Destiny 2: Curse of Osiris

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Destiny 2: Curse of Osiris is ranked in the 12th percentile of games scored on OpenCritic.

Rating Summary

Based on 50 critic reviews
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OpenCritic Rating

56

Top Critic Average

2%

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Based on 50 critic reviews

Score Distribution

Unscored Reviews

Fandom
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Fandom

Top Critic

Unscored
Dec 7, 2017

Destiny 2 may well be worth playing again in the future, but as it stands, you’re better off waiting for the inevitable Taken King–style year two refresh.

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TheSixthAxis
Unscored
Unscored
Dec 11, 2017

Curse of Osiris won't be viewed as the best expansion Destiny has ever seen, but its release will hopefully mark a turning point for the game as a whole. While the added content is nice to help bring people back into the fold, more important are the changes to add more reasons to keep on playing the game beyond this short story. There's still work to be done, but this is a start.

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PlayStation LifeStyle
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Unscored
Dec 15, 2017

Destiny 2 and its expansions are all tough to review for this very reason. I've got some frustrations with Curse of Osiris–mostly with the lackluster campaign and unvaried patrol space—but it has largely pulled me back in to my traditional weekly ritual of completing various milestones in Destiny 2. How long that will last remains to be seen, but the immediate future looks promising.

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VG247
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Unscored
Dec 7, 2017

Don't buy Destiny 2: Curse of Osiris, and stop playing Destiny 2 until it gets a really thorough overhaul. This is my advice to you, and it comes from the heart.

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Post Arcade (National Post)
Unscored
Unscored
Dec 7, 2017

All I can really say is that Destiny 2: Curse of Osiris is sufficient for someone like me, an admittedly casual Destiny player. I've found it worth the price of admission, and satisfying once consumed.

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Scored Reviews

Digital Chumps
8 / 10.0
8 / 10.0
Jun 9, 2017

A good addition to the Destiny 2 package.

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GameGrin
7.5 / 10.0
7.5 / 10.0
Dec 30, 2017

Curse Of Osiris Is very fun on the first playthrough, however playing through the story on a second or third character can be very tiresome and not very fun. The raid is the biggest addition to this DLC and is the best part, if you haven't already bought the season pass and are on the fence just think, did I enjoy Crota's End? If the answer is yes then I highly recommend this DLC. If you played Destiny 2 for its story, then this DLC will disappoint you and I can't recommend it to you.

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VGProfessional
7.3 / 10.0
7.3 / 10.0
Dec 17, 2017

Destiny 2's first expansion Curse of Osiris could've been a unique opportunity to tell an exciting story around a legendary figure of the lore, but instead added a disappointing amount of new content and bland story. It still is worth some praise on the front of couple of area's artistic direction, the new raid and some weapons, but even as a big fan of Destiny, it's hard for me to recommend buying this expansion.

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Game Informer
7.3 / 10.0
7.3 / 10.0
Dec 14, 2017

The storytelling lacks punch, the new play spaces aren't used to their full potential, and the endgame loop still has problems, but Curse of Osiris has more under the hood than first appears

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COGconnected
70 / 100
70 / 100
Dec 12, 2017

There's a fair amount of fun to be had in Curse of Osiris.

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Attack of the Fanboy
Dec 11, 2017

Curse of Osiris continues to shine in both gameplay and presentation with its new Raid Lair content being some of the best we've seen.  However, a short campaign, and Mercury being so small with a sheer lack of activities to do, make completing the quests for new weapons and gear a bit repetitive.

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Critical Hit
6.5 / 10.0
6.5 / 10.0
Dec 7, 2017

Destiny 2's first substantial piece of DLC may look pretty, but it's a surface fix that misses the mark on truly pushing the series forward.

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GamingTrend
65 / 100
65 / 100
Dec 11, 2017

Destiny 2: Curse of Osiris has an excellent new raid and an interesting campaign, but is severely lacking in meaningful content and plagued by a host of larger issues that have yet to be addressed.

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Spaziogames
6.5 / 10.0
6.5 / 10.0
Dec 22, 2017

The Curse of Osiris lives on highs and lows: on the one hand the quality of the contents, on the other the quantity, too small to represent a consistent introduction capable of shifting the balance.

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Wccftech
6.5 / 10.0
6.5 / 10.0
Jan 4, 2018

Curse of Osiris offers little as far as content is concerned. The brief campaign is forgettable and treated more like hold-over content than a proper full expansion. The only real redeeming feature about Curse of Osiris are the Raid Lairs.

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GameCynic
6.1 / 10.0
6.1 / 10.0
Dec 7, 2017

Gorgeous visuals and shiny new loot fail to make up for a short, underwhelming story which completely fails to take advantage of a potentially amazing Infinite Forest. Light on both content and innovation, Curse of Osiris is a disappointing first expansion.

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PSX Brasil
60 / 100
60 / 100
Dec 11, 2017

The Curse of Osiris does not bring what Destiny 2 needs and does not solve most of the problems that the game presents. The new Raid and the campaign modes are interesting but could be better inserted into the game universe, and all the new content is not enough to be worth the price of the expansion.

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GameMAG
6 / 10
GameMAG

Top Critic

6 / 10
Jan 4, 2018

Destiny 2: Curse of Osiris - not a bad expansion, which once again reminds us that the Bungie artists are one of the most talented in the industry. Shooting elemets are still great, but the reuse of content, a story full of monstrous dialogues and lack of motivation to play further after going through all the activities can disappoint old fans and players who have been waiting for new content for a long time. Now we can only hope that the real epic in the scale of The Taken King lies ahead...

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AusGamers
6 / 10.0
6 / 10.0
Dec 14, 2017

Whether this will suffice to keep players engaged until the next expansion hits remains to be seen. I think it's safe to assume the potential for randomised rolls on weapons and perks will be ameliorated by Bungie's heavy-handed approach to the weapons system for the sake of striking a balance between PvE and PvP.

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IGN Spain
6 / 10.0
6 / 10.0
Dec 7, 2017

A short and easy story, dull assaults, boring multiplayer maps and a small social space. That means that The Curse of Osiris could have been great, but as it is, it's far from achieving that.

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IGN Middle East
6 / 10.0
6 / 10.0
Dec 8, 2017

Curse of Osiris expansion has a good story, but with repetitive missions, a small planet with few activities plus two new maps for crucible, weapons, Strike and Raid missions, at last we could say it's more of the same.

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God is a Geek
6 / 10.0
6 / 10.0
Dec 21, 2017

A lacklustre first offering that gets by on a few star turns and the same stirling gunplay.

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Twinfinite
3 / 5.0
3 / 5.0
Dec 18, 2017

It's disappointing because the foundation is there. I can't help but feel that there just wasn't enough time to fully flesh this expansion out.

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Softpedia
6 / 10.0
6 / 10.0
Jan 5, 2018

Seeing how Bungie approached the Destiny 2 expansion matter, I have low expectations from the next DLC that should arrive in the coming months and you should too.

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IGN
5.5 / 10.0
5.5 / 10.0
Dec 10, 2017

Curse of Osiris landed in Destiny 2 with a thud. Its campaign and story are a bust, its new content is mixed and buggy at best, and it does nothing to address the community's loud cries for fixes to the endgame. The few redeeming features are its more challenging and varied Adventures, and the Raid Lair's puzzles and tough boss battle.

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Areajugones
5.5 / 10.0
5.5 / 10.0
Dec 10, 2017

Curse of Osiris is a step back on the narrative level and a it has been very coward on the gameplay level. Great artistic style, new weapons and a new raid is what saves this expansion from being a disaster. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-ldb4'); });

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NEOsite
5.5 / 10.0
5.5 / 10.0
Dec 7, 2017

"Curse of Osiris" looked like a promising story expansion for Destiny 2. Sadly, except the artists, no one in Bungie knows what they should do, so we got an exceptionally lousy DLC with a price tag much too high.

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Impulsegamer
2.7 / 5.0
2.7 / 5.0
Dec 12, 2017

Aside from small additions such as new ‘Masterworks' variations of weapons being available and the requisite cosmetic items, players can also tweak the look of their armor sets by completing tasks in-game or take part in a kind of ‘raid-within-a-raid' which again just reuses the environment from the first major raid.

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GamePro
54 / 100
54 / 100
Dec 11, 2017

Curse of Osiris is a thin first DLC for Destiny 2, uninspired and filled with playful boredom - apart from the new Mini-Raid.

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Destructoid
5 / 10.0
5 / 10.0
Dec 6, 2017

A DLC that as is, is up there with House of Wolves as the worst Destiny add-on to date. It's a stop-gap solution meant to spackle some of the game's cracks, and the real coat of paint hasn't quite come yet.

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Metro GameCentral
5 / 10
Metro GameCentral

Top Critic

5 / 10
Dec 7, 2017

A distinctly unambitious expansion that adds nothing meaningful to the parent game except a very short, and mostly dull, new story campaign.

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GRYOnline.pl
5 / 10.0
5 / 10.0
Dec 12, 2017

Curse of Osiris is a great example of how not to make a paid DLC. The product looks like it was stitched together from some previously discarded elements. It should be free, especially since the developers promised more frequent content updates this time around. Bungie should learn from creators of The Division (a great free DLC) or Horizon (great paid The Frozen Wilds).

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Hardcore Gamer
2.5 / 5.0
2.5 / 5.0
Dec 11, 2017

In the same year we got great expansions like The Frozen Wilds for Horizon Zero Dawn, Defiant Honor for Nioh and In The Name of the Tsar for Battlefield 1, it's amazing how dull Destiny 2 – Expansion I: Curse of Osiris is.

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Gamerheadquarters
5 / 10.0
5 / 10.0
Sep 11, 2018

Destiny 2: Curse of Osiris disappoints providing a short campaign with a sporadic narrative.

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GameSpot
5 / 10
5 / 10
Dec 11, 2017

Destiny 2's first DLC expansion, Curse of Osiris, adds lots of filler and little substance.

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Cubed3
5 / 10
5 / 10
Dec 19, 2017

Curse of Osiris doesn't really do anything to enhance the Destiny 2 experience, aside from the new raid and some nice quality of life upgrades.

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Digital Trends
Dec 7, 2017

Full of repetition, "Curse of Osiris" feels like a step back for "Destiny 2."

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Push Square
5 / 10
5 / 10
Dec 7, 2017

Destiny 2: Curse of Osiris is ultimately more Destiny 2 for those who want it, and that would be fine if it wasn't stuffed with so much squandered potential. For its asking price, there's no reason not to expect more from this first expansion. The story missions range from okay to insultingly dull, and the one truly interesting concept that Bungie introduces -- the Infinite Forest -- ends up being little more than a tedious shooting gallery. The most frustrating part of all this is that the developer has been here before, and it still insists on repeating the same mistakes all over again.

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GamesRadar+
Dec 19, 2017

Consistently failing to meet the potential visible in any of its currently-slight content, Curse of Orisis does not satisfy as an expansion in its own right, or as an addition to the wider Destiny 2 ecosystem.

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LevelUp
5 / 10.0
5 / 10.0
Dec 23, 2017

Far from fixing some of the endgame problems with Destiny 2, Curse of Osiris gave us a disappointing campaign, short contents and mediocre activities.

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Gameblog
5 / 10
5 / 10
Dec 26, 2017

Sadly, Destiny 2 : Curse of Osiris offers a really short and unsatisfying campaign. The story is unengaging and the whole content feels a bit weak, even if the new raid deserves to be tried.

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Game Revolution
Dec 7, 2017

Destiny 2 Curse of Osiris was wholly underwhelming, and I hope very much that Bungie steps their game up for the second expansion.

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PowerPyx
5 / 10
PowerPyx
PowerPyx
5 / 10
Dec 6, 2017

A DLC that locks main game content? Yes, it exists, and it’s called Curse of Osiris. If you have the main game but not the DLC it has locked content that was previously accessible to you. Now locked behind a DLC paywall: Prestige Strikes, Prestige Raids, Trials, and the Platinum Trophy / 1000 Gamerscore. This is content you already paid for with the main game. The introduction of the DLC stole all of this away from base game players. Whether this is an ‘inventive’ way to push a DLC purchase or just a mishap, it’s a slap in the face to all Destiny 2 players and divides the player base. $20 is way too pricy for a 2 hour story and tiny new area. When a full game is $60, a $20 DLC should be one third the size, not one tenth.

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Atomix
50 / 100
50 / 100
Dec 13, 2017

A pretty disappointing piece of DLC. We hope that Bungie will learn the lesson and make a better game in the future.

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Gaming Nexus
4.9 / 10.0
4.9 / 10.0
Jan 8, 2018

Unless you've already bought this as part of a season pass, don't waste your money on Curse of Osiris until Bungie actually changes direction, and I'm not talking about executing their proposed changes which painfully miss the mark yet again. The base game of Destiny 2 is a great shooter for 50-60 hours of solid content on your first play through of a redemptive story. But there is no endgame to keep going beyond that and there isn't anything packaged into this DLC than enhances that initial experience. At this point, if you're desperate for a looter/shooter then either fire up Destiny 1 again, watch Anthem videos on YouTube and hope for a brighter Q4 2018, or else maybe go give the Division a chance. It had a dumpster fire launch but can be had on the cheap now and I hear it's become a very good game in its current state.

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MMOGames
4 / 10.0
4 / 10.0
Dec 26, 2017

Destiny 2: Curse of Osiris feels like rushed DLC that was never expected to fix what the glaring problems with the base game. Rather than attempt anything, the lazy additions come off as what would in any other game be added in a free content patch, a skeletal selection of missions and events that are both minuscule in scope and forgettable at the same time.

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Saudi Gamer
4 / 10
4 / 10
Dec 20, 2017

This DLC falls flat like its story, Don't expect major changes, it just gives more of what the players of Destiny want.

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3DNews
4 / 10.0
4 / 10.0
Dec 15, 2017

The stupid DLC - is expensive and does not offer for its price almost nothing good. It remains only to regret those who hurried and spent on the season ticket.

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GamingBolt
4 / 10.0
4 / 10.0
Dec 12, 2017

Soon to be mentioned in a "not working as intended" faux apology, Destiny 2's Curse of Osiris DLC is just bad. It offers nothing of substance and wastes all of its good ideas while asking you to pay $20. Skip it if you value your sanity, raid lair or no raid lair.

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Just Push Start
4 / 10.0
4 / 10.0
Jan 10, 2018

For better or worse, Curse of Osiris is more of the same.

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