Microsoft Stores holding Destiny Launch Event, Giftbags and Prizes

Destiny launches tonight and Microsoft stores around the U.S. will be holding midnight launch events.

Microsoft will be giving away free gift bags with a Microsoft branded water bottle, Xbox t-shirt, Destiny poster, and a Destiny wristband to the first 100 people who arrive at the store to pick up their copy of Destiny.

“Join us on Monday, September 8th at 10 pm for the Destiny Midnight Launch party at your local Microsoft Store. There will be gift bags, giveaways, snacks and in-store game play! Plus you can get your copy of Destiny when the game launches at midnight on 9/9,”

All Microsoft stores will be taking part except for those in Garden State Plaza, Rockingham Mall, Fashion Centre at Pentagon City, Westroads Mall, and Roosevelt Field. You can play Destiny in store when they open for the release at 10 p.m. and snacks and prizes will be available as well. The launch party will take place from 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. and lines will begin at 9 p.m.