Destiny 2 community unites in tribute to Zavala actor Lance Reddick

Destiny 2 community unites in tribute to Zavala actor Lance Reddick

The Destiny 2 community comes together this weekend to pay their respects to the late Lance Reddick, who played Commander Zavala of the Titan Vanguard in Bungie’s space game since its original release in 2014. Reddick, who died tragically this week, is known for his television roles. series that includes The Wire, Oz, and Bosch, as well as his roles in games like Horizon and the upcoming Hellboy: Web of Wyrd, and is set to reprise his role as Janitor Charon in John Wick Chapter 4, which opens in March.

It’s hard to pick a single voice that defines Destiny, but Reddick’s consistent and inspiring performance as Zavala is certainly a strong contender for that accolade. From its trademark, “Eyes up, Guardian”, to its involvement in the most recent expansion, Destiny 2 Lightfall, which begins with an impassioned speech from Zavala imploring the Guardians to “keep the enemy away from the Traveler, to all cost”. , Reddick’s instantly recognizable voice has been synonymous with Destiny for nearly a decade.

Reddick himself has long been an enthusiastic member of the Destiny 2 fanbase. Over the years, he’s often shared clips of himself attempting to play the game while battling the affectionate affections of his dogs, or taking the opportunity to read community memes and fan requests about his character as the iconic Comandante Zavala.

Bungie released a statement on Friday evening that lee“Lance Reddick was an iconic presence on screen, in Destiny, and most importantly, in person. His love for our community shone through in Commander Zavala, in his unwavering dedication to his craft, and in the radiant kindness that touched those who served him. surrounded. To say he will be missed is a profound understatement, but no less true. Rest in peace Lance.

Other team members also shared their thoughts, including senior dialogue designer Kareem Shuman. add“He was not only professional, he was also cheerful and fun during the recording sessions. His talent inspired us to new heights. He lit up our community and I’m so sad he’s gone.”

Meanwhile, the community has taken the initiative to pay their respects in-game by visiting Commander Zavala in the tower and holding group vigils as a mark of respect. Many gather together, using poses and gestures to stand around the Titan Vanguard, offering salutes or brandishing their shields, hammers and other such tools.

Writing gaming articles is, for the most part, a real joy and a task that I enjoy doing. But this one really hurts. For me, Destiny’s Commander Zavala and The Wire’s Lt. Daniels will always be Reddick’s defining roles, but, just like those, I’ll also remember his smiling face every time he delivered another full video. mind shot on her phone. Reddick’s boundless enthusiasm and care for his work shone through in every appearance, and he will be sorely missed.

As tributes continue, players honor are Commander Zavala takes screenshots of the Destiny 2 Root of Nightmares raid victory together and brings out their best Destiny 2 Titan builds, regardless of which Destiny 2 class they would normally prefer.

Brent Dubin
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