According to a Reddit post from an alleged Gamestop employee, it was announced today in a manager’s meeting for Activision games that if you pre-order the new Call of Duty: Advance Warfare when you pick up Destiny, you’ll get an exclusive black & gold shader. The Redditor seems reliable based on his history but says an official announcement won’t happen until 8/28/14. A local Gamestop was unable to verify but didn’t deny the possibility.
Shaders are in-game items used to change the color of the armor your Guardians are wearing. They come in many combinations and can be gained a variety of ways from a variety of vendors.
Update: It’s been officially announced!
This follows Gamestop’s other exclusive item for Destiny, an upgraded Sparrow available as a preorder bonus. As of now, Gamestop is the only retailer offering exclusive in-game items for Destiny. Other pre-order bonuses, such as the Vanguard Armory, are available at most retail locations.Gamestop also has a bonus for COD: AW when you pre-order Destiny.