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Destiny's Refer-A-Friend is out next week. Here's how you qualify

Oh look, another great excuse to use the word Kinderguardians. Bungie has announced (opens in new tab) that its Refer-A-Friend program kicks off on Monday 23rd of November. Destiny's new dance and high five emotes (opens in new tab) were leaked last week as rewards for playing with a freshly plucked Guardian to the game but now we know a little more.

"The Holiday season is rolling in like a cold-weather front," says Bungie's update (opens in new tab). "With it, many Kinderguardians will join us in the Tower to find shelter from the cold of winter – and, just maybe, the friendship needed to survive a Quest. Take one under your mighty wing of Light and we’ll reward your mentorship."

But what constitutes a new Guardian when this starts on Monday? "To participate, you’ll need to find the Tango to your Cash. Currently active Guardians will be considered Veterans, and people purchasing/playing Destiny: The Taken King for the first time will be considered Referral candidates," says the post. "Stay close to help.bungie.net for more information when the Refer-A-Friend program launches next week."

Yep, even if you just started ahead of Monday's release, it looks like you're a veteran now. In theory there's probably nothing to stop you signing in on another user account and going through the process with a Veteran and then doing it again so you can both get the goods but perhaps finding a new Kinderguardian would be easier. We'll know more soon. All I can say is I really want that high five.

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Louise Blain
Louise Blain

Louise Blain is a journalist and broadcaster specialising in gaming, technology, and entertainment. She is the presenter of BBC Radio 3’s monthly Sound of Gaming show and has a weekly consumer tech slot on BBC Radio Scotland. She can also be found on BBC Radio 4, BBC Five Live, Netflix UK's YouTube Channel, and on The Evolution of Horror podcast. As well as her work on GamesRadar, Louise writes for NME, T3, and TechRadar. When she’s not working, you can probably find her watching horror movies or playing an Assassin’s Creed game and getting distracted by Photo Mode.