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Destiny Reveals Release Date, Content for First Expansion

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Activision and Bungie have announced the Destiny expansion, The Dark Below, will be available for download on December 9th.

 

The expansion will include the following:

  • New weapons, armor, and gear to earn, including Legendary and Exotic items 
  • Light Level cap raised to 32 and five additional Bounty slots added 
  • New story quests and missions – after years hiding amongst the Hive shadows, a new character, Eris, has come forth bearing an ominous warning: The Hive seek to summon a god, Crota, to destroy the Earth. Find Eris in the Tower to take on special quests that include three new missions where you will increase your Light and earn new rewards 
  • New cooperative Strike, The Will of Crota, pits you and your Fireteam against Omnigul as she works to expand the Hive army at the command of her master, Crota 
  • Three new competitive multiplayer arenas
    • Pantheon – set deep within the Black Garden in an ancient Vex temple that features Vex-designed landscapes and tight corridors
    • Skyshock – an old interplanetary defense array that offers both vehicle and infantry engagements
    • The Cauldron – an abandoned Hive ritual site that offers close-quarter combat 
  • New six-player Raid, Crota’s End, set deep within the depths of the Hellmouth 
  • PlayStation platforms will also get access to an exclusive cooperative Strike,The Undying Mind, and more (timed exclusive until at least Fall 2015)

The Dark Below is priced at $19.99 or as part of the Destiny Expansion Pass $34.99, which includes both Expansion I and Expansion II, on PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, Xbox One, and Xbox 360.

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