Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: Bungie

Destiny: Rise of Iron now available, transition program begins

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Destiny’s latest expansion, Rise of Iron, is now available for download. The $29.99 add-on is the game’s largest to date, introducing The Plaguelands on Earth, the six-player Raid Felwinter Peak, a three-player Strike, four player-versus-player maps, Supremacy competitive mode, and a social space home to a stronghold that needs to be retaken. A new story partners players with Lord Saladin to battle an evil spreading a disease across the land. An extra Raid, Wrath of the Machine, is also slated to go live at noon on Friday.

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Bungie releases launch trailer for Destiny: Rise of Iron

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A new video mixing rendered and in-game footage has gone live for Destiny’s latest add-on, Rise of Iron. The launch trailer runs nearly two minutes and offers a quick overview of the backstory and current mission. Around half of the footage features several of the new gameplay elements, including The Plaguelands location, Felwinter Peak social space, and added weaponry.

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Destiny to get Private Match option tomorrow for PS4, Xbox One

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Bungie will be adding Private Matches to Destiny ahead of the release of Rise of Iron. Tomorrow, current-gen versions—that is, PS4 and Xbox One, as weird as that remains to say—will allow players to host sessions from up to 18 modes across nearly 30 maps.

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Destiny – The Collection, digital legacy upgrade promo announced

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As Bungie preps the next add-on for Destiny, Rise of Iron, the studio is also planning on releasing an all-in-one package, Destiny – The Collection. Scheduled to launch on September 20, alongside Rise of Iron, the bundle will include Expansion I & II, The Dark Below, House of Wolves, The Taken King, and Rise of Iron. Players who pre-order Collection digitally will be able to immediately download the game and all available expansions. Digital and physical pre-orders will also receive the black and silver Iron Gjallarhorn rocket launcher. For those who own The Taken King digitally on a legacy console, from now until January 31, Bungie is offering a $40 upgrade path in the same console family.

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Destiny: Rise of Iron trailer, screens released for pre-order bonus

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Bungie has released a new trailer for Destiny’s upcoming expansion Rise of Iron. The video showcases a new pre-order bonus, the Gjallarwing Sparrow. Start it to see the ride in action, stay for the ridiculous stunts. Rise of Iron is scheduled to launch later this summer, and note that it will require both parts of The Taken King.

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Bungie announces new Destiny expansion, Rise of Iron

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Destiny is being expanded later this year with the new Rise of Iron expansion. Beginning September 20, the $29.99 add-on will augment the base game and two The Taken King expansions (re: they are required) with a new storyline that will see players becoming Iron Lords as they join with old heroes to face a spreading plague. The pack will add a new setting on Earth, The Plaguelands, along with a six-player Raid (Felwinter Peak), three-player co-op Strike, social space, weapons, gear, multiplayer maps, and a mutated variation of the Fallen. To combat the new threats, the Light level will be increased and the Gjallarhorn will be reintroduced.

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Destiny – Update 2.2.0 gear to be detailed in new livestream

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Bungie has announced the line-up and topic for their second Destiny livestream event. Update 2.2.0, set to go live on April 12, is going to be further detailed tomorrow at 1 p.m. (CST) with a new group. Art lead Keith Bachman and designer Brent Woodrow will be joining the stream to discuss the new gear that’s being included with the patch. To check it out, bookmark Bungie’s Twitch channel.

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(PlayStation 4 Review) Destiny: The Taken King – Legendary Edition

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“… a great buy for both newcomers and returning players who skipped out on the early expansions.”

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Destiny: The Taken King Legendary Edition, DLC now available

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Destiny: The Taken King is now available online and in stores. The expansion introduces a new enemy, King Oryx, who has unleashed his soldiers in revenge for the death of his son Crota. In addition to the quest to defeat Oryx, The Taken King adds three new Guardian subclasses, Strikes, and Crucible maps, along with the new King’s Fall Raid and new armor and weapons. King’s Fall will go live at noon (CST) on Friday, September 18. New players can opt to grab Destiny: The Taken King Legendary Edition, which also includes the first two expansions, The Dark Below and House of Wolves, for $59.99. For current players, The Taken Ling can be purchased by itself for $39.99. A one-time character boost, Spark of Light, will be included with both in order to get players up to level 25 so that they can take part in the new content.

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Destiny: The Taken King live-action launch trailer released

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A new live-action launch trailer has been posted for Destiny: The Taken King. The trailer, titled Evil’s Most Wanted, follows a Guardian Fireteam alongside their Ghost companion as they set out to take down the game’s new enemy, King Oryx. All set to Led Zeppelin, of course.

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