Bungie and Activision announced Destiny: Rise of Iron. This new chapter features an all new cinematic story campaign set within The Plaguelands, a brand new location on Earth along with brand-new six-player Raid, Felwinter Peak, a new social space that looks out onto The Plaguelands, new cooperative three-player Strike, more quests, weapons, gear, competitive multiplayer mode and maps, a Light level increase, a new mutated enemy faction of the Fallen
“Rise of Iron is an exciting addition to the Destiny universe,” said Pete Parsons, CEO of Bungie. “We are continually blown away and inspired by the growing Destiny community’s energy and enthusiasm.”
“We have been working hard with our partners at Bungie and are planning great, new content for Destiny’s 30 million registered players. Rise of Iron is the first step in fulfilling that promise,” said Eric Hirshberg, CEO of Activision. “There’s a ton of content packed in Rise of Iron, including a new location, a new Raid and a new Strike, combined with more quests, weapons, gear, a competitive multiplayer mode and more that we think players are going to love.”
All Rise of Iron players will be able to acquire the Gjallarhorn. Players who pre-order the new expansion will receive the limited-edition, black and silver Iron Gjallarhorn obtained by completing the related in-game quest.
Rise of Iron launches on 20th September, 2016 for the PS4 system and Xbox One.