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Destiny The Dark Below DLC Announced

Posted By: Staff
Wed, 10/29/2014 - 15:26


A new DLC has been announced for Destiny with "The Dark Below," which becomes available December 9th.

The Dark Below marks the first expansion to the universe since Destiny’s record-breaking launch in September and features all-new weapons and gear to earn through new story, co-operative and multiplayer activities.

“Destiny was created as a living universe, which has allowed us to improve the experience post launch in real-time,” Harold Ryan, President of Bungie, said in a statement. “It also gives us insight into the things players are looking for in new content. We’ve seen from feedback that people want new activities, gear and weapons and of course the immensely popular Raid. The community helps shape our development decisions and that’s really important to us.”

Destiny Expansion I: The Dark Below will feature 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 co-operative 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 co-operative Strike,The Undying Mind and an exotic weapon, and more (timed exclusive until at least Autumn 2015)

Players can purchase The Dark Below individually ($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.