Bungie and Activision have released a large expansion to the action shooter Destiny entitled Destiny: Rise of Iron. The expansion is now available alongisde the all-in-one experience Destiny – The Collection, which features each release from the franchise so far.
“Rise of Iron’s record shattering pre-orders make it by far our most anticipated expansion for Destiny ever – and for good reason. It’s packed with incredible new adventures that Destiny players are going to love,” said Activision CEO Eric Hirshberg. “Along with our partners at Bungie, we can’t wait for our fans to explore “The Plaguelands,” conquer an entirely new Raid, “Wrath of the Machine,” and tackle all new modes, a new Strike, quests, weapons, and gear. I, for one, can’t stop playing. And you won’t be able to either.”
The expansion has set a new record for any Destiny expansion pre-order so far, and Bungie CEO Pete Parsons is eager to further the lore of the series.”The team was excited to expand upon the heroic tale from one of Destiny’s most renowned characters in Destiny: Rise of Iron,” he said. “We can’t wait to see the memories and stories that will unfold as the community discovers what it means to become an Iron Lord.”
Destiny: Rise of Iron explores the backstory behind “The Iron Banner,” fighting alongside Lord Saladin in an all new setting called “The Plaguelands”. The expansion is now available on Xbox One and PS4.