In the first Dungeons & Dragons Online producer's letter of the post-Turbine era, Dan "Severlin" Ciccolini has given players a forward look at the next update and a bit of a peek into the future. Update 34 will include a new dungeon, a champion overhaul and the Reaper diffculty.
Reaper difficulty dungeons become more dangerous where "denizens from the Planes are actively trying to kill you as is the Dungeon Master". According to the post, this special level brings "10 Skulls worth of difficulty".
Other 2017 things to look forward to:
Check out the full letter on the Dungeons & Dragons Online site.