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The Dark Below Expansion Launches

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Destiny players have a lot to look forward to with today's release of the first expansion, The Dark Below. The expansion features key improvements including a level cap increase, new story missions, new weapons and equipment and much more.

Destiny Expansion I: The Dark Below features the following:

  • o   New Loot - Earn new weapons, armor, and gear, including new Legendary and Exotic items.
  • o   Level Increase - Raise your Light Level to 32
  • o   New Story Missions and Quests - Journey through new Hive-themed story missions and quests where you are tasked with stopping the resurrection of an ancient god, Crota
  • o   New cooperative 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
  • o   New six-player Raid - Assemble your six-player Fireteam to attempt Crota's End, set deep within the depths of the Hellmouth with all-new gameplay mechanics and enemy bosses
  • o   New competitive multiplayer arenas:
    • Pantheon - Set in an ancient Vex temple inside the Black Garden that features Vex-designed landscapes and tight corridors
    • Skyshock - An old interplanetary defense array that offers engagements for both vehicle and infantry
    • The Cauldron - An abandoned Hive ritual site that offers close-quarter combat
  • o   New EV-30 Tumbler Sparrow - Players that purchase and redeem the Destiny Expansion Pass or Destiny Expansion I: The Dark Below by January 15, 2015 will receive the EV-30 Tumbler Sparrow, enabling its riders to drive fast, take flight, and perform a set of mid-air tricks
  • o   PlayStation Exclusive Content* - PlayStation® players will also get access to an exclusive cooperative Strike, The Undying Mind, and exclusive exotic weapon, The 4th Horseman shotgun

Find out more on the Destiny site.


Suzie Ford

Suzie is the former Associate Editor and News Manager at MMORPG.com. Follow her on Twitter @MMORPGMom