Destiny’s next expansion Rise of Iron releasing this September

by Joshua Russo



After leaking last month Bungie has official announced Destiny‘s next expansion. Rise of Iron will release on September 20th for $29.99 for both the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. The announcement came during Bungie’s Destiny stream this morning with an official reveal trailer.

Destiny: Rise of Iron is the next highly anticipated expansion to the Destiny universe. It features an all new cinematic story campaign set within The Plaguelands, a brand new location on Earth. Under the command of Lord Saladin you will face a new faction of Fallen Devils, the Splicers, while unravelling the mystery of the Iron Lords. Rise of Iron features new weapons, armor, and gear, as well as a new cooperative three-player Strike, a new mode and maps for the Crucible competitive multiplayer, and an all new six-player cooperative Raid.


  • New Story Campaign & Quests
  • New Armor and Gear
  • New Weapons
  • New Raid
  • Maximum Light Increase
  • New Strike
  • New Plaguelands Zone & Social Space
  • New Crucible Mode & Maps
  • New Enemy Faction and Bosses

Unlike the previous three expansions, Rise of Iron will not release on PlayStation 3 or Xbox 360. Players who preorder Rise of Iron will receive an Iron Gjallarhorn rocket launcher as a bonus.


In order to play Rise of Iron, Destiny owners must have the previous expansions installed; The Dark Below, House of Wolves and The Taken King.



About Joshua Russo

Josh has been playing video games since before he learned how to read and write. He fell in love with both and eventually combined the two to create the Next Save Point. His favorite video game series' are Pokémon, Uncharted, Mass Effect, Dragon Quest, Fallout and Borderlands.

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