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Destiny player digs up hidden House of Wolves DLC details, Bungie urges caution

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A Destiny player on Reddit looks to have dug up some early details on the game's next expansion, House of Wolves, including all manner of gear, weapons, a new light level cap raise and possibly even a release date. But Bungie warns that Destiny players shouldn't get too carried away with those leaked House of Wolves details.

Reddit user megamanexe64, who is apparently playing Destiny in Japanese, says that they managed to uncover dozens of pieces of Crucible and Vanguard armor for the Hunter, Warlock and Titan classes, as well as a handful of new guns and rocket launchers. The new items were allegedly spotted and screen-capped while visiting an in-game vendor.

There are some other intriguing details posted by megamanexe64, including what looks like a new faction and a level 32 weekly Nightfall strike. There's also speculation that House of Wolves will be released on May 19, though it's not clear how the Reddit user came to that particular conclusion.

A screenshot says House of Wolves will introduce "a new Awoken storyline plus an exclusive Raid," "three new Crucible maps and a new Fallen Strike" and "hundreds of new weapons, armor and gear."

While much of the information appears to be sourced from the game itself — there are numerous screenshots of the new gear — Bungie community manager David Dague, aka DeeJ, says those details are all subject to change.

"Aside from giving it a name, Bungie has yet to reveal the House of Wolves," Dague wrote on the Bungie forums. "That means that anything you know about it can change. We have a team working on the experience in their own fancy room, and they have some exciting surprises up their sleeves."

Dague referred to the items as "placeholder" and that Bungie reserves the right to change what's seen in the leaked images.

"Any stats or assumptions about power or impact or handsomeness are months old, and do not reflect the things that we're doing to adapt to what you've taught us about Destiny. There is a process here, and you're a part of it," he said.

"All we ask is that you leave your mind open to the evolutions that are inevitable. What you see here are very old ghosts from our pre-launch database. These are not the necessarily wolves you're looking for."

Last month, Bungie designer Luke Smith said that the developer is looking to correct some of the mistakes it made with Destiny's reward economy in The Dark Below, Destiny's first expansion.


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