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Destiny's next expansion is The Taken King, launching Sept. 15

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Destiny's next expansion is The Taken King, and it will be released Sept. 15, developer Bungie announced today during Sony's E3 2015 press briefing.

Today's announcement confirms a leak from earlier this month. The Taken King will introduce new subclasses for each Guardian type, along with new super moves. It will cost $39.99, which is twice as much as Destiny's first two expansions, and physical and digital Collector's Editions will be available for $79.99. Both Collector's Editions come with vanilla Destiny and the first two expansions as well as The Taken King, along with exclusive content.

"Oryx is coming, Guardian," the narrator intones in the trailer, which you can watch above. "You got his attention. Now go get his head."

In Destiny's first expansion, The Dark Below, players took down Crota, the son of Oryx, in the add-on's raid. The Taken King will arrive just about 53 weeks after Destiny itself launched.

Sony Computer Entertainment's Adam Boyes mentioned that "there's always going to be more Destiny on PlayStation" because of Sony's special arrangement with publisher Activision. The exclusive content for PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4 players in The Taken King includes a strike and unique gear.

The Taken King will add "new story campaign and quests, new enemies to fight, new locations to explore, new Strikes and Crucible maps, a new Raid that will put players to the ultimate test, and more," according to Destiny's website.