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New Destiny: Rise of Iron details leak from Xbox Store

Journey to the Plaguelands with Lord Saladin

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The next expansion for Destiny, Rise of Iron, will include a new raid, a boost to Guardians' maximum Light, a new zone called the Plaguelands and much more, according to the game's listing on

Microsoft quickly pulled that listing — which, like Rise of Iron's release date, leaked a day ahead of Bungie's official reveal — after it went live, but it's available through a Google cache.

In Destiny: Rise of Iron, players will join Iron Banner Crucible master Lord Saladin in a battle against Fallen mutants in Old Russia. Here's the full description of Rise of Iron, from

Destiny: Rise of Iron is the next highly anticipated expansion to the Destiny universe. The wall which stood for centuries along the southern border of Old Russia has collapsed. Fallen mutants now scavenge the tombs of the Golden Age, and the plague they have unearthed in the wastes is more dangerous than even they understand. Join Lord Saladin. Journey into the Plaguelands. Learn the fate of the Iron Lords and stop the growing threat before it is too late.


  • 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

Bungie will host a livestream, tomorrow, June 9, to provide official details on Destiny: Rise of Iron.

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