Destiny’s first expansion, The Dark Below is now available for download on Xbox 360, Xbox One, PlayStation 3, and PlayStation 4, Activision has announced.
According to the publisher, The Dark Below adds new content to almost every activity in the game.
“Since launch, we’ve made significant real-time improvements to the game based on player feedback, and our first expansion will include the things people want more of in the Destiny universe,” said Bungie COO Pete Parsons.
“These are new activities, gear, and weapons, along with another fan-favourite Raid, that expand the gameplay experience.”
The Dark Below features the following:
◆ New Loot – Earn new weapons, armour, and gear, including new Legendary and Exotic items.
◆ Level Increase – Raise your Light Level to 32
◆ 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
◆ 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
◆ 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
◆ 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
◆ 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
◆ PlayStation Exclusive Content: a cooperative Strike, The Undying Mind, and exclusive exotic weapon, The 4th Horseman shotgun
The Dark Below is available by itself or as part of the Destiny Expansion Pass, which includes the game’s first two expansions.