The Taken King Expansion Announced for Destiny

By Devin McIntyre, 2 years ago
During Sony's E3 press conference last night, Bungie took to the stage to officially announce the upcoming expansion for Destiny, "The Taken King". This DLC will focus on Oryx, the father of Crota and the Taken King, who wields the power control the Taken Army, vile corruptions who have been wholly consumed and possessed by the darkness. Along with everything expected from a Destiny expansion, "The Taken King" will also bring a new subclass for all three classes in the game. The Titan class will gain the Sunbreaker subclass, a flame focused subclass that allows you to summon the Hammer of Sol and wreak having on your foes from above.

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The Hunter class gets the Nightstalker subclass, allowing you to use a void bow and arrow to teather enemies to a void anchor, slowing and suppressing them.

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Finally, Warlocks will now be able to use the Stormcaller subclass, where they can chain arc lightning from their hands.

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All this and more can be seen in action in "The Taken King" reveal trailer:

This new expansion will be available September 15th for Xbox One and Xbox 360. For those of you who have not yet bought into Destiny, Bungie is allowing you to pre-order The Taken King - Legendary Edition which comes with a copy of Destiny, along with the first two expansions, "The Dark Below" and "House of Wolves", and of course "The Taken King" all for $59.99. For those collectors out there, Bungie is also offering a new collector's edition containing everything from the Legendary Edition as well as a collector's edition SteelBook case, modified treasure island book with intro Letter from Cayde-6, Cayde-6's personal notes and illustrations, a collection of relics and artifacts, three class-specific emotes, three armor shaders, three exotic class items with xp bonuses, a strange coin replica and more as seen below. This collector's edition will cost you $79.99.

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Devin McIntyre
Written by Devin McIntyre
Devin has been a TA Newshound since 2015 and enjoys watching and competing in both esports and normal sports. Any of his time that is not spent working on school or sleeping is allotted to video games and the gym. He is very good at multi-tasking, as he has been known to watch anime while simultaneously playing video games.