Destiny: The Taken King release date has been leaked online ahead of any official announcement from Bungie.
You should be able to play Destiny’s major expansion, the Taken King, on September 15 this year.
That’s according to some leaked promotion material obtained by Kotaku anyway, which the site has been able to corroborate with other sources.
Not only did the marketing sheet reveal the release date for The Taken King, it also details the existence of a new subclass for all the current Destiny classes.
The classes will also get a new elemental super ability. The Warlocks (arc) get an electrical storm; a gravity bow for the Hunters (void); and a flaming hammer for the Titans (solar).
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Of course you can expect The Taken King to arrive with the usual additions of new strikes, PvP maps and more. But it also looks like The Taken King will come with a raid that pits players against Oryx, the father of Crota.
Apparently Oryx is looking for revenge and has a new army called the Taken. He’s pretty grumpy because you killed his kid during the raid of the first Destiny EP – The Dark Below.
Destiny’s second EP House of Wolves didn’t bring with it any new raids, but fans seem to think there’s enough to justify the omission.
The report suggests The Taken King will cost $39.99, which means you’re probably looking at a price of £34.99 here in the UK – seeing as that’s what the Season Pass conversion rate is.
That release date tallies well with the year anniversary for Destiny, which was launched on September 9, 2015.