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'Large New' Destiny Expansion In 2016, Full Sequel In 2017

by Mike Futter on Feb 11, 2016 at 09:47 AM

Destiny fans have some more information about their favorite game today. Activision has shared some loose details about what’s coming, including a true add-on slated for this year.

According to the company’s earnings statement, Bungie might be reversing course on its move away from major DLC. The press release for the full calendar year 2015 also indicates that the next game in the series won’t be coming this calendar year.

“Activision Publishing, along with its partners at Bungie, expects to bring a large new expansion to Destiny in 2016 and to release a full game sequel in 2017,” the release says.

Depending on when in 2017 Bungie will release the game, that “large new expansion” might be along the lines of House of Wolves or could be closer to the lauded The Taken King. We’ll update should more information be revealed on the earnings call.

[Source: Activision]

 

Our Take
Destiny now has more than 25 million users. This isn’t a one-to-one correlation with sales, as multiple users in a home or via trade-in or rental can be attached to a single copy. If Bungie and Activision want to hold onto those players, they’ll need to step things up beyond Crimson Days and Sparrow Racing.