According to developer Bungie, Destiny: Rise of Iron won’t have any new subclass so players will have to make-do with the existing Guardians.
The release of Destiny: Rise of Iron will introduce new characters, enemies, weapons, missions and story. However, your current set of characters and classes will remain the same, Bungie confirmed.
According to executive Producer Scott Taylor:
Balancing is something that we’re always looking at and trying to make sure if it’s right for that time in Destiny’s lifecycle, so no, I’m not scared of that. That’s typical.
That’s part of our job. As far as new ways to feel powerful: Yes. There’s the axe, which you can see (Points to poster) and it’s on fire. There’s no new subclasses but there are things that we’re going to be talking about later in the summer that help enhance your power in a different way, and we’re really excited about talking about that.
Destiny Rise of Iron will release on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One this September. Next year, Destiny 2 is expected to be announced and possibly released. Bungie has already confirmed that it is dropping support for PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 with the latest Rise of Iron expansion, so we can be sure that Destiny 2 won’t be on last-gen consoles.
However, if you wish to play the latest expansion with your previous characters from PS3 and Xbox 360, you can follow a few simple steps to transfer your character to current-gen.
Just keep in mind that you can’t transfer your progress and character stats from Xbox 360 to PlayStation 4 and from PlayStation 3 to Xbox One. Transfer is only possible between the same console family.
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