Following a leak that all but confirmed the title for the next Destiny expansion, another leak let a release date slip—only this time the leak came directly from Bungie.
Earlier this afternoon, the Destiny website jumped the gun by showing a release date and platforms for Rise of Iron. Bungie has since taken down the update, but GameSpot grabbed a screen touting a trailer for Rise of Iron, the expansion's due date and platforms, and a graphic depicting a guardian flanked by two wolves and standing in a snowy field.
Image courtesy of GameSpot
Various Xbox digital stores also posted a store page for Rise of Iron. Those too have been removed. Twitter user "Gothalion" managed to snap a pic from an Xbox page that contains story details: "The wall which stood for centuries along the southern border of Old Russia has collapsed. Fallen mutants now scavenge the tombs of the Golden Age, and the plague they have unearthed in the wastes is more dangerous than even they understand. Join Lord Saladin, journey to the Plaguelands, and learn the fate of the Iron Lords and stop the growing threat before it’s too late."
Bungie didn't let the cat (er, wolves) out of the bag too early. The developer planned to unveil the game tomorrow, June 9, during a livestream event.
Note that the leak only mentions Xbox One and PS4. This doesn't necessarily preclude a release on last-gen systems; Bungie will likely clarify these and other details during tomorrow's broadcast.