With latest expansion, 'Destiny' video game creators seek to atone for missteps

Features Associated Press

The creators of "Destiny" are ready to unleash the wolves.

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When the latest expansion to the hugely ambitious but frequently maligned video game "Destiny" is released May 19, it won't merely feature a new social area, multiplayer mode and maps. "House of Wolves" will also aim to right several wrongs as developer Bungie and publisher Activision look to the future.

Despite its popularity, many players became frustrated with the game's lack of content and unpredictable nature.

"House of Wolves" will feature a new multiplayer mode called "Trials of Osiris."

Other updates include daily rewards for players who participate in "Crucible" matches and free access to the maps from "The Dark Below," the previous expansion.

"Destiny" was the third best-selling retail game in the U.S. last year, according to NPD Group.