You don't need Rise of Iron to start playing Destiny's private Crucible matches right now

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The Matchmaker's two-year dominance of the Crucible is finally at an end: private PvP matches are now live for all Destiny players on PS4 and Xbox One. Though the update arrives as part of the lead up to Rise of Iron, you don't need the expansion to try private matches (but you will need it to play all the new Rise of Iron Crucible maps, naturally).

As Bungie's tweet shows, setting up a private match is simple: just select the Crucible from the Director and you should see the option right underneath the main playlists. Tweak your settings, invite your friends, and you're good to go.

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