Destiny 2 feels like it’s been held on with duct tape lately

Destiny 2 feels like it’s been held on with duct tape lately
Destiny 2 feels like it’s been held on with duct tape lately
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Free Online MMO Loot Shooter Destiny 2released in 2017, is one of my favorite video games. I play it all the time. I have several characters. I own all recent seasons. It’s fantastic. But I would be lying if I said that I don’t care about the future of the game, because with each passing season, it seems to become more prone to breaking. In fact, as I write this same paragraph around 4:00 p.m. on January 24, the game remains offline as Bungie continues to investigate the latest issue. Meanwhile, many gamers are hoping for an all-new engine and game, likely in the form of Destiny 3. But things are never that simple.

Earlier today,

as Bungie investigated players losing progress on Triumphs and Seals, which work like in-game achievements and challenges. It’s not the end of the world, of course, but in the past week a few players reported losing their characters along with all of their progress and items. And before that, . And before it was something else. In 2023, after years of updates, expansions and more, it feels .

Take a look at Official Bungie Twitter Support Account– which often updates frequently to notify players of upcoming patches, server issues, and other vital information about Destiny 2– you can find a lot of tweets going back to Bungie saying “Welp, it’s not working. We are trying to fix it. More info later. Online games that don’t work every day aren’t new, and it’s not a problem exclusive to Destiny 2. But is starting to become a more widespread problem with the aging shooter. Looking at this support account, many tweets about bugs or broken missions don’t run for weeks, only days or less.

For the record, my time playing Destiny 2 lately has been buggier than ever. This new season brought both cool new heist missions and a weird shift that I haven’t seen before. I’m still having the problem of the game not counting every PvP match causing us to play more to complete weekly challenges and quests. And I just accepted that in-game bounties related to kills, missions, or other activities won’t always update as they should. In fact, the more I think about it, the more I realize that me and other players I know just got used to Destiny 2 not being reliable. And it seems to be getting worse, not better, as the game grows and adds more layers and systems.

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Look online and you’ll quickly see players suggesting Bungie needs to move on to a theory Destiny 3, a game that will likely arrive – and may already be in development – but has not been confirmed. During today’s extended outage,

as players fought over the future and stability of the shooter. For some people, and the fresh slate looked promising, giving hope that it would solve many of the Destiny 2′The problems. that a whole new game is not easy to create or simple to launch, and would likely be missing features or content upon release. More, this would solve any emerging issues.

Personally, I think a new Fate would probably be a good decision to make eventually. This could allow developers to create something more flexible and able to handle the type of events they’ve spent years creating and perfecting. But I’m also not naive enough to believe that this would solve everything or be easy to create. Still, I feel the frustration players feel because Destiny 2 is constantly inconsistent.

Like an old PC or a blender, Destiny 2 mostly works, but it’s covered in tape, dents and dirt. And every once in a while you have to kick it or fiddle with the cord to get it started. Of course, it continues to work for now, but you will probably have to replace it one day. And with Destiny 2I feel like Bungie will slap on the tape for as long as it takes to Destiny 2 to survive until the end of its planned roadmap, which will likely see the final season arrive in 2024. Past that, well, I don’t know. Hopefully by then the game will at least feel more stable and reliable, not worse.

. Destiny makes feel like held with tape tape these last time

. Destiny feels held duct tape

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