Bungie Explains Destiny 2’s Recent 20-Hour Outage

Screenshot: Bungie Two days ago, Bungie turned off the Destiny 2 servers while the studio looked into a problem that had players apparently losing progress on in-game challenges. This outage lasted a bit longer than everyone expected, with the free-to-play loot shooter remaining offline for nearly 20 hours. So what happened? Today Bungie pulled back … Read more

Destiny 2 Feels Like It’s Held Together With Duct Tape Lately

Image: Bungie / Kotaku / Kat Ka (Shutterstock) Free-to-play online MMO looter shooter Destiny 2, released in 2017, is one of my favorite video games. I play it all the time. I have multiple characters. I own all the recent seasons. It’s fantastic. But I’d be lying if I said I wasn’t concerned for the … Read more

It’s Become Clear What Destiny 2’s Best Content Format Is Now

Destiny 2 Bungie After two somewhat rocky seasons, Destiny 2 seems to have found its footing with Season of the Seraph. And the longer time goes on, the more one specific part of it seems like it’s getting praise above all else. That would be Operation Seraph’s Shield. Yes, the mission itself, but also the … Read more

Destiny 2 Showers Players With Armor Mods Ahead of Lightfall

Image: Bungie Destiny 2 is fixing a bunch of stuff for the month and change ahead of February’s massive Lightfall expansion. Players won’t have to grind so much to get into Grandmaster Nightfall missions. Iron Banner will be much more generous with armor drops in the weeks ahead. And armor mods, one of the most … Read more

PlayStation Decided Games Weren’t Enough In 2022

PlayStation expanded beyond the console in 2022.Illustration: Angelica Alzona The decision-makers behind Sony’s console juggernaut spent a lot of 2022 putting down railway for 2023 and beyond, dumping money and time into growing the PlayStation brand beyond the funky-looking device in your entertainment center. The company wants the PlayStation name to be ubiquitous, and that … Read more

Destiny 2 Leak Teases Addition of Controversial Subscription Service

A new leak tied to Bungie’s Destiny 2 has teased that the popular first-person could be adding a very controversial subscription service down the road. Since originally launching back in 2017, Bungie has continued to expand Destiny 2 through the release of new expansions and new seasons. And while this model has largely been well … Read more