Destiny 2 Hotfix Improves Gameplay, UI, and More

Destiny 2 TWAB
Destiny 2 TWAB Bungie

Destiny 2’s latest update is here and it brings some interesting changes. Hotfix went live recently featuring several bug fixes and many notable balancing changes.

Guardian Ranks 7, 8, and 9 received tweaks, with the Commendation Score required now reduced. The patch also lowered the number of Commendations required for Hawthorne's weekly challenge, now at five from the previous 20. The complete patch notes are mentioned below.

Trials of Osiris
  • Fixed an issue where wins on a seven-win Trials Passage would reward unfocusable Trials of Osiris engrams.
Neomuna Freeroam
  • Reduced the prevalence of elite (orange healthbar) enemies to lower the base difficulty of Freeroam.
  • Fixed an issue that was causing Cabal turrets in Ahimsa Park to respawn too quickly.
Root of Nightmares
  • Fixed an issue where Nezarec would not react to players that were positioned in a Well of Radiance.
  • Combatant health scaling for two- and three-player fireteams reduced in the Season 20 Legendary Exotic mission.
  • Reduced enemy health in Legend- and Master-tier Nightfalls, Battlegrounds, Lost Sectors, Offensives, Hunts, and Legend/Master campaign missions.
  • Reduced the Commendation score required for Guardian Ranks 7, 8, and 9:
    • Rank 7 is now 200 (was 460).
    • Rank 8 is now 477 (was 790).
    • Rank 9 is now 910 (was 1290).
  • Removed Guardian Rank objectives that require players to give Commendations from Ranks 7, 8, and 9.
  • Reduced the number of Commendations required for Hawthorne's weekly challenge from 20 to 5.
  • Reduced the number of additional scorch stacks added by the Flare Up artifact perk in PvP to 15 (down from 30).
  • Fixed an issue where the Target Lock trait was not correctly deactivating on a miss if the weapon was firing at 720 RPM or higher.
  • Fixed an issue where some players were unable to acquire the Riskrunner catalyst.
  • Fixed an issue where Quicksilver Storm and Touch of Malice were not receiving the 40% damage bonus against minor enemies.
Power and Progression
  • Fixed an issue where certain Ghost and Weapon mods were not correctly unlocked when progressing through Guardian Ranks.
  • Fixed an issue where certain new players were missing access to patrol destinations.

You can also visit the official site for more details about this hotfix.

So, what do you think? Are you interested in any of these changes? Have you been playing Destiny 2 recently? Let us know your thoughts in the comments section below.

Join the Discussion
Top Stories