Video Game Updates & Patch Notes

Destiny 2 down for server maintenance and deployment of Update, Patch Notes and more

Destiny 2 players were locked out of the game earlier today, September 26, as Bungie initiated scheduled server maintenance to implement Update

Destiny 2 Patch Notes



  • Players now have a chance to earn Iron Banner engrams at the end of every Iron Banner match. Wins have a higher drop chance.


  • Slightly tuned the spawning zones for Burnout.


  • The Vermillion Defender emblem can now be reacquired from Collections.


  • Fixed several out-of-bounds spots in the Multiplex map.
  • Fixed an issue in Disjunction where players could spawn under the map.


Crota’s End 

  • Crota’s End loot pool has been modified to have a more balanced distribution of armor pieces.
    • This change only affects armor. Weapon drops remain as before.
    • This is the new loot pool, per encounter:
      • Abyss: helmet, gauntlets, and chest armor
      • Oversoul Throne Bridge: gauntlets, chest armor, and leg armor
      • Ir Yut: chest armor, leg armor, and class item
      • Crota, Son of Oryx: leg armor, class item, and helmet
  • Eidolon’s Ally can now be reacquired from Collections with the correct purchase requirements.
  • Fixed the Spoils of Conquest Triumph to only require the player to find two hidden chests.
    • There was never a third chest to find.


Heist Battleground Mars  

  • Reduced combatant count and frequency during some encounters in higher difficulty levels.




  • Fixed an issue where Astrocyte Verse was applying the Volatile debuff to unintended objects.
  • Fixed an issue where having too many perks active at the same time could kick players to orbit.


  • Fixed an issue where Shotguns had more damage falloff than intended when aiming sights down.
  • Fixed an issue where Special Ammo could be generated by swapping weapons very quickly.
  • Fixed an issue where Necrochasm’s Cursed Thrall Arc explosions dealt less damage than intended to combatants.
  • Updated the Necrochasm Catalyst description to reflect the requirements needed.
    • The Catalyst unlocks after obtaining 35 Essences of the Oversoul, no combatant defeats needed.


Strand Warlock 

  • Weavewalk
    • While the player is in Weavewalk, Arc Soul and No Time To Explain drones deal reduced damage.
    • Any perched Threadlings deployed while the player is in Weavewalk will deal reduced damage.
    • Players can no longer dunk the Spark while in Weavewalk.
      • While carrying the Spark, the damage resistance provided by Weavewalk is reduced.


  • Fixed an issue where Monochromatic Maestro was not working with Strand.
  • Fixed an issue where Elemental Munitions was granting more Special and Heavy Ammo than intended in combination with the Whirling Maelstrom Strand Hunter Aspect.


  • Fixed an issue where the High Energy Crucible bounty did not progress on energy weapon kills.
  • Fixed an issue where the description of the Ritual Violence Seasonal Challenge was asking for combatant kills from Season of the Witch activities instead of ritual playlists.



  • Fixed an issue where the Featured Quest tile had higher cursor friction than intended.
  • The description of Savathûn’s Spire now properly reflects its two difficulty options.



  • The Season Pass will now properly reflect Pass ownership state for the Rank 71 reward.
  • The Dance Off emote now correctly reflects its additional effects when viewed in Eververse.
Occasionally, Destiny services may be brought offline to undergo scheduled or emergency maintenance or to update the game to address gameplay issues or add in-game features. Please see below for information on upcoming Server Maintenance or Destiny Updates.

Server Maintenance and Update Status

Below is information on upcoming server maintenance periods or updates to a Destiny release:
Tuesday, September 26, 2023
6:00 AM PDT -7 UTC
    • Destiny 2 will undergo maintenance.
    • Sign-on and game integration features will be unavailable on web, mobile, 3rd-party apps, and the Bungie Store.
    • Players who observe issues should report to the #Help forum.
7:15 AM PDT -7 UTC
    • Destiny 2 will be brought offline for expected maintenance.
    • Players will be removed from activities and won’t be able to log back in until 10 AM PDT.
    • Ongoing Destiny maintenance is expected to conclude at 12 PM PDT.
10:00 AM PDT -7 UTC
    • The latest Destiny 2 Update will be available across all platforms and regions.
    • Players will be able to log back into Destiny 2.
    • Players logging into the game may be placed in a queue and may experience sign-on issues as background maintenance is still ongoing.
    • Clan features may remain offline until maintenance is complete.
12:00 PM PDT -7 UTC
    • Destiny 2 maintenance is expected to conclude.
    • Console players who encounter issues updating to the latest Update should restart their console and try downloading the Update.
    • Players who observe issues should report to the #Help forum.
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