Bungie rethinks Destiny 2 microtransactions

Bungie rethinks Destiny 2 microtransactions

Some of these changes will be rolled out for the Crimson Days event, which kicks off on February 13, and more will come in season three, when the Bright Engram will presumably refresh again. Bungie's biggest fans, and most vocal ones, have been screaming at the top of their lungs that the Eververse and the systems that attempt to funnel people towards microtransactions needs to be better.

For more information on the future of Destiny 2, check out Christopher Barrett's full Development Update over on Bungie.net and/or read the latest "This Week At Bungie" from community team. That being said, they've outlined some of the changes that are slated to drop for the highly despised microtransaction portion of the game. While players were rewarded with Bright Engrams-special Engrams that yield items from the Eververse-these rewards are few and far between, and rarely yield the more high-end items. That is in light of controversy over the amount of experience gained. One of the updates heading to the game in the coming months will be aimed at improving this by making adjustments to shift more rewards into specific endgame pursuits instead of just XP grinding for Bright Engrams. The developers have been trying to make good with the community through updates and promises of more transparency. Bungie warn the scope of the rework "could push parts or all of it out to early spring".

Bungie is also promising to rework the rewards for Destiny 2's end-game Raids "to make them more unique and interesting". By next year, Destiny 2 will not be the game it is today. Interestingly, the PC version of Destiny 2 will also get text chat in the Tower hub at this time. All content and features in these updates will be made available to all Destiny 2 players.

In the longer term, Bungie are incorporating feedback from Curse of Osiris to the second DLC, and making many big changes to the Crucible for season three. This will favor activity rewards over Bright Engrams. Lastly, this update will include PC Tower Chat, quickplay improvements, the appearance of Fireteam members on the destination map.

Destiny 2 players won't have to worry about a lack of content in 2018.

The Case for Keenum: Vikings QB has revived career in Minnesota
He tore up the Panthers' past defense and helped the Saints win even though the running game for the Saints wasn't up to level. On the defensive side, Zimmer's club ranks No. 1 on third-and-shorts allowed, while the Saints' offense also ranks 22nd.

Valor - A progression rank that goes up as you complete matches.

Destiny 2, the game that learned nothing from the failures and misgivings of its predecessor. Earning reputation will unlock unique Seasonal rewards and will reset each Season.

Playlist Repetition Reduction: This feature solves the problem of experiencing the same playlist entry multiple times in consecutive or frequent succession for both Crucible and Strikes.

There are even some plans that stretch out to autumn 2018, though these are vague bullet points for the time being and only represent a "small sample" of items Bungie is hoping to add in the future. We will continue to update you as we move forward.

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