05 Sep, 2018

Destiny 2 Update 2.0.0.1: The Season Of The Outlaw Has Begun

Over the course of the last few weeks or so, the world of Destiny 2 has been raging with details regarding its upcoming Forsaken expansion. This was mainly due to the expansion’s upcoming features which are set to revive the franchise from its somewhat failing state. Well, Forsaken is here and with it comes the Destiny 2 Update 2.0.0.1.

Destiny 2 Update 2.0.0.1

According to the official blog, Bungie Studios has just released its Update 2.0.0.1 for Destiny 2 which not only welcomes the game’s expansion, Forsaken but also introduces some pretty major changes. This includes additions to not only the gameplay but also sandbox, activities and a lot more. To learn more about all of these changes, check out the patch notes down below:

Player Character

General

  • Raised character level cap to 50 for all Forsaken owners

Sandbox

General

  • Year 1 Sony exclusive Exotic and legendary rewards are now available for all platforms

Exotic Weapons

  • Riskrunner
    • Increased inventory size
  • Whisper of the Worm
    • Replaced Armor Piercing Rounds with Accurized Rounds to prevent accidental perk failures for White Nail

Weapons

  • Year 2 weapons now provide random perks when acquired
  • Year 2 Masterwork weapons have revamped system
    • Allows players to reach +10 bonus stats
  • Year 2 mods are now available
    • Can be acquired by dismantling Year 2 weapons
    • Can be purchased from the Gunsmith
    • Year 1 weapons no longer accept modifications

Perks

  • Increased the blast radius penalty for Concussion and Blinding Grenades from single shot grenade launchers

Abilities

  • Hunters
    • Golden Gun
      • Increased Golden Gun damage against base and elite enemies
    • Titan
      • Magnetic Grenades
        • Grenades should now detonate a second time even if the initial detonation kills the target

Activities

Strikes

  • The Vanguard Strike Playlist is now available
  • Nightfall strike scoring has been re-enabled
  • Base-level strikes are available through destinations
  • Year 1 Sony exclusive strikes are now available to all platforms

Exodus Crash

  • Analyzing the Fallen device in Prodromus Down
    • The objective progress rate increases based on number of Guardians standing near Ghost
  • Thaviks encounter
    • Decreased thaviks’s teleport frequency
      • Was three long teleports and six quick teleports
      • Now two long teleports and three quick teleports
    • Increased Thaviks’s quick-teleport speed increased
    • Reduced enemy waves to match teleport frequency
    • Added additional enemies per wave
    • Damage to Thaviks is preserved when Thaviks switches weapons

Daily Heroic Story Missions

  • Daily Heroic story missions now available

Furthermore, the developers have also made some serious changes to other Destiny 2 features like Gambit, the Crucible and more. To learn more about the changes coming to these features, head on over to the official post for more details.

Comment below and let us know what you think Destiny 2 Forsaken and the game’s newest update. Do you think something like this is going to bring back the game’s lost players? Or is it just another failed attempt?

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Destiny 2 Update 2.0.0.1: The Season Of The Outlaw Has Begun
Dani

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