Massive Destiny Patch Released by Bungie, Full Details

destiny featured

Bungie has pushed a 2GB patch on the PS4 and Xbox One and it adds a lot of new items to the database and fixes and tunes some of the things that’s already available.

The patch certainly has surprised Destiny users and you can find the full patch details on Bungie.net.

Meanwhile, here are some of the interesting things that we find to be really good changes.

Voice
  • Added a new social feature that enables users to access a channel for Team Chat
  • Matchmade teammates will now be able to talk to each other in Strikes and team-based Crucible matches
Weapons
General
    • Reduced camera shake when being hit with explosive rounds
Perks
    • Clown Cartridge: Replaced Clown Cartridge perk with other perks in shotgun upgrade trees
    • Headseeker: Fixed an issue in which the bonus Precision Damage perk did not always get applied
Activities
Missions
    • Buried City: Fixed an exploit in Mars that would clear all enemies from Clovis Bray
Strikes
    • Winter’s Run: Fixed an exploit zone in the Aksor boss encounter
    • Difficulty will scale less for 3-player Fireteams, making Strikes less deadly for them
Heroics
    • Fixed an issue in which engrams earned during Daily and Weekly Heroic activities were not displayed in the post-game carnage report
Event: Iron Banner
  • Players must now be level 20 and above to lead an Iron Banner Fireteam
  • Players below Level 20 can only accompany players above Level 20
  • Lord Saladin now has 5 reputation ranks (increased from 3)
  • New Features Added: Tempered Buff, Reforging
PVP
General
    • Enabled revive scoring for Skirmish and Salvage
    • Fixed an exploit with revive scoring when entering a kill volume and having a teammate revive you for easy points
    • Adjusted Join in-Progress settings for all playlists to minimize long periods of unbalanced teams due to players quitting out of matches.
    • Added new functionality to match pre-formed fireteams against each other
      • This will slowly roll out to all playlists over time, but will start with the 3v3 playlists
      • In 3v3 games, Fireteams of 2 or more players will match together more frequently
      • In 6v6 games, Fireteams of 4 or more players will match together more frequently
Medals
    • Won’t Be Beat now triggers correctly when a team wins a game after coming back from a 500-point losing deficit
    • Mark of the Unbroken no longer requires a minimum player count
    • Sum of All Tears no longer requires a minimum player count
    • Sum of All Tears should now trigger consistently
Maps
First Light
      • Implemented multiple fixes to stop players from getting into advantageous positions
Blind Watch
      • Addressed some balancing issues for the Control gametype by moving Zones, modifying routes, and adding cover objects
      • Adjusted landing and respawn points to accommodate new geometry changes
      • Added protection to prevent players from getting  on top of a pipe high above the intended playable space
Firebase Delphi
      • Added protections to prevent players from getting outside the intended playable area between Control Zone A and the crane room
Rusted Lands
      • Blocked off the monitors above Control Zone A to prevent players from hiding in them
Shores of Time
      • Added a Vex pillar to prevent players from sniping through the small gap on the ninja platform
      • Implemented multiple fixes to stop players from getting into unfairly-advantageous positions
Exodus Blue
      • Multiple fixes implemented to stop players from getting into advantageous positions, especially the giant hose reel near Control Zone A
      • Fixed an issue with visibility culling behind Control Zone A
Twilight Gap
      • Adjusted landing points to keep players from fighting too soon in Rumble matches
      • Added protections to prevent players from getting into unintended areas, for example, atop the security camera at Control Zone C
      • Added geometry to fill in small gaps that let players see out of the world

Tell us what you think in the comments section below.