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Bungie is 'restoring services' to Destiny 2, but some issues may persist

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Update 2: (9 pm ET, Oct 1): The emergency maintenance is complete, although there may still be queues for awhile yet.  

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Update (8 pm ET, Oct 1): Bungie reported on Twitter that it is "making progress in restoring services to Destiny 1 and Destiny 2," but warned that some players may still experience issues while signing into the game. Further updates will be posted as they become available. 

Original story: Bungie just announced on Twitter that Destiny and Destiny 2 have been taken offline for "emergency maintenance." There's no word on what exactly the issue is but the studio said previously that it was investigating problems that were preventing players from logging in. Some of our in-house Guardians have also been experiencing issues with being given unexpected heave-hos from the game.

We'll monitor the situation and update as things change.

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Andy Chalk
Andy Chalk

Andy has been gaming on PCs from the very beginning, starting as a youngster with text adventures and primitive action games on a cassette-based TRS80. From there he graduated to the glory days of Sierra Online adventures and Microprose sims, ran a local BBS, learned how to build PCs, and developed a longstanding love of RPGs, immersive sims, and shooters. He began writing videogame news in 2007 for The Escapist and somehow managed to avoid getting fired until 2014, when he joined the storied ranks of PC Gamer. He covers all aspects of the industry, from new game announcements and patch notes to legal disputes, Twitch beefs, esports, and Henry Cavill. Lots of Henry Cavill.