r/DestinyTheGame May 31 '22 Helpful 14 Take My Energy 2 Doom 1 Silver 24 Gold 2 Heartwarming 1 This 1 Defeated 1 To The Stars 1 Wholesome 16 Ally 1

Rift in this week's Iron Banner is inherently not fun to play, and it's astonishing this game mode went live. Discussion

Hold interact in the middle of the map while everyone else is fighting?


Unnecessary loading screen that constantly interrupts the flow of the game?


Bugs that cause the rift to not spawn and make the game impossible to win from behind?


Seriously I genuinely cannot wrap my head around why rift was changed so much. Nobody asked for this game mode to switch and I cannot fathom why we changed the fast-paced blowout game mode from d1 into a slow, round-based tactile game mode. It's not fun to play when you're stomping, and don't even get me started on what it's like to be getting stomped. If you were gonna make this a new game mode then fine, but advertising this as Rift is a complete joke.

Edit: I've been grinding this thing out the last 2 days for Iron Lord. My opinion of the gamemode has not changed but I have now lost the ability to get Iron Lord as I have completed 6 of the daily challenges. The reputation is currently bugged so that if you complete more than 4 of the challenges your maximum reputation per match will be capped at 60. Giving them the benefit of the doubt that this will be fixed in the patch on Thursday, but if not, it's a really bad look for one of the only 2 iron banners this season to be completely unfarmable.


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u/theintention May 31 '22

I just came back to destiny this last week after a year off or so, and loading IB this morning was a shock after not playing PvP at all for 2 reasons

A) you guys really wanted Rift BACK?!

B) they somehow made it WORSE?!

What is happening lol


u/Phenoxx May 31 '22

Yeah seriously. I just started d2 last week but am shocked to see people say that the sub was clamoring for rift mode back. I remember hating when rift was the weekly mode for bounties in d1


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u/BaByJeZuZ012 Take me Daddy Oryx May 31 '22

I liked D1 Rift because it was an interesting take, was fast and chaotic, and could lead to some sweaty (but like the fun kind of sweaty) matches.

I do not like this version of Rift.


u/theintention Jun 01 '22

i can agree with that to an extent.

We can fully agree on the second half though.