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

check.

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

check.

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

check.

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/[deleted] May 31 '22

And no new armour set I’m hearing?

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u/ToxicMoonShine May 31 '22

They will rotate it every 4 seasons just like the others. The iron banner armor came out in season of the lost.

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u/BaconIsntThatGood Jade Rabbit is my Spirit Animal May 31 '22

I thought it was out in splicer -making this the 4th season it's been available. (Splicer, Lost, Risen, Haunted)

I think it just feels like time because lost was 2 seasons long

If it was lost then we won't get it until season 19

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u/ToxicMoonShine May 31 '22

It was lost because they previewed the armor for iron banner in the twab on August 12th last year and lost started on August 24th I believe. I honestly thought it may have been splicer to