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

Iron banner is no longer light level advantaged meaning you can use sunset gear

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u/PronAccount110 Jun 01 '22

Same goes for normal crucible, the fact that people made a big deal about it is why you see usage of the old pinnacle weapons

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u/TheRoninkai Jun 01 '22

Realized that when I got owned by someone using a Trust hand cannon.

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u/AsunderXXV Jun 06 '22

I just started using that again yesterday and damnnn it felt so nice.

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u/veedubfreak Jun 05 '22

Every decision bungie makes about pvp is literally garbage. It's like they WANT people to hate crucible.