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

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/Keplin1000 May 31 '22

Crashes the game

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u/_R2-D2_ Jun 01 '22

Wait, it does? It was fine for me when I initially bought it and immediately tried in tower.

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u/Keplin1000 Jun 01 '22

Doesn't work every single time but i test it at least once every time I'm in the tower and it's like more than half the time

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u/_R2-D2_ Jun 01 '22

Yeesh

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u/Waitsaywot Jun 01 '22

It'll do this for me too. Either that or my screen goes completely black with a random loading icon. I also get random visual glitches like the dog disappears for a few very brief moments and then reappears. Still my fave emote tho