Bungie Outlines New Bug Fixes and Changes Coming to Destiny Next Week, Includes Fix for Infamous Crota’s End Bug

on January 9, 2015 1:11 PM

After a number of big fixes and patches since its release in September of last year, Destiny has change and fluctuated greatly since its launch, and now Bungie has another round of updates waiting for players next week.

In the company’s latest Weekly Update outlining changes and fixes, a new round of updates will be coming to the MMO shooter to provide various fixes and changes to the game’s online components, including a fix for the infamous Crota’s End bug that’s been making the rounds online, where users can pull out their Ethernet connection to defeat a particularly challenging raid boss.

Destiny is currently available on PS4, Xbox One, PS3, and Xbox 360 – you can check out the full list of patch notes from Bungie below for the changes coming to the game next week:

Crota’s End – Updates
The existing Pit treasure chest reward moved to killing Ir Yut, the Deathsinger. She has a chance to drop Exotic weapons and armor, class pieces, and Radiant materials.
The Pit treasure chest will now contain Radiant Materials.

Pit Encounter
Removed the physics impulse caused by exploding lanterns.

Bridge Encounter
Players will now be required to cross the bridge in order to complete the bridge encounter.
Players will now be required to wait for the bridge to be completed prior to crossing with the sword.

Deathsinger Encounter
Fixed a rare case where the Shriekers would not spawn, preventing players from reaching the Deathsinger.

Crota Encounter
Two Swordbearers will no longer spawn at the same time at the outset of the encounter.
Crota will now recover from his kneeling state after a player quits.
Fixed a bug that allowed players to remove the “Presence of Crota” using a Radiance Warlock’s Fireborn ability.
Fixed a bug that made the Oversoul appear destroyed to some players in a Fireteam when it was actually still active.

Vault of Glass – Updates
Exotic weapon drops in the Vault of Glass are now Level 32.

Getting Swole in the Crucible
The Raid crew wasn’t the only team readying tweaks heading into and out of the holiday season. Our Crucible designers have a few things in the works to add some spice to the early goings of 2015.

Asylum, The Anomaly, and The Burning Shrine maps will be added to existing Clash and Control playlist rotation.
Iron Banner will return, with updated rewards, running from January 13th through January 19th.

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Ryan is the Features Editor at DualShockers, with over five years' experience in the world of video games culture and writing. He holds a BA in English & Cinema from Binghamton University, and lives in New York City.
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