Destiny servers went offline for maintenance on Tuesday


The Destiny servers went offline for maintenance on Tuesday, October 7, 2014.

The hit-game Destiny’s servers went offline for a few hours as developer, Bungie, carries out some maintenance work on the server. The servers went down on October 7, 2014 at 7 am PDT. In a statement released yesterday, publisher Activision had announced that the maintenance work would be carried out and that Bungie would be working on backend technology that would improve player connectivity in the Destiny world.\

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While the update would improve stability, Bungie has assured that the player experience after the update would not change. The update would provide several fixes which include:

  • More data logging for matchmaking systems
  • Tool fixes to speed up release process
  • Fixing a bug that allows users to quick scope on a few weapons
  • Security fixes
  • Server performance improvements
  • Better logging to diagnose connectivity issues
  • Fixes to Centipede errors that were exclusive to some specific characters
  • Improved logging of player disconnections
  • Fixes to the roster which allows them to tune the frequency of roster updates on Xbox One
  • Improved connectivity failure handling  to reduce Kick To Orbit events (KTOs)
  • Fixes to reduce the frequency of KTOs

Destiny was launched on September 9, 2014 where is set a record for the most expensive game ever made. The game launched for the PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. The developers of the game are expected to constantly provide updates for Destiny as time moves on.

In a statement issued last week, Activision said, “The Destiny community is vital to the process of growing this universe.”

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