For large scale games that have massive online player bases and system, maintenance is a natural thing. And for developers, it’s the perfect time to get things done because they know players won’t be in the game. Thus, they plan it ahead of time, let players know when it’s coming, then use the time they have to fix or update what they can. To that end, Bungie has revealed that Destiny 2 will be down for six hours tomorrow as it gets ready for maintenance of its own.
This comes straight from the Bungie site, where they detail what is going on.
“Occasionally, Destiny services may be brought offline to undergo scheduled or emergency maintenance, or to update the game to address gameplay issues or add in-game features.”
According to the site, Destiny 2 will begin maintenance around 8AM PST. Now, if you’re still in the game when that time hits, you’ll have an hour to get things done. But for those who are not, you won’t be able to login.
Now, once 9AM EST is around, all players in the game will be kicked out to the main screen so that work can be done. The maintenance will end at 2PM PST. It needs to be said though that this maintenance period is not adding things to Destiny 2, it’s just fixing something things and adjusting other aspects.
However, it’s very likely that this period is being used to set up the updates that are coming in December. Including, but not limited to, the Curse of Osiris DLC that is arriving on December 5th. There will also be Masterwork weapons coming in December, these are Legendary weapons that have been upgraded by players.
And Bungie has also admitted that more changes to the game are coming, mainly because of player requests, so this is just the beginning of the changes.