Destiny 2’s Competitive Crucible is getting tweaked to avoid one-sided ass kickings ahead of the Trials of the Nine

By James O'Connor
15 September 2017 01:13 GMT

Some tweaks are coming to Destiny 2 to help anyone who is either routinely getting destroyed or finding themselves unchallenged by Competitive matches in the Crucible.

The intentions of these changes are outlined in Bungie’s weekly update, which explains that while ‘Quickplay’ has been working as intended, they want to make some changes to the Competitive playlist.

“According to the finer minds on our team, the Competitive playlist needs some love”, the post reads.


“Too many players are getting stomped by opponents who grossly outmatch them. In order to match you properly with an opponent in your league, we need to apply your skill rating. There is a bug we need to fix to ensure that this is done properly. We are applying that fix right now.”

“If you’ve been getting your ass kicked in Competitive, you’ll have more of a fighting chance. If you’ve been kicking ass in Competitive, we’re sending some worthier opponents your way.”

Of course, if you’re really struggling, you could also check out our extensive Destiny 2 guide.

A new map, Emperor’s Respite, has also been added after the world-first Raid win yesterday.

This all comes ahead of the Trials of the Nine Cruicible event, which goes live on Friday, September 15th at 10AM PT. Here’s a teaser for the Trials of the Nine, which may or may not reveal some things depending on how much you squint and freeze-frame it.

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Notice the mysterious shadow just after the 8 second mark. Brenna and I both agree that there is an implication of tentacles there.

Destiny 2 is out now on PS4 and Xbox One. A PC version will release on October 24.

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