Within the past day, Destiny 2 developer Bungie revealed that it would be adding a substantial amount of existing content in the game to the Destiny Content Vault (DCV) early in 2022. Essentially, this means that certain missions, maps, and a lone raid that were previously playable in Destiny 2 will no longer be accessible in perpetuity. As you might expect, even though the DCV has been around in Destiny 2 for over a year now, many fans were quite frustrated with the studio to see that more playable content will soon be disappearing.
Not long after Bungie made this new announcement related to the Destiny 2 DCV, fans began to flood social media with their own responses. While some understood where Bungie was coming from with this decision, others found it ridiculous that playable portions of the game would essentially be getting retired altogether. Some stressed that no other video game in recent history has ever done something like this, so why does Bungie think it needs to be done with Destiny 2?
By far the most common complaint about this matter though is that some Destiny 2 fans paid actual money for the content that is going away. Specifically, Bungie happens to be retiring a majority of the Forsaken expansion, which was released back in 2018. Although many Destiny 2 fans have surely played Forsaken at this point and no longer dabble with its missions and additional content, the fact that Bungie will outright be taking that expansion away, even though customers paid money for it, is ludicrous in the eyes of some players.
As a whole, what do you happen to think about this move from Bungie? Do you think it’s fair for the studio to retire old Destiny 2 content to make way for new expansion material in the future? Let me know either down in the comments or on Twitter at @MooreMan12.
Conversely, if you’d like to see some of the reactions that many fans had to this news, keep reading on down below.
Raids Must Be Protected at All Costs
Please bring back all raids and keep them safe from the Destiny Content Vault. 🙏
— JSniperton (@JSniperton) October 7, 2021
Just Kill Off Hunters Instead
Ok hear me out…
We keep Tangled Shore in Destiny 2…
…and we Vault Hunters 👀
— KackisHD (@RickKackis) October 8, 2021
Aaaand It’s Gone
Ha! Forsaken is quite literally my favorite content in Destiny 2, and the expansion that finally convinced me that they could right the ship after a fairly disastrous transition to Destiny 2. I’ve paid for it three times over.
— Richard Hoeg (@HoegLaw) October 7, 2021
Can’t Get Down With the Vaulting Practice
Alloying companies like @Bungie to vault content that you paid for is a practice that I can’t get behind and will continue to speak out against.
— JAYdotMAK (@MorninAfterKill) October 7, 2021
Lost Like Tears in the Rain
Bungie is decommissioning Destiny’s ‘Taken King’ moment, where the game suddenly became great after a shitty launch. One of the game’s best locations and its best campaign/story arc will soon be gone, living on in only YouTube videos. https://t.co/5NVzeX0Wiq
— Skill Up (@SkillUpYT) October 7, 2021
The DCV Is the Worst
The Destiny Content Vault has to be the single most frustrating thing about this game. If there really is no other solution then it’s the definition of a necessary evil, because man I hate it’s entire existence. Everytime Bungie mentions it I dread what we’re loosing next.
— Zachary Chafe (@SwiftyTO) October 8, 2021
How Could Bungie Do This???
Can’t believe Bungie is vaulting Destiny content I haven’t touched in 3 years. smh
— Destin (@DestinLegarie) October 8, 2021
Make the Best Out of a Bad Situation
Unpopular opinion? I’m perfectly OK with the DCV. If this is the necessary step to allow new content to thrive then so be it. I’m sure Bungie wouldn’t take such measures unless they absolutely had to. Making the best out of a bad situation. I won’t be enjoying the game any less.
— Benj (@Benjjjyy) October 7, 2021
Bungie Can Always Bring Back Old Content
Unpopular opinion incoming. Please don’t cancel me.
I don’t mind the content purge. I’m ready for the new shit. Besides, Bungie can always re-introduce shelved content. Absence makes the heart grow fonder.
In the meantime I’ll be grinding Witch Queen, Season 16, 17, 18, 19…
— Destiny 2 (@MoreConsole) October 7, 2021