Bungie details latest hotfix for Destiny

Bungie has detailed the latest update for Destiny.

The hotfix (1.0.2.2) is set to go live on all platforms today (Tuesday, October 14th, 2014) and includes a number of changes to weapon balance, as well as fixing an issue with the Templar encounter in the Vault of Glass.

The full list of fixes is as follows:

General

  • Fixed a bug where the Valkyrie-O5X Ship was the same as the Aurora Lance

Classes

  • Titan
    • Unbreakable: Fixed an issue with the perk granting more agility than intended
  • Warlock
    • Brimstone: Perk can now activate if player is airborne

Weapons

  • General
    • Fixed some issues related to quick weapon swapping
  • Auto Rifles
    • Base Damage decreased by 2%
    • Reduced Precision Damage multiplier from 1.50 -> 1.25 (head shot bonus)
    • Stability decreased by 4% – 17% (driven by stat value)
  • Hand Cannons
    • In-air accuracy now increased
  • Scout Rifles
    • Base damage increased by 6%
    • Damage vs. Combatants increased by 6% – 25% (based on tier)
    • Improved target acquisition, plus additional recoil tuning.
  • Shotguns
    • Decreased base damage at maximum range (falloff) by 20%
    • Shot Package Perk now has a slightly wider cone of fire
    • The Rangefinder and Shot Package perks are now mutually exclusive

Exotic Weapons

  • Vex Mythoclast
    • Base Damage decreased by 34%
    • Increased Precision Damage multiplier from 1.25 -> 1.50 (headshot bonus)
  • Pocket Infinity
      • Enhanced Battery Perk has now been replaced with the Speed Reload Perk

Perks

  • Metal Detector: Fixed a bug that prevents this perk from actually providing additional ammo
  • Lightweight: Fixed a bug that allowed additional agility to apply even when a weapon was stowed

Activities

  • Strikes
    • Engram rewards from strikes now appear in the post-game Activity Summary

Raid – Vault of Glass

  • Templar Encounter
    • Kill volume added to sniper platforms to prevent players from sitting on top of them
    • Relic is now removed and respawned if the holder leaves the playable area

Destinations

  • The Fallen have also retreated from their hold over the Rocket Yard to discuss a new takeover plan

Bungie added: “We’re still working on a larger update which will address under-performing Exotics and overall class balance.”

Yesterday, it was announced that an average of 3.2 million gamers play the title every day.

David Wriglesworth

David Wriglesworth is a Northern lad with a passion for gaming, who graduated from the University of Lincoln with a BA (Hons) Journalism degree. If you can drag him away from the consoles, you can probably find him Tweeting or watching Coronation Street.

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