Bungie has launched a weblog submit explaining the reasoning behind an outage of the sport this week that is precipitated gamers to lose progress.
On twenty fourth January, Hotfix 22.214.171.124 was launched however Bungie later introduced it could be taking the sport offline to “examine an ongoing concern inflicting sure Triumphs, Seals, and Catalysts to lose progress for gamers”, as per this tweet.
Now the sport is again up and operating, however gamers have misplaced progress within the course of and purchases throughout this time have been refunded.
“We found that the difficulty was precipitated when some at the moment incompletable EDZ and Nessus Triumphs have been moved from Forsaken into the archived Triumphs part,” explains Bungie in a new blog post.
“To make that change, we used a device that may transfer participant state from one location to a different within the participant’s account. This device could be very highly effective however requires cautious and cautious dealing with. Attributable to a configuration error, we by accident re-ran an older state migration course of used for the Past Gentle launch. In consequence, we ended up re-copying outdated knowledge from earlier than Past Gentle into the present configuration, primarily undoing sure elements of participant development since then.
“As soon as we recognized that the difficulty resulted in a lack of participant state, we took the sport down and rolled again the participant database whereas we investigated methods to take away the damaging change from the construct. Final night time we constructed a patch for six.3.0.5 that eliminated the precise change that was inflicting the difficulty, examined it, and deployed it to stay.
“Because of this repair, all participant accounts needed to be rolled again to eight:20 AM PST on January 24. Because of this any progress made between 8:20 and 11 AM was misplaced, and all purchases refunded.”
The weblog submit additionally particulars a couple of upcoming content material modifications and ultimate amendments forward of the discharge of Lightfall. Full details here.
Lightfall will arrive on twenty eighth February, bringing a brand new cyberpunk aesthetic and story missions towards the Shadow Legion.