Bungie disables Destiny 2 textual content chat on account of large exploit

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It seems Destiny 2 gamers may have restricted choices so far as comms go in the interim, as developer Bungie has briefly pulled the plug on textual content chat because of the presence of a game-breaking bug. Player studies point out that the bug is the results of a selected copypasta (a protracted string of copied and pasted textual content) that’s being despatched via the whisper channel. Players who obtain this message are being kicked out of the game, at which level they are going to obtain and error message that reads: “Could not connect to Destiny 2 servers. Check your network configuration and try again.”

This bug appeared as way back as yesterday, and on the time many gamers have been taking their safety into their very own fingers. Many gamers beneficial manually shutting off whisper channels and avoiding any areas with native or staff chats with a purpose to defend themselves from the malicious messages. Some gamers have been even leaving their clans in the event that they suspected that different clan members is likely to be knowingly utilizing the exploit.

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Shortly after studies started to unfold, Bungie made the decision to close down textual content channels with a purpose to work out a long-term repair, asserting through Twitter that they’re taking this motion throughout all platforms with a purpose to examine additional. At this level, it’s unclear how lengthy it’ll take to get the mandatory patch so as, although Bungie is asking gamers to remain tuned for updates, and is bound to get one out as quickly as attainable.

We have quickly disabled textual content chat on all platforms in Destiny 2 whereas we examine a problem inflicting Weasel errors.

Stay tuned for updates. https://t.co/OCf41kjgrP

— Bungie Help (@BungieHelp) July 30, 2022

This exploit comes on the heels of one other downside with Destiny 2’s safety, because it was lately found that Bungie is suing streamer MiffysWorld after repeated situations of dishonest, harassment, and threats precipitated the streamer to undergo at the least 13 alternate accounts.