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Destiny 2 is 'not in a good place', says analyst in wake of microtransaction concerns

Joe Donnelly
 

Destiny 2 has had a rough ride in recent months. Bungie upset fans with its shoddy implementation of microtransactions, hidden XP throttling, and poorly communicated Faction Rally token tweaks. The developer has since apologised for each misstep in turn, however a quick glance at the game's subreddit suggests players' patience is wearing thin. Now, a Wall Street market analyst has declared Destiny 2 as "not in a good place", with player interest in the space opera shooter in decline.

As reported by CNBC, Doug Creutz, of financial services firm Cowen, reckons Destiny 2 is faltering—the reasons for which he detailed in a note to clients entitled "Destiny is Not in a Good Place. "It reads: "While Call of Duty: WWII clearly had a great holiday, which likely sets up strong franchise live services revenue in 2018, Destiny 2 is struggling right now with player engagement appearing to be on the wane. We are a bit cautious that potentially disappoi

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