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Is Destiny 2 down? July 16 downtime, server status, more

A new Act begins in Destiny 2

A Hunter Guardian in Destiny 2 posing next to a statue

With the usual weekly reset and a new update dropping soon in Destiny 2, you might be wondering if the server status is down or not. The developers usually take down the servers to work on them before every patch.

The Final Shape is behind us, with players enjoying the first act of Episode: Echoes.

Now, Act 2 is about to drop, bringing plenty more content to the game, including the Red Death Reformed catalyst.

Here is everything you need to know about this week's downtime.

Are the Destiny 2 servers down?

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Bungie is launching update this week and the downtime will take just a shot amount of time, ending at the usual weekly reset time.

Here is the full timeline provided by Bungie:

  • 6:00 AM PDT: Destiny 2 will undergo maintenance. Sign-on and game integration features will be unavailable on web, mobile, third-party apps, and the Bungie Store.
  • 6:45 AM PDT: Destiny 2 will be brought offline for expected maintenance. Players will be removed from activities and won't be able to log back in until 10 AM PDT
  • Ongoing Destiny maintenance is expected to conclude at 12 PM PDT
  • 10:00 AM PDT: The latest Destiny 2 update will be available across all platforms and regions. Players will be able to log back into Destiny 2. Players logging into the game may be placed in a queue and may experience sign-on issues as background maintenance is still ongoing
  • 12:00 PM PDT: Destiny 2 maintenance is expected to conclude

How to check Destiny 2 server status

The Bungie Help Twitter account frequently tweets about scheduled maintenance and provides real-time updates on any issues players may encounter. So that's your best option to get all the information you need about Destiny 2 servers.

The Bungie website regularly posts upcoming maintenance schedules, including a detailed timeline and reasons for each maintenance period.

Of course Destiny 2 servers may be down unexpectedly, which could also vary by region and platform. If that's the case, we'll try to provide the most up-to-date information on this page so keep it bookmarked.

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