Destiny 2 Beyond Light Patch Notes: It’s Huge

Destiny’s Beyond Light expansion released and it came with an huge patch. The update is also known as Destiny 2 update So let’s check Destiny 2 Beyond Light patch notes.

Destiny 2 Beyond Light

Destiny 2 update


  • Fixed an issue where dying while holding Riven’s Heart could cause the Heart to disappear.
  • Removed flashpoints.
  • Removed the following Shadowkeep challenges from the Moon: Rune table, Repeatable campaign missions, Nightmare Hunt completion and time trials, Pit of Heresy completion, Garden of Salvation completion
  • Matterscourge ornament can no longer be reacquired from Collections.
  • Last Perdition on Shaxx now dismantles for less than its vendor cost.
  • Universal Ornament item descriptions no longer refer specifically to Year-3 items.
  • Emotes now display flavor text on the item detail screen or when being previewed on the Eververse store.
  • Added icons to weapons that were missing their release watermark.
  • Exotic Ciphers can no longer be added to a player’s Vault.

Player Identity

  • Login screens now have a dark background.
  • Updated the Full-screen Menus to have a dark background style.
  • Player waypoints now display Season Rank, HUD waypoints.
  • Changed selection from “Male” & “Female” to “Masculine” & “Feminine.”
  • Guardian head and hair models replaced with improved versions.
  • Several color swatches changed to better represent the applied color.
  • Players previous head selections are still used.
  • Added toggle functionality to the character screen, allowing the player to make a choice between Light and Dark subclasses.
  • Character screen visuals updated depending on player choice between Light and Dark.


  • Increased Hunter’s dodge cooldown by a few seconds.
  • Orbs of Light changed to Orbs of Power as they can now be consumed by Light and Dark subclasses.


  • Fixed a bug that prevented online friends from showing up in the roster on Stadia for players with over 100 friends.
  • Fixed a bug that occasionally prevented players from earning progress on bounties when joining an activity in progress.
  • This most notably impacted Iron Banner bounties, and also caused players to have their artifact power bonus enabled.


  • PC players with compatible NVIDIA cards and drivers will be able to take advantage of Destiny 2 integration with NVIDIA Reflex, reducing “click-to-display” latency during gameplay.


  • Due to the challenges of voice recording during a global pandemic, different actors had to be used for the following characters: Osiris (Brazilian version), Eris (Brazilian version), Eris (Polish version).
  • We intend to return to the original cast as soon as possible.

Advanced Rendering

  • Lighting improvements and better dark area standardization.
  • Please revisit your brightness settings and tune to your taste.
  • We recommend HDR black point set to the default middle value for best results.

So these are just “some” of the patch notes. As we said, this patch is a huge one. If you want to check all Destiny 2 Beyond Light Patch notes, you can visit the official webiste.








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