Bungie has launched a weblog submit explaining the reasoning behind an outage of the sport this week that is brought about gamers to lose progress.
On twenty fourth January, Hotfix 220.127.116.11 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 working, however gamers have misplaced progress within the course of and purchases throughout this time have been refunded.
“We found that the difficulty was brought about when some presently incompletable EDZ and Nessus Triumphs have been moved from Forsaken into the archived Triumphs part,” explains Bungie in a brand new weblog submit.
“To make that change, we used a instrument that may transfer participant state from one location to a different within the participant’s account. This instrument may be very highly effective however requires cautious and cautious dealing with. As a consequence of a configuration error, we by accident re-ran an older state migration course of used for the Past Mild launch. Consequently, we ended up re-copying outdated information from earlier than Past Mild into the present configuration, primarily undoing sure elements of participant development since then.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 reside.
“On account of this repair, all participant accounts needed to be rolled again to eight:20 AM PST on January 24. Which means that any progress made between 8:20 and 11 AM was misplaced, and all purchases refunded.”
The weblog submit additionally particulars just a few upcoming content material adjustments and remaining amendments forward of the discharge of Lightfall. Full particulars right here.
Lightfall will arrive on twenty eighth February, bringing a brand new cyberpunk aesthetic and story missions towards the Shadow Legion.