Destiny 2 Crimson Days Rewards Address Loot Drop Concerns

Destiny 2 Crimson Days Rewards Address Loot Drop Concerns

Bungie seems to be responding to a lot of player complaints with how loot drops for Crimson Days.

Bungie will once again be holding a Crimson Days Valentine's Event for Destiny 2, as the studio did with the first Destiny. You can expect a whole bunch of red and heart-themed emotes and accessories when Crimson Days begins on PS4, Xbox One, and PC on February 13.

Like previous Crimson Days, this year will see the return of a special 2v2 Crucible game mode where two players will work together to defeat the other team, but with some special modifiers. Staying in close proximity to your teammate will help recharge your special abilities faster, while moving further away from your partner will not only revert your recharge to a slower pace, but also signals your location to the other team.

There is also a new version of the Burning Shrine map for Destiny 2 called The Burnout, set in an alternate future timeline where the Vex won.

Bungie announced that the developers "tuned the experience to focus on rewarding single-character play," and that the Crimson Engram contains most of the new rewards without duplicates. Moreover, duplicate rewards will not be handed out until after you've gotten all the new gear.

Bungie posted some of the new gear in its blog post last week, including a Crimson Days-themed Ghost, Sparrow, and some emotes and animations.

In response to some of the complaints by the community, most of the Crimson Engrams will only be available through gameplay, though select items can be purchased from Eververse for Bright Dust. You will need to be at level cap to purchase these items, so 25 for players with the latest DLC, 20 for base game users.

There will also be other items that can be obtained through methods outside of Engrams, like the Exotic sparrow, Crimson Days Emblem, Tirastrella Ghost Shell, Diselpunk Exotic Ornament, and the Flaunting Dance Emote. These include completing the Crimson Days milestones, completing the Crimson Days playlists, or finishing Raids and Nightfall Strike during Crimson Days.

Crimson Days will run from February 13 to February 20.

Sometimes we include links to online retail stores. If you click on one and make a purchase we may receive a small commission. See our terms & conditions.

Matt Kim

News Editor

Matt Kim is a former freelance writer who's covered video games and digital media. He likes video games as spectacle and is easily distracted by bright lights or clever bits of dialogue. He also once wrote about personal finance, but that's neither here nor there.

Read this next

Here's the Roadmap for Destiny 2: Shadowkeep's Launch

Everything from the launch of Shadowkeep through the raid and seasonal pass.

Destiny 2 Shadowkeep Release Date

This is our guide on the Destiny 2 Shadowkeep release date, price, gameplay trailers, and more.

Destiny 2: Shadowkeep's Future Approach to Seasonal Content Will Be Borrowing a Lot From Battle Passes

Seasons will come and go, as will premium progression tracks and rewards.

Bungie Says Activision Wasn't a 'Prohibitive Overlord' as it Looks to Destiny 2's Independent Future

The developer says there's no Darkness lingering in this break-up.

Destiny 2's Console Players Are Having a Fun, Disastrous Time Switching to PC

Turns out there are some differences between the platforms.

What's The Best Video Game Spaceship?

COMMUNITY QUESTION | In honor of No Man's Sky Beyond, let's look back on the coolest spaceships around.

"Stop Asking 'Is It Political?' and Start Asking Instead About the Actual Politics of Each Game"

THIS WEEK IN BUSINESS | Also, the things studios of all sizes do to survive, and what happens when that's not enough.

More News

Overwatch's Bastion Gets an Adorable Lego Skin for New Event

Just be careful you don't step on him.

Anthem Transitions to Seasonal Updates as Future Looks Murky

A new update from BioWare makes Anthem's future seem up in the air.

Tetris 99 Will Dole Out Super Kirby Clash Currency in a Nintendo F2P Mash-Up

Two different Nintendo approaches to free-to-play are going to #linkandbuild.

More on PC

Raids, Loot, and Balance: Ubisoft Massive on The Division 2's Challenges Six Months Later

Ubisoft Massive is beginning to firm up the ongoing foundation of The Division 2.

Anthem Transitions to Seasonal Updates as Future Looks Murky

A new update from BioWare makes Anthem's future seem up in the air.

GreedFall Review

And I'm greed, greedfallin'.

Session is the Skate 4 Fans Have Been Pining For... Almost

Session tries to capture the trial and error of skateboarding, but right now it feels like a lot of the latter.

Football Manager 2020 Switches to Recycled Paper Cases out of Concern for Plastic Pollution

Sega and Sports Interactive are estimating plastic savings totalling 20 metric tons.