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When Destiny 2 announced matchmaking (er, “Guided Games”) for Raids and Strikes, we were relieved. “Finally,” we quietly muttered to ourselves in the office. “We can have fun with Destiny without having to make friends or post on the Destiny subreddit.”

But it turns out our excitement was a bit premature. You see, not only do we not have friends, but we also like our video games to be difficult. And it appears that in Destiny, you can either be a cool guy with a bunch of bros who likes a challenge, or a loser who likes to play games on the little itty-bitty baby difficulty level.

That’s because the Guided Games system in Destiny 2 is restricted to activities on Normal difficulty. To participate in Raids and Strikes on Heroic difficulty, you’ll have to manually find some people to play with.

Destiny 2‘s developers probably didn’t want little babies matchmaking with their core demographic of tough bros and ruining their good time. But even that doesn’t make much sense, as they could have easily forced players to complete Raids and Strikes on Normal difficulty before jumping into Heroic difficulty.

Our guess is that they just don’t care, because you’re probably going to buy the game regardless when it comes out on September 6th for Xbox One and PS4, or on October 24th on PC.

Source: GameSpot

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Destiny 2’s Guided Games feature is more limited than we thought

There's a major limitation in Destiny 2's new matchmaking system.

By Michael Goroff | 06/16/2017 10:15 AM PT

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When Destiny 2 announced matchmaking (er, “Guided Games”) for Raids and Strikes, we were relieved. “Finally,” we quietly muttered to ourselves in the office. “We can have fun with Destiny without having to make friends or post on the Destiny subreddit.”

But it turns out our excitement was a bit premature. You see, not only do we not have friends, but we also like our video games to be difficult. And it appears that in Destiny, you can either be a cool guy with a bunch of bros who likes a challenge, or a loser who likes to play games on the little itty-bitty baby difficulty level.

That’s because the Guided Games system in Destiny 2 is restricted to activities on Normal difficulty. To participate in Raids and Strikes on Heroic difficulty, you’ll have to manually find some people to play with.

Destiny 2‘s developers probably didn’t want little babies matchmaking with their core demographic of tough bros and ruining their good time. But even that doesn’t make much sense, as they could have easily forced players to complete Raids and Strikes on Normal difficulty before jumping into Heroic difficulty.

Our guess is that they just don’t care, because you’re probably going to buy the game regardless when it comes out on September 6th for Xbox One and PS4, or on October 24th on PC.

Source: GameSpot

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About Michael Goroff

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Michael Goroff has been gaming for almost three decades. He's a lover of all games and systems, but he mostly plays Xbox. That being said, if he's a fanboy, he's a fanboy for the game industry as a whole. Spit white-hot fanboy hate at him, trash talk his Gold II rank on Rocket League, or maybe just send him a cordial hello on Twitter @gogogoroff.