Bungie insists that they are not banning Destiny 2 PC players for using overlays

Players are still being banned within minutes of starting the game

Bungie insists that they are not banning Destiny 2 PC players for using overlays

Bungie insists that they are not banning Destiny 2 PC players for using overlays

Destiny 2 launched on PC less than a day ago, but now reports are emerging from across the internet showing PC players being banned from the game within hours or even minutes of starting, with many PC gamers initially blaming their bans on 3rd party analytics applications and overlay tools like Rivatuner, Discord and capture programs like OBS. 
Bungie staff have gone online and stated that the company does not ban users for trying to use blocked overlay tools, though they have not given a reason why so many players have been banned from playing the game. Cosmo, a community rep on Bungie's Forums had this to say. 

Third-party applications that aren't compatible with Destiny 2 may cause the game to not run but won't result in a ban.

This statement does not add any clarification about why Destiny 2 players have been banned so early after the game's release, as the sheer number of complaints are so high that it is unlikely that the users are all cheaters, especially this early on in the game's lifecycle.   

Bungie is now left in a position where they will need to start lifting bans, or at a minimum start issuing refunds to the affected parties. Hopefully, Blizzard/Bungie will issue a more detailed response later today.  

Bungie insists that they are not banning Destiny 2 PC players for using overlays


This leaves PC players of Destiny 2 in limbo, as players don't know how to avoid getting banned and affected players are completely unable to play the game that they have bought and paid for. So far there are several theories as to why these players have been banned, though there is no concrete information at the minute. 

You can join the discussion on the mysterious Destiny 2 PC bans on the OC3D Forums.  

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25-10-2017, 08:56:53

it is unlikely that the users are all cheaters
I wouldn't put my hand in the fire for this, at all. CoD WWII's Beta (!) was crowded by cheaters on day 2. Then again, it's CoD with the same old engine...

I want a refund for Black Ops 3 as well then, because I got banned as well for no apparent reason. Sadly, at level 380 I can't get a refund anymore, can I?

I bet that Activision Support gives all those people the same answers they gave me: "All bans are final and will not be discussed"Quote

25-10-2017, 16:33:59

Damien c
I have not been banned and I have been using OBS the entire that I have been playing, around 10 hours so far.

I have not however tried using MSI Afterburner or the likes simply because I just have NVinspector and Real Temp open on my 2nd monitor with OBS.

I would not be surprised if some of these bans are because of what I have seen most of the day today, which is people intentionally making there internet connection so bad that they lag all over the map, and they are practically impossible to kill, I said on another forum it's one of the things that ruined the PVP on consoles because all the "Try Hard" PVP players were doing it do get easy wins, you would see it in most matches or streams and Bungie does ban for that.Quote

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