Over the last week, Destiny 2’s community discovered that Bungie were throttling end-game XP, which some believed was being used to steer them towards buying microtransactions.
The developer responded with a clumsy fix, removing the controversial system but then doubling the required XP to level. They then followed with a formal post detailing the future of the game, adding that they had “betrayed” the trust of their community.
Should developers be more open about their game’s design?
Should we know how the gears are turning under our games? Does it just apply to those that are more mechanically dense, and require a large time-investment from players? Let us know in the comments below!