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How to Fix Destiny 2 Servers Are Not Available

Destiny 2 is a free-to-play first-person shooter game set in a solar system by infamous villains.

Players are Guardians and can choose from three different classes—Titan, Warlock, or Hunter.

The game offers both co-op and multiplayer modes like co-op missions, quests, patrols, and raid progression.

Engage in free-for-all skirmishes, team arenas, and PvE/PvP hybrid competitions.

With storytelling and customizable gear, players can experience the mysteries of the solar system.

In this guide, you’ll learn how to fix the Destiny 2 servers are not available dismiss this message to try again error.

How to Fix Destiny 2 Servers Are Not Available

Destiny 2 Servers Are Not Available

To fix Destiny 2 servers are not available, you need to verify the game if you’re playing it on a PC.

If you’re playing the game on an Xbox or PlayStation, you can try clearing alternate MAC address or changing your DNS respectively.

Note: Before you attempt any fixes, check if Destiny 2 is down on Twitter/X and downdetector.com/status/destiny (if its down, you need to wait for the issue to be fixed on their end).

PC fixes:

  • Steam: Open Steam > Library > right-click Destiny 2 > Properties > Installed Files > Verify integrity of game files.
  • Steam: Open Steam > Steam (on the top navigation bar) > Settings > Downloads > Clear Download Cache > Clear Cache.
  • Epic Games: Open Epic Games > Library > Destiny 2 > Three dots > Manage > Verify.

Xbox fixes:

  • Clear persistent storage: Settings > Device & connections > Blu-ray > Persistent storage > Clear persistent storage.
  • Clear alternate MAC address: Settings > General > Network settings > Advanced settings > Alternate MAC address > Clear > Restart.

PlayStation fix:

  1. PS4’s settings menu > Network > Set Up Internet Connection.
  2. Select Wi-Fi or LAN, depending on your connection type.
  3. IP address setting: Custom.
  4. DHCP Host Name: Do Not Specify.
  5. DNS settings: Manual.
  6. Primary DNS:
  7. Secondary DNS:

Tip: If the above DNS doesn’t work, try setting as your Primary DNS and as your Secondary DNS.

Update #1: As of 20 September 2023, the Destiny 2 servers are down and the engineers are working on a fix.

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