Destiny Update 2.4.1 Is Live on PS4 & Xbox One, Here’s the Patch Notes

Increasing the Maximum Light to 400, upping the Light limit on rewards, and more, Destiny update 2.4.1 is now live on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, weighing in at a reported 520MB. Beginning immediately, PS4 players will be removed from activities and returned to the login screen to grab the update.

To make sure everyone has the update, Heroic mode for Wrath of the Machine won’t begin until 2pm PT/5pm ET today.

Here’s the full list of patch notes for today’s new Destiny update:


  • Fixed an issue where the Trespasser did not require an Exotic Shard to Infuse
  • All changes to increase Light above 385 will take effect upon the release of Heroic Mode for Wrath of the Machine


  • The SIVA Strike Playlist will now drop rewards up to 365 Light
  • The Heroic SIVA Strike Playlist will now drop rewards up to 385 Light
  • Archon’s Forge can now drop rewards up to 385 Light
  • Archon’s Forge can now drop Ghosts and Artifacts up to 400 Light
  • Trials of Osiris, Iron Banner, Crucible, and Strike Hoards will now provide drops up to 400 Light
  • Wrath of the Machine, Trials of Osiris, and Iron Banner will now attempt to reward higher Light items on average


  • Vanguard, Crucible, and Faction packages will now provide drops up to 390 Light
  • Increased chance of Artifacts from Crota’s Bane Reputation Packages
  • Increased chance of Ghosts from New Monarchy, Dead Orbit, Future War Cult, Vanguard, and Crucible Reputation Packages


  • Rare Engrams will now decrypt up to 365 Light
  • Legendary Engrams will now decrypt up to 385 Light
  • Exotic Engrams will now decrypt up to 400 Light



  • Horn Relays from Sparrow Racing League are no longer used to upgrade Rare Quality Horns: These items can be discarded; All players will receive 15 Silver Dust as compensation for this change to Horn Relays
  • Fixed an issue where Rare Special Weapon Engrams would sometimes decrypt into Legendary Primary Weapons
  • Gjallar Horn will no longer dismantle into a Horn Relay
  • Fixed an issue where Agonarch Runes were not charging due to the same Taken Major spawning in the Dreadnaught Patrol
  • Fixed an issue where the Consumed Ghost Shell did not properly display its spines
  • Fixed an issue where Comitatus was not dropping properly from Faction Packages for players who own Kondratyuk’s Escape

Fixed an issue where some players were not receiving SIVA Key Fragments from Raid bosses in Wrath of the Machine

  • 1 SIVA Key Fragment will now drop from Normal Mode bosses
  • 2 SIVA Key Fragments will now drop from Heroic Mode bosses
  • SIVA Key Fragments will drop on each boss kill even if players have already completed the Raid that week

Several items from 2015 events have been removed:

  • Flimsy Masks
  • Gifts of the Lost
  • Fruit Motes, Glimmer Chew, Salty Engram, Sour Engram, Sugary Engram, Chocolate Strange
  • Coins, Void Fizz
  • Paper Scraps
  • Crumpled Masks
  • Rare Quality Sparrow Horns
  • Paper Glue from Festival of the Lost 2015 now shards into 1 Silver Dust


  • A new Holiday Collection is now available to allow you to reclaim your Festival of the Lost Masks
  • The Sparrow Collection will now allow you to reclaim your Legendary Sparrow Horns
  • Crucible Emblems have been split into two new categories: Crucible and Trials of Osiris
  • The Shaders Iris Germanica, Mercurial Dawn, Surfbreaker, Nebula Glow, Sulfur Burnish, and
  • Electric Aquarius can now be used and seen in the Shader Collection by all three Classes
  • Fixed issue in which two instances of Apotheosis Veil Helmet would appear in the Exotic Armor Collection


  • Inferno Elimination is now available in Private Matches
  • Fixed an issue where Changing Subclasses in Orbit for a PvP activity would reset Melee and Grenade charges
  • Fixed an issue where players were able to get under the stairs on the Drifter map
  • Fixed an issue where the Iron Banner Support Bounty was not awarding 5 points for Allies Defended
  • The Lighthouse on Mercury is now a social space that can accommodate up to 9 players with a Flawless Trials Passage


  • Fixed an issue where uncommon Warlock Bonds were being sent to the Postmaster for recovery


  • Reputation Boosters can now be purchased for Silver Dust as well as Silver


  • Fixed an issue that caused Firefly to activate many, many more times than intended causing a crash



  • Adjusted the Rapid Cooldown perk on the Fr0st-EE5 Hunter Exotic Legs to no longer interfere with the base cooldown provided by stats

The following Exotic Armor no longer require Rise of Iron and can be acquired through Exotic Engrams:

  • Astrocyte Verse (Warlock Helm)
  • Ophidium Aspect (Warlock Gauntlets)
  • Thagomizers (Titan Gauntlets)


  • Fixed an issue with the Roster previews for the following Emblems: Memories of Iron, Shield of the City
  • Eververse sections for Emotes now displayed as Emotes I and Emotes II
  • Fixed an issue where the Taken War Heroic Strikes Playlist tooltip incorrectly displayed +10 Legendary Marks as a reward
  • Fixed an issue where the Weekly Heroic Strike node was not updating with the Weekly Reset
  • Fixed an issue where the Heroic SIVA Crisis Playlist was not counting towards the “Take a Strike” Record in the Rise of Iron Record Book

Will you be playing Wrath of the Machine on Heroic today?

[Source: Bungie (1), (2), Reddit]

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