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The push and pull of Destiny's microtransactions

Next week marks a year since Bungie added a microtransaction store and its paid-for Silver currency into the world of Destiny. With new expansion Rise of Iron released and its second weekly reset now settled onto servers, it's a good time to examine how Destiny continues to manage the impact of paid-for extras on its meticulous metagame while also having to cope with the continual strains of running a live game and keeping its ravenous fanbase happy.
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