Destiny 2 has come under fire from the game's community for its microtransaction system. In particular, the change to the game's shader system has drawn the ire of the game's fans. Shaders are no longer an unlimited resource, but are now consumable items. Players can continue finding shaders across the game's worlds or purchase them with Silver purchased for real-money.
Destiny 2 Director Luke Smith took to Twitter (via Game Informer) to address these complaints.
If there’s one thing Destiny 2 players can’t stop talking about, it’s that the way you acquire Shaders has been changed for the worse. Shaders are one of the ways you can customise armour in Destiny. Attaching them to a piece of gea...
"Shaders are now an ongoing reward for playing," director Luke Smith said in explaining the change to consumable shaders.
The Destiny 2 community, despite being largely pleased with the game, is very upset about shaders
Destiny 2 made changes to the shader system. Here’s Bungie’s explanation as to why. In Destiny 2, shaders are applied to individual armour pieces (as well as weapons), as opposed to your whole outfit. While this allows for more pers...