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How to Fix Destiny 2 Tower Not Loading Issue

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The Season of the Haunted is now underway in Destiny 2, giving players the opportunity to pursue new storylines and, of course, chase down tons of new Exotic and Legendary gear. There’s plenty to enjoy here, but just like with any big expansion or patch release in this game, there are also tons of bugs and errors to deal with. If you’re one of the unlucky few who’s been experiencing issues with the Tower not loading in Destiny 2, here’s a solution you can try.

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Fixing Destiny 2’s Tower Not Loading Issue

Since the start of Season of the Haunted, players have been reporting getting a black screen while traveling and loading into the Tower. This can happen whenever you open the Director and select the Tower, and the game just gives you a black screen after your ship is shown to be flying in for a while.

At the time of writing, Bungie has yet to officially put out a fix or a patch to address this issue. However, there is a potential workaround. Whenever you’re stuck on the black screen, you can bring up the Director and try selecting the Tower again to force it to load.

Do be warned that by doing this, the NPC models won’t load into the game. You’ll still be able to interact with them by locating their nameplates, you just won’t be able to see them. Not an ideal situation, but it’ll work if you really need to get stuff done at the Tower.

There is also a more pressing issue in Destiny 2 at the moment, which can arise when you’re interacting with Banshee-44. Speaking with the Exo may cause the game to crash entirely, and Bungie has already stated that they’re currently looking into this error.

This won’t happen to everyone, but just be aware that it might pop up for you every now and then.

That’s all the answers we can provide for now regarding the Tower not loading issue in Destiny 2. Be sure to search for Twinfinite for more tips and information on the game.


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Zhiqing is the Reviews Editor for Twinfinite, and a History graduate from Singapore. She's been in the games media industry for nine years, trawling through showfloors, conferences, and spending a ridiculous amount of time making in-depth spreadsheets for min-max-y RPGs. When she's not singing the praises of Amazon's Kindle as the greatest technological invention of the past two decades, you can probably find her in a FromSoft rabbit hole.