Are Destiny 2 servers down? Status, downtime

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Are Destiny 2 servers down? Status, downtime
Breaking: Destiny 2 is undergoing scheduled maintenance on 23 May 2023 starting from 7:00 AM PDT. The maintenance is expected to conclude at 11 AM PDT.

Numerous Destiny 2 players have been encountering error codes like Weasel and Baboon, leading them to question the status of the game's servers. The recurring errors have left players pondering, "Are Destiny 2 servers down?"

Destiny 2's servers can go down for a number of reasons, but most regularly, it is when the game is set to get a major update. When such an update rolls out, the developers bring down the servers for a planned maintenance period, and when they return, all that fresh content is waiting for you.

With that said, what is the current server status for Destiny 2? Below we look at whether they are live or not, and when any scheduled maintenance is expected.

Are the Destiny 2 servers down?

At the time of writing on 23 May 2023 at 7:00 AM PDT Destiny 2 servers appear to be down for maintenance. The maintenance is expected to conclude by 11:00 AM PDT.


The servers are undergoing maintenance to implement Update 7.1.0. During this time, the game servers will be temporarily taken offline, and players will be unable to participate in activities.

Here is a breakdown of the maintenance timeline:

  • Start: The maintenance will begin at 7:00 AM PDT (-7 UTC). At this time, the game servers will be taken offline to commence the necessary updates.
  • Player removal: Around 8:15 AM, players will be temporarily removed from the game activities. This means you will not be able to continue playing during this period.
  • Expected log-in: It is anticipated that players will be able to log back into Destiny 2 and resume their adventures by 10:00 AM PDT. Once the servers are back online, you can log in and participate in the game as usual.
  • Expected end: The maintenance is scheduled to conclude by 11:00 AM PDT. After this time, all updates should be implemented, and players should experience the full functionality of Destiny 2.

Please note that these timings are approximate and subject to change based on the progress of the maintenance. It is recommended to stay tuned to Bungie Help on Twitter for any updates or announcements regarding the maintenance period.

Console players who encounter issues updating to 7.1.0 should restart their console and try downloading the Hotfix. Players who observe issues should report to the #Help forum.

How to check if the Destiny 2 servers are online

There are a number of ways to get forwarning for when the Destiny 2 servers are set to come down.

The Bungie Help Twitter account regularly tweets about planned maintenance, as well as provides live updates to any issues players may be running into.


The developers also regularly post upcoming planned maintenance on the Bungie website, which is broken down into a timeline, also detailing why the maintenance is taking place.

Of course, the Destiny 2 servers may down for unplanned reasons, an issue that could also be region and platform specific. If we learn of any issues, we will be updating this page with the most up-to-date information.

If the servers aren't down and you are having trouble connecting to the Destiny 2 servers it may be an issue at your end.

Some frequently cited issues are the Olive, Marmot, and Plum error codes, check out our guides for them if you need help resolving those.