Bungie on How Offensive Symbol Got Into Destiny 2

From IGN - September 15, 2017
By Alex Gilyadov

Bungie has offered an explanation for how an offensive logo managed to make its way into Destiny 2.

As detailed on Bungie's blog post, the symbol was first designed back in June 2015 as Bungie often references real-world art in its games.However, Bungie'svetting process did not catch its similarity to a meme that has been repurposed to be the offensive symbol it is today.

"The more contemporary, vile derivation that has been repurposed by hate groups was not surfaced through this process, and therefore, the armor was approved for ship," Bungie wrote.

Bungie has already outlined its plan to remove the symbol and has promised fans it is going over how it can"more deeply vet our game content to shield us, and our community, from inappropriate imagery."


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