Destiny 2 Stadia

Destiny 2 Stadia Playerbase Reportedly Dropped More Than 50% in a Month

January 6, 2020

By: Robert N. Adams

 
 

Destiny 2 is far from a perfect game, but fans of this latest iteration of Bungie's original franchise are still enjoying it across all gaming problems with one notable exception — it seems that the Destiny 2 Google Stadia population has dropped, and rather severely at that.

It seems that Destiny 2 has shed a portion of its player base in the latter days of 2019. That's not necessarily unusual — a lot of people are likely getting busy with the holidays and/or picking up new games to play during some of the fantastic Black Friday sales or from other end-of-year deals. What is somewhat unusual, however, is just how few Destiny 2 Stadia players there were and the fact that even fewer now remain.

 

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Destiny 2 Stadia Playerbase — By the Numbers

The numbers speak for themselves: check out the player count according to Forbes:

 
 

Destiny 2 Stats — November 26, 2019

  • PC: 494,000
  • PS4: 454,000
  • Xbox: 331,000
  • Stadia: 19,400

Destiny 2 Stats — End of December 2019

  • PC: 437,000
  • PS4: 435,000
  • Xbox: 313,000
  • Stadia: 8,020

For those of you keeping count, that's a dropoff of more than 50%. While every single platform saw a decline in their player count to some degree, these all stayed in the range of roughly 5–15%. Furthermore, each platform has hundreds of thousands of players, whereas the Destiny 2 Stadia community consisted of just under 20,000 players — and now it's half that.

Is the dropoff in Destiny 2 on the Stadia an indication that the console is failing? Maybe it is, maybe it isn't — but it isn't good either way. In any case, we're sure to find out whether this is a blip on the radar or a downward trend (either on Stadia or across the board) in the coming weeks and months.

 
 

What do you think of the Destiny 2 Stadia player base dropping by more than half? Do you think this spells doom for Google's console? Let us know in the comments below!

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Developer
Bungie
Publisher
Bungie
Platforms
Google Stadia, PC, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S
Release Date
February 22,2022
Genre
First Person Shooter
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