‘Destiny 2’ game item with ‘hate symbol’ removed by developers

/ 07:23 PM September 13, 2017

Image: Reddit/xxbiohazrdxx

“Destiny 2” game developers Bungie announced the removal of an in-game item due to its resemblance to an alt-right symbol.

Bungie made the announcement via Twitter and offered a public apology, stating that the design for this item was not intentional.


Image: Twitter/@Bungie

The game developer did not mention the specific item on the tweet but Reddit user xxbiohazrdxx uploaded a photo of it for reference.

It turns out the item is a character gauntlet called “Road Complex AA1” and has design graphics which resembles the Kekistan flag. The said flag is often used as an alt-right symbol. The Southern Poverty Law Center explained in an article that it was based on the Nazi war flag.


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On the other hand, Reddit users who play “Destiny 2” had other things on their minds, like how the gauntlets had silly ice skates on the elbows. JB

Image: Reddit/TheLittleMoa


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TOPICS: alt-right, Bungie, Destiny 2, game item, gauntlet, hate symbol
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