Troubleshooting Known Destiny 2 Error Codes

There are a couple of ongoing problems and errors associated with Destiny 2. Here's our quick troubleshooting guide to keep you in the fight, Guardian.

Since its launch on September 6, Bungie's shared-world shooter Destiny 2 has taken the FPS world by storm. However, there have been some issues that have held the shooter back. Some of these problems were so prevalent that Bungie took the game offline to investigate and make necessary bug fixes. Codes such as OliveChickenPanther, and Anteater have all been reported  by players, but solved relatively quickly. 

And even though those errors have seemingly been squashed, there are still a few problems creeping up from time to time. And since they haven't been remedied yet, here is our handy guide on what to do when those errors pop up on your screen.

Destiny 2 Error: Cabbage 

This error seems to only be affecting players who are using a Technicolor or Thompson modem. It's thought that problems may be occurring when router settings decide to block communications to or from Destiny services. 

A workaround for this has been posted on the official Bungie forums, suggesting players inspect the manual for their router and proceed through these steps, as some settings pages may have alternate naming conventions per their manufacturer.

The workaround for this error is:

  1. Connect your console directly to the router via Wired or Wi-Fi Connection.
    • Attempting to connect to Destiny through a router connected to an alternate router may lead to increased issues. Attempt to connect to the router connected to your modem for best results.
  2. From the router settings page, proceed from Home > Toolbox > Firewall.
    • Create a new Firewall level within your Router settings.
    • Players may wish to name this "Destiny 2".
  3. From the Router settings page, proceed from Home > Toolbox > Game & Application Sharing and configure the following settings:
    • Enable UPnP.
    • Disable "Extended Security".
    • Disable any "Assigned Games & Applications" settings.

Destiny 2 PS4 Problems

It would seem that PlayStation players haven't had much luck with Destiny 2 so far, considering some of the issues they have faced since the game launched. To begin with, there were permission problems that prompted the error message: “You have lost connection to the Destiny 2 servers. Your permissions to access online content may have changed or your profile may have been signed in elsewhere.”

That issue got resolved fairly quickly only for there to be reported issues regarding game crashes:

As far as we are aware, this issue is still ongoing and is being investigated by both Bungie and Sony.

Destiny 2 Error Code CE-34878-0

This error code is still ongoing and there is no clear reason as to why it continues to happen. However, here is a workaround for this issue:

  1. Close the application, install the latest System Software and game updates, and restart the system.
  2. If you have upgraded the Hard Disk Drive (HDD) in your system, re-install the original HDD.
  3. If the error occurs again, back up your saved data, and then go to [Settings] > [Initialization] and choose [Initialize PS4].
  4. If the error occurs with every application, or as soon as the application starts, contactPlayStation Support

If we get word of any other Destiny 2 errors that are causing big problems, we will update this guide as needed. Until then, make sure you check out our Destiny 2 guides and keep coming back to GameSkinny for more Destiny 2 news and announcements.


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Published Sep. 16th 2017

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