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Destiny 2 Fans Are Totally Skipping Amazing Loot, And They Have No Idea

Breach Executable, a new seasonal arena activity in "Destiny 2," offers tons of valuable rewards — and a great number of players are just skipping right past all the good stuff. However, to be fair to "Destiny 2" players, the way to maximize your rewards from Breach Executable isn't exactly obvious. 

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Since before Bungie split from Activision, the "Destiny" franchise has been training gamers to move fast and kill faster, so now that the game is trying to reward people for stopping and smelling the roses, they're doing the exact opposite of that. In Breach Executable, you're running and gunning like any other mission. In between battles, most players will find themselves rushing ahead to their next warzone, but the actual goal is to collect hidden samples that are scattered throughout the area. By equipping your resource detector on your ghost, you'll be able to see the samples to hoover them up. 

As pointed out by Forbes' Paul Tassi, players can also get even more samples by taking advantage of the Piston Hammer. In the Breach Executable you'll find a few dozen Vex columns, but one of them is actually a hammer activator that provides a massive burst of samples. Turning those samples in nets players some serious loot, but gamers who keep blasting their way to the finish line are likely to miss them — and cause their teammates to miss out, too. This problem is already becoming pretty widespread, at least judging from the multiple Reddit threads that have recently popped up.

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Don't let your Destiny 2 team down

Collecting samples, like so many things in "Destiny 2," is a group activity. That's a knife that cuts both ways. On the one hand, samples are shared with your teammates, so collecting all 200kg becomes way easier when you get everyone involved. On the other hand, if your team rushes through the Breach and fights the boss without doing any cleanup along the way, you'll be locked out of the sample rewards, too.

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Gamers are already getting frustrated with the amount of people who don't know about the samples, and they're reaching out online to spread the word. Spending time picking up samples only to have your team rush the mission before you can finish is pretty annoying — especially when it happens multiple times in a row. People could read the details of missions like the Breach Executable more carefully before diving in, but some have argued that Bungie could also try to do more to counteract the run-and-gun programming instilling in players since the first "Destiny" ate up untold hours of our lives. Maybe that's a lesson the company will learn and take into its next game (which isn't "Destiny 3").

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