Overpowered New Gun Dominates Destiny 2 PvP

By Jason Schreier on at

With the launch of Curse of Osiris, there’s plenty of new stuff in Destiny 2, a video game in which players travel through space resisting the urge to spend money to change the colours of their helmets. There’s also a gun that’s just about wrecking everyone.

Meet Prometheus Lens, a brand new exotic that has taken the mantle from Vex Mythoclast, Thorn, and MIDA Multi-Tool as Destiny’s most overpowered weapon. It’s a trace rifle that shoots laser beams and can melt any other player in less than two seconds.

Here is what it’s like to play Crucible in Destiny 2 right now (via r/DestinyTheGame):

It’s a problem:

It’s safe to expect a Prometheus Lens nerf at some point in the near future, because it’s making the Crucible borderline unplayable. What’s ironic is that many hardcore Destiny players have been calling for a higher time-to-kill (TTK) in PvP. Not like this, though. Not like this.

Bungie also would like to let you know that it's bugged: