Saniya Ahmed

Saniya Ahmed

Saniya Ahmed is an editor at Fanbyte covering Destiny 2 news, guides, and feature stories. She’s a long-time Destiny player who loves the game for its lore and is a Hunter main. Her bylines include GameSpot, IGN, WIRED, Game Informer, and more.





Bungie Explains Why This Season Dives Into Drifter’s Character

In Season of the Deep, Drifter became a regular visitor at the HELM, bringing his blue Juice of Seven bottle along. While several characters provide Sloane and Ahsa support, unexpectedly, Drifter stan...

The Prince of Persia: Sands of Time Remake Can't Shed Its Orientalist Roots

As a kid, I watched my older brother play The Sands of Time with fascination. I heard familiar names and saw recognizable architecture. Its historic setting reminded me of oral stories about...

How to Get the Pond Pals Emblem in Destiny 2

If you ever wanted a cute emblem of a little fish buddy swimming in a fishing pond in Destiny 2, you can get it in Season of the Deep. A seasonal Triumph called Exotic Angler became available...

Bungie Explains Veil Containment Lore, Says More Are Coming

Completing the Parting the Veil quest — an extension of Destiny 2: Lightfall‘s story made available in Season of the Deep — unlocks the Veil Containment lore mission ...

Here's Why Destiny 2 Servers Keep Having Issues

Destiny 2 servers are riddled with error codes, and the TWID finally addresses game stability issues. With increasing difficulty logging in, emergency maintenance, and recurrent contacting

Is There a Microtransactions Problem in Destiny 2?

A video titled “Destiny 2 has become a Microtransaction Hell” from Youtuber Aztecross has the community talking about the state of Destiny 2 — garnering over...

Destiny 2 Fan Art Sparks Plagiarism Debate About the Witness Cutscene

A cutscene showing the Witness’s origin is a significant moment in Destiny 2′s story. Although the lore heavy video garnered praise from the Destiny community, it has also spark...

We Finally Know Who (or What) The Witness Really Is in Destiny 2

Season of the Deep Week 5 shares one of the most important cutscenes in Destiny 2‘s story, which has come a long way from simply being about Light versus Darkness. The introduction of Py...

PSA: Banshee-44 Is Selling the Harsh Language God Roll

The Tower Gunsmith Banshee-44 has an array of weapons players can purchase with Legendary Shards and Glimmer. In Week 5 of Destiny 2‘s Season of the Deep, Banshee is selling the Harsh La...

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PSA: Xur Is Selling a God Roll Disparity Pulse Rifle

Xur mysterious pops up across the solar system every weekend in Destiny 2 to bring a trove of Exotic and Legendary gear for Guardians to purchase. This week, Xur is selling a god roll Dispari...

Destiny 2 Subreddits Are Down for Reddit Blackout

If you’re wondering why you can’t access some of Destiny 2‘s largest subreddits, it’s a protest. Thousands of popular subreddits have gone private, protesting the new and unfavorable changes...

Bungie is Aware of Exotic & Kinetic Weapon Struggles

In a lengthy Q&A style discussion of upcoming changes in Destiny 2, the TWID talked about Exotic and kinetic weapon changes. Bungie answered questions from the Destiny 2...

Destiny 2 Is Adding a Heavy Burst Hand Cannon

In this week’s news post, Bungie responded to the Destiny 2 community about the game’s sandbox, and one of those questions was about the current state of hand cannons. 

Destiny 2 Season 22 Will Adjust Tangles and Threadlings

In the This Week in Destiny news post, Bungie answered several sandbox questions from the Destiny 2 community. The Strand subclass was one of the many subjects, specifically the new...

Bungie Celebrates Pride Month With a Free Emote

Inclusion and diversity are integral to all game communities, and Bungie makes its allyship with LGBTQIA+ people of the Destiny 2 community loud and clear in its latest news post.

Destiny 2 Update Fixes Ghosts of the Deep Cheese

Ghosts of the Deep is Destiny 2‘s newest dungeon, launching alongside Season of the Deep. Players quickly found a way to cheese the final boss fight, but Bungie patched it in the upda...

Techeun Force Destiny 2 Guide - God Roll & How to Get It

First appearing in Destiny 2: Forsaken‘s Last Wish raid, Techeun Force is now Season of the Deep’s new god roll.

Grandmaster Nightfalls Arrive Early in Destiny 2’s Season of the Deep

So, this week we have the first TWID, This Week in Destiny — Bungie’s rebrand of its TWAB weekly news post after its Marathon game announcement (If you haven’t yet, grab your free

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PSA: It’s a Good Time to Farm Last Wish Deepsight Weapons in Destiny 2

Along with new activities in Season of the Deep, players can chase after the Last Wish raid’s Deepsight weapons in Destiny 2, and now is a good time to do it. It takes five Deepsight ext...