Destiny 2 is one of the most famous first-person shooter-looter online-only games. It was launched after the massive success of Destiny. Whether you are playing Destiny or Destiny 2, errors are common, this is due to the game’s requirement of maintaining a steady internet connection. Ever since the launch of the game, the Destiny 2 error code Newt is among the initial errors that users encountered and it still persists today.
Every once in a while when you are on your merry way, this error can kick you out of the game. However, if you encounter this error, there is nothing to worry about. This is a simple problem that can be resolved by a simple restart of the system, whether console or PC.
If you fail to resume the game even after restarting the system. It’s most likely the problem is not on your end and Bungie is testing something or undergoing maintenance.
Here are some fixes for the Problem.
Fix 1: Ensure you have a Steady Connection
With any Destiny 2 errors, the first thing to check is if the internet connection is stable. It is highly advised that you use a wired internet connection to play the game. Suspend any bandwidth-intensive tasks such as video streaming, file sharing, etc. The connection should not be using multiple devices that reduce the bandwidth for the game.
Fix 2: Check Bungie Server Status
If restarting the system did not work, under most circumstances, it’s Bungie who’s to blame. Therefore, check the status of the Bungie server. Follow this link to check the status of Bungie server.
Fix3: Delete Cache on Console
Sometimes old cache files can also cause the connection to suspend leading to this error. However, this is rare, but clearing the cache is worth a try. To clear the cache, follow the below steps:
- Power down the console.
- Remove the power cord from the console and allow it to rest for 5 minutes.
- Connect the power cables and restart the console
- Open the game and check if Destiny 2 error code Newt still appears.
Fix 4: Wait out the Storm
If the Bungie server is under maintenance and restarting the system did not work, try again after a few hours or the next day and the game should work fine.
Do let us know what worked for you, so it can help a fellow Destiny 2 player.