With so many game modes in Destiny 2, it can be a little confusing trying to find one that suits your Fireteam size.
Today, we will find out the player limit for every game mode and activity inside Destiny 2. Let’s get to it!
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Most game modes and activities in Destiny 2 allow you to queue either solo, with a Fireteam of up to 3 players, or with a Fireteam of up to 6 players.
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- How Many Players Can You Be in Each Mode in Destiny 2?
How Many Players Can You Be in Each Mode in Destiny 2?
There are a lot of different game modes and activities in Destiny 2. While Destiny 2 is technically an MMO, the player limit for activities is actually quite small in most cases.
Let us start by first answering how many players can you be in a group. A full Fireteam in Destiny 2 can hold 6 players, though not every activity allows you to queue with a full Fireteam.
Many activities and game modes in Destiny 2 require a smaller Fireteam, while some will only let you progress alone.
Next, Let us do a quick breakdown of how many players are allowed in a Fireteam for every game mode.
PvP Game Modes Player Limit
For PvP, there aren’t that many game modes to begin with.
Luckily, there is still a good variety of player limits between the different game modes.
- Control, Crucible Labs, Iron Banner, and all of the Party Variants are all 6v6 game modes that allow you to queue with a full Fireteam of up to 6 players.
- Competitive and Trials of Osiris are both 3v3 game modes that allow you to queue with up to 3 players.
- Rumble is a free-for-all game mode that you can only queue into alone.
- Private Match is the only PvP game mode that will let you enter with more than 6 players. You can have up to 12 players in your lobby for a 6v6 match with custom rules.
- Gambit is a 4v4 game mode that you can queue with up to 4 players. You can not have a full Fireteam of 6 in a game of Gambit.
Almost every Crucible game mode will fill out your team during matchmaking, so don’t worry about queueing up alone or with a partially full Fireteam.
PvE Activities Player Limit
The majority of PvE activities will revolve around smaller Fireteams of 3 players, while most of the end-game activities, such as Raids, will require a full Fireteam.
- Vanguard Ops, Nightfalls, and Grandmaster Nightfalls all allow you to queue with up to 3 players.
- Every Raid in Destiny 2 will allow you to enter with a full Fireteam of 6 players. You can start the Raid with less than 6 players, though it is highly recommended to attempt any Raid with a full Fire team.
- Every Dungeon in Destiny 2 is a 3 player activity. Again, you can enter a Dungeon solo or with two players, though you will want a third to make things easier on yourself.
- Every Exotic Mission in Destiny 2 will allow you to enter the activity with 3 players. While sometimes challenging, these missions can be completed solo if you take your time.
- Every Campaign mission in Destiny 2 is made to support up to 3 players. Again, you can complete all of the campaign missions alone, but it is much easier with a team of 3.
- Seasonal Activities, such as Alters of Summoning or Savathun’s Spire, allow up to 3 players to queue together. If you queue alone or with one friend, you will be matched with other players to fill out the team.
- Legendary Lost Sectors will allow up to 3 players to enter, however, you will only get the Exotic rewards if you complete the Lost Sector alone. Learn more about Legendary Lost Sectors here.
- You can have a Fireteam of up to 3 players while freely exploring Destinations. This means Public Events, Lost Sectors, and Patrols all have a cap of 3 players.
- Dares of Eternity is a 6 player activity. You can either queue with a full Fireteam or have it matchmaker other Guardians for you.
- The Tower and the H.E.L.M. are the only two Destinations that you can enter with a full Fireteam of 6 players.
Aside from Dungeons and Raids, many PvE activities are matchmade.
You can queue into Vanguard Ops alone, and you will more often than not be put into a Fireteam with other players.
Now you know how many players you can have in a Fireteam for every activity and game mode in Destiny 2!
Which of these activities has been your favorite to play recently? I’d love to hear about it in the comments!