Bungie's statement claims the XP system was fixed but we don't know what that means or if it was actually fixed yet, so stay tuned!
A Destiny 2 free trial. The only way to earn them in the game is to "level up" past level 20, or purchase them with Silver that is bought using real world currency.
The XP scaling system would actively reduce how much each XP point was worth on your experience bar.
Nevertheless, Bungie said that it wasn't satisfied with the results of the feature. Bringing it down to the point where you are only getting four percent of the XP you should be getting.
We've seen community discussion around XP gain in Destiny.
The free trial includes the beginning of Destiny 2's campaign and a limited competitive multiplayer mode. After reviewing our data, we agree that the system is not performing the way we'd like it to. Today, we'd like to describe what's going on under the hood, and talk about what you can expect going forward when it comes to earning XP in Destiny 2. According to Bungie's post, the now-removed system scaled up experience points for players participating in lengthier activities like PvP matches or the raid and scaled experience down for shorter, grindable activities like public events. Coupled with the community outrage over the issue, the studio immediately deactivated it at the end of last week so you should already see the changes in your recent gameplay sessions.
Smith tweeted that the "systems side" of next month's update includes changes to the economy, which covers the game's many vendors; a new reward system for weapons and armor; and overall gameplay updates.