Destiny 2 Lightfall is here and received a mixed reception from players, at the time of writing. Aside from that, PC players are reporting errors and issues with Destiny 2 Lightfall, like error code Nightingale, BattlEye Query Timeout, error code Broccoli, error code Marmot, and more. The following are the errors and issues that PC players report, along with their fixes and workarounds.

Destiny 2 Lightfall Fixes You Can Try

Destiny 2 is one of the most popular free-to-play games in the market. It’s reasonable to assume the hype around the Lightfall expansion was incredible. However, with the launch of the Lightfall expansion, Destiny 2 PC players are experiencing new and reoccurring errors and issues. The following are the fixes.

BattlEye Query Timeout Fix

BattlEye Query Timeout error in Destiny 2 Lightfall occurs when the game detects any file or software that might interfere with the game and violate terms of service. It could be anything; the best way to fix the Query Timeout error is to uninstall the game, restart your PC, and reinstall Destiny 2.

If the error persists, open CMD and run it as an administrator. Type sfc /scannow and press enter. Let the scan complete, and it’ll download and replace any corrupt file causing the error, fixing the Destiny 2 BattlEye Query Timeout error.


Destiny 2 Lightfall PC players report BSOD (Blue Screen Of Death) when they launch the game. Players report the BSOD crash is related to BattlEye, and the following are the fixes.

Delete BattlEye And Verify Game Files

PC players report that deleting the BattlEye folder from the game files and verifying the game files fixed the Destiny 2 BSOD issue. Right-click Destiny 2 in Steam library > Manage > Browse Local Files. A new Windows Explorer window will open. Delete the BattlEye folder. Right-click Destiny 2 in Steam library > properties > Local files > Verify integrity of game files. Steam will scan and download missing files. Go back to the explorer window with Destiny 2 game files, right-click D2.exe > properties > Compatibility tab > check “Run this program as an administrator” and apply. Launch Destiny 2 Lightfall, and the BSOD will be fixed.

Exclude battleye.exe From Anti-Virus

Third-party anti-virus software often detects BattlEye as a virus or Trojan and causes a BSOD crash. Exclude the battleye.exe from your Anti-virus and firewall. To allow BattlEye through Firewall, open Settings > Privacy & Security > Windows Security > Firewall & Network protection > click “Allow an app through firewall” > change settings > Allow another app > Browse and locate battleye.exe (in the game folder) and click Open and add it > check both Private and Public.

After that, right-click battleye.exe > properties > Security tab > Edit > check “Full Control” under Permissions For Authenticates users and apply the changes. This will fix the Destiny 2 BSOD crash.

Error Code Broccoli Fix

Error Code Broccoli has been bothering Destiny 2 players since its initial launch. This particular error is related to the GPU, and here are the fixes.

Update GPU Driver

Your GPU diver is one reason Error Code Broccoli is popping up while trying to play Destiny 2 Lightfall. Update or reinstall your GPU driver, and do a clean installation so that no previous setting can cause the Error Code Broccoli. If updating the GPU driver doesn’t work, try to install a relatively old driver version and do a clean installation, and the error will be fixed.

Disable Overclocking

Overclocked GPU can also cause Error Code Broccoli crash while playing Destiny 2. Revert the GPU to its default clocks, and the issue will be fixed. However, many users have factory-overclocked GPUs, and even they can cause the game to crash with Error Code Broccoli. Open Nvidia Control Panel > Help > Debug mode. This will allow the GPU to run using the reference clocks from Nvidia, and Destiny 2 error code Broccoli will be fixed.

Error Code Marmot Fix

Error Code Marmot is another error that Destiny 2 Lightfall players are experiencing. This error happens if the game files are corrupt and must be verified. Right-click Destiny 2 in Steam library > Properties > Local files > Verify integrity of game files.

If the above fix doesn’t work, right-click Destiny 2 in Steam library > Manage > Browse local files. A Windows explorer window will open with game files. Delete all the files except for a folder named “packages” and the folder will be around 87 GB is size. After that, verify the game files, and the Error code Marmot will be fixed.

Error Code Nightingale Fix

Nightingale is a connectivity error in Destiny 2 and can be fixed using VPN. However, there is a permanent fix, but might not work for everyone. Open Control Panel > Network and Internet > Network and Sharing Center > click Change adapter settings. Right-click your current connection > Properties > click on “Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4)”. Click properties > check “Use the following DNS server address” > input “” for “Preferred DNS address” > input ”″ for “Alternate DNS Server”. Apply these changes, and Destiny 2 Error Code Nightingale will be fixed.

That is all for our Destiny 2 Lightfall fixes for errors and issues like error code Marmot, error code Broccoli, BSOD at startup, BattlEye Query Timeout, and more. If you are facing errors and issues with other PC games or your PC, see our hub for commonly occurring PC errors and their fixes.

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