How To Fix Destiny 2 error code plum?

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Destiny 2 Error Code Plum

Destiny 2 is a pioneer in not only the gaming world but also has access to the technology that can detect unfair gameplay and cheating on the game. 

The players worldwide have a unanimous love for the game and rightly so because the game has excellent graphics, new exciting updates, and not to forget the incredible range of weapons that the game allows you to use.

There is a range of features that makes this game a fan favorite. Therefore, you will also find many communities online where users come together to discuss the new updates and the features of the game.

The error codes that you may sometimes encounter during gameplay are also discussed along with the solutions that can help you get the error code fixed.

One such error code is Plum. 

In this article, we will discuss how to fix the Destiny 2 error code plum. We will also take into account what issues can be behind this error but before all that, we will understand what the error code means.

Let’s get the battlefield ready and fight the error code.

What does Destiny 2 error code plum mean?

Are you familiar with the BattlEye tool that is used by Destiny 2 and many other games from Ubisoft?

If you are not, we will give you a brief introduction about it because it is important to understand the error code PLUM.

The BattlEye tool in Destiny 2 game is used to prevent cheating on the game as well as to block the malicious software that can be a threat to the game and possibly even your device that you are using to play Destiny 2.

Now, coming back to the error code PLUM.

This error code actively shows up when some software is interfering with the processes of the Battleye tool. There can be some reasons behind this error and we will discuss them in the next section.

What are the reasons behind Destiny 2 error code plum?

We have discussed earlier that the error code means some software is interfering with the process of the BattlEye tool.

There can be some different reasons behind it. We will make a list of the reasons so that you know exactly what to look for when you see this error code flash on your device while playing Destiny 2.

Here are some of the reasons that might explain the error in your system. These are taken from the experience of the other users with the game.

  • The Operating System on your device is not updated.
  • You are playing some other game that also has anti-cheat software. Particularly Vanguard from Valorant games.
  • The Virtual Private Network you are using is interfering with the BattlEye tool.
  • The Internet Service Provider is at fault.

These are some of the reasons that other users have experienced when they encountered the error code PLUM on Destiny 2 gameplay.

In the next section, we will discuss these in detail and also understand how we can fix this error.

How can you fix Destiny 2 error code plum?

As we have already discussed the reasons for this error appearing during your gameplay, we will now try to take a look at the detailed version of events that occur with each issue, and then we will discuss the solutions that you can use to get rid of the error code on the game.

Fix 1: You are playing some other game that also has an anti-cheat software

The most common issue that causes the error code PLUM to plague your gameplay is that you are also playing some other game that has a competing anti-cheat software on your system.

The most relevant one that the users have discovered, is Vanguard the anti-cheat software from Valorant.

When competing software is downloaded on your device at the same time, they will compete for resources and there will be a clash. You will see that the error PLUM will show up when you are trying to play Destiny 2.

You might also run into errors on the Valorant games due to the BAttlEye tool interfering with their gameplay.

To take care of this problem, you can disable the Valorant Vanguard for the time that you are playing Destiny 2 and you can do the same for BattlEye when you are trying to play Valorant.

Fix 2: Make sure that the Operating System on the device that you are using is updated

If the device operating system is not updated to the latest version, then the BattlEYe tool will not be able to function properly.

Also, when you miss an important update on the Operating system, the system becomes vulnerable to many glitches and malicious software attacks. As the purpose of the BattlEye tool is to take care of malicious attacks, it will inform you that your device is susceptible to attacks and the gameplay will be paused.

Whenever you experience this error, make sure that the device is updated to the latest version of the operating system. If you are not sure, go to the update settings and look for a newer update.

If the device has missed an update, this is where you will be able to see a new version. Update the device and then turn on auto-updates if possible so that you do not have to go through this error again because of the update issue.

Fix 3: Virtual Private Network that you are using is interfering with the tool

When you use a Virtual Private Network or VPN in other words, it bypasses many security rules and filters.

Since it is mainly used for surfing the internet, it can bypass your Firewall safety. When the Firewall is compromised, your first line of defense from the internet gets flouted.

Make sure that when you are playing the game, you turn off the VPN so that it does not interfere with the scans on the BattlEye tool.

Also when you use the VPN, the tool may recognize this as a suspicious login attempt which will again pause the gameplay. 

While you are playing the game, turn off the Virtual Private Network and all the background processes that are related to it.

Fix 4: Check with your Internet Service Provider

Some users have reported that their problems with the BattlEye tools only come to light while using a specific Internet Service.

Make sure that the internet service provider you are using is not the problem by trying to play the game on another service.

If this solves your problem then you can be sure that the internet service provider was at fault.

Fix 5: Contact the Support helpline

If you are looking at the error code PLUM on your gameplay too frequently, then you should contact the customer support helpline to help you make sense of the problem. Sometimes, there is a glitch in the system and there is no particular issue that can explain this. This is where customer support comes into the picture.


The error code PLUM on the Destiny 2 game, is related to the improper functioning of the BattlEye tool that is used as an anti-cheat and anti-virus for the game.

We have gathered the solutions from the online community that has helped the other players eliminate the issue and get back to the game. 

Hopefully, one of the solutions has worked for you.

Happy Gaming!!!!

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Falguni Rana is a technology writer who has expertise in software and hardware troubleshooting. She publishes how-to and troubleshooting guides for different apps, websites, games, and consumer hardware products.