"Our deepest apologies. This does not represent our values, and we are working quickly to correct this. We renounce hate in all forms."
The firm has not provided any other information about how the art came to be included in the first place.
However, its chief executive has also tweeted on the matter, saying: "Our company values place the highest emphasis on inclusion of all people and respect for all who work with us or play our games."
Image captionDestiny 2 has topped video games sales charts since its release
Destiny 2 is the big-budget sequel to one of 2014's best-selling computer games, and was released on 6 September.
The inclusion of the offending armour had not been widely reported before Bungie acted.