Gaming NewsJul 28, 2017 at 7:30a PSTby luckie

Destiny 2 PC beta dated and specs revealed

Here’s what you need to know if you are planning to play Destiny 2 beta on PC. Bungie Software shares the date of beta and PC specs.

While the users of Xbox One and PlayStation 4 have already had a chance to try out Destiny 2, PC players are still waiting for their turn. Now, Bungie Software has announced the exact date of the game’s beta start on PC – the tests will run through August 28-30. First to play will be pre-order holders – for them the early access starts on August 28. Other players will join them a day later, on August 29. And finally, August 30 marks the end of beta.

PC players will get to test Destiny 2 at the end of the next month. - 2017-07-31
PC players will get to test Destiny 2 at the end of the next month.

Besides, Bungie has also shared both minimum and recommended PC requirements for Destiny 2 beta (mark that these are not final specs and are prone to change before the release).

Minimum requirements

  1. Processor: Intel Core i3-3250 / AMD FX-4350
  2. Graphics card: Nvidia GeForce GTX 660 2 GB / AMD Radeon HD 7850 2 GB
  3. RAM: 6 GB

Recommended requirements

  1. Processor: Intel Core i5-2400 / AMD Ryzen R5 1600X
  2. Graphics card: Nvidia GeForce GTX 970 / AMD Radeon R9 390
  3. RAM: 8 GB RAM

For now, there are no details about the content of Destiny 2 beta on PC. However, it is quite likely that it will be the same, or quite similar to the console version. On XONE and PS4 beta players could play through the first story mission as well as test a co-op Strike and a competitive multiplayer mode for two teams of four.

Destiny 2 will launch on PC on October 24, 2017. XONE and PS4 players will get the game earlier – on September 6.