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Destiny 2 PC Beta Dates and Hardware Specs Announced

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Time to upgrade.

While the Destiny 2 beta on consoles ended earlier this week, the beta for PC was still slated for “late August.” Bungie has announced an exact date for the Destiny 2 on PC today in its weekly blog post.

Access to the PC beta begins on Monday, Aug. 28 for those with a Destiny 2 pre-order. The beta will be open to everyone a day later on Aug. 29 and will end on Aug. 31. The PC beta will have the same content as the beta for Xbox One and PlayStation 4, including the opening campaign mission, a cooperative strike, and two multiplayer modes.


Additionally, Bungie has released the minimum and recommended hardware specs necessary to run the beta. The studio also provided hardware that will run the beta well for those looking to upgrade parts. These requirements may change before the full game launches for PC on Oct. 24.

Minimum

  • CPU: Intel – Core i3-3250 / AMD – FX-4350
  • GPU: Nvidia – GeForce GTX 660 2GB / AMD – Radeon HD 7850 2GB
  • RAM: 6 GB

Recommended

  • CPU: Intel – Core i5-2400 / AMD – Ryzen R5 1600X
  • GPU: Nvidia – GeForce GTX 970 / AMD – Radeon R9 390
  • RAM: 8 GB

Upgrading

Minimum:

  • CPU – Intel Pentium G4560
  • GPU – Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050 2GB

Recommended:

  • CPU – Intel Core i5-7400
  • GPU – Nvidia GeForce GTX 1060 6GB

Bungie’s Event Machine:

  • CPU – Intel i7-7700k
  • GPU – Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080Ti 11GB

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