Destiny 2 PC beta starts in August – System requirements

Destiny 2 PC beta starts in August – System requirements

While our console chums have been enjoying the Destiny 2 beta, PC gamers have been waiting for an update from Bungie to announce the PC beta. Today that happened.

The Destiny 2 PC beta will begin on 28 August in and players can get started at different times depending on whether they have early access or not. Bungie has also issued the system requirements and everybody should have no problem with these. Bungie oddly also added another recommended specs section that will “run the game well” if you were thinking about upgrading. Included in this list is their “events machine” specs.

Note these are not final specs for the launch version, it’s just what they recommend for the beta and no doubt they will change later.

Destiny 2 PC Beta Dates

Early Access: August 28
Open Beta: August 29
Beta Ends: August 31

Recommended Spec

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

Minimum Spec

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

These apparently “run the game well”…


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


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

Bungie’s Event Machine

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

So there you go, PC gamers will finally get a taste of the Destiny franchise next month. Are you looking forward to it?

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