While the Destiny 2 console betas have come and gone, PC gamers will get a chance to test out the game for the first time starting at the end of August. This will be the first time to Destiny series will be playable on PC at all, and fans are ready to try it out — but they’ll have to make sure their specs are up to snuff.
Bungie announced the Destiny 2 PC beta will begin on August 28th for those who pre-ordered the title, while others players will have access beginning August 29th. The beta will remain open until the 31st, though no specific start and end times have been given yet.
Pre-order customers should have received an early access code for the beta from their retailer, and they’ll need to redeem the code on Bungie’s website.
Anyone with a PS4 or Xbox One can play Destiny 2, but that isn’t the case for PC. Not all PC’s are built equally, so Bungie released both recommended and minimum specs for players to see if their systems can handle it.
- Intel – Core i5-2400
- AMD – Ryzen R5 1600X
- Nvidia – GeForce GTX 970
- AMD – Radeon R9 390
- Intel – Core i3-3250
- AMD – FX-4350
- Nvidia – GeForce GTX 660 2GB
- AMD – Radeon HD 7850 2GB
If you’re looking to upgrade your build, Bungie also gave some hardware recommendations that “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
Bungie was sure to note that these are only the recommended specs for the Destiny 2 beta and that they could change before the game’s launch in October.
Destiny 2 will release September 6th on PS4 and Xbox One, while the PC version will launch October 24th.