Destiny 2 – PC open beta begins on August 28th, PC beta system requirements revealed

Bungie has announced that the open beta phase for the PC version of Destiny 2 will begin on August 28th. Those who have pre-ordered the game will gain early access to it, and the beta will open to everyone on August 29th. This open beta phase will last until August 31st and even though Bungie did not clarify, we are pretty sure that you’ll need a account in order to download it.

In addition, Bungie revealed the minimum and recommended PC requirements for the Destiny 2 PC open beta. According to the specs, PC gamers will at least need an Intel Core i3-3250 or an AMD FX-4350 with 6GB of RAM and an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660 2GB or an AMD Radeon HD 7850 2GB.

The team recommends an Intel Core i5-2400 or an AMD Ryzen R5 1600X with 8GB of RAM and an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970 or an AMD Radeon R9 390. Although Bungie did not clarify, we are pretty sure that the recommended specs can run the beta with 60fps at 1080p on High (or perhaps Very High) settings.

Here are the full PC requirements for the Destiny 2 open beta:

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

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

If you’re upgrading, here is hardware that’s available today and runs 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

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