‘Destiny 2’ System Requirements: What’s the minimum PC specs to run the beta?

‘Destiny 2’ System Requirements: What’s the minimum PC specs to run the beta?
‘Destiny 2’
Source: Destiny The Game/Twitter
‘Destiny 2’
Source: Destiny The Game/Twitter

Destiny 2 is touching down on consoles and PC later this year, but if you primarily game on PC you’re probably ready and waiting to join in on the fun once and for all. But will your computer be ready to tackle the impending challenge of powering Destiny 2? What kind of specs will you need to rock in order to enjoy the new foray into Bungie’s universe?

Destiny 2 PC Specs: Can you play the beta on your PC?

According to the very useful System Requirements Lab, the minimum system specs are as follows:

CPU: Intel Core i5-2500 / AMD FX-6200
RAM: 6 GB
OS: Windows 10 64-bit
Video Card: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 570 / AMD Radeon R7 270

The recommend specs are here:

CPU: Intel Core i7-6700 / AMD FX-9590
RAM: 8 GB
OS: Windows 10 64-bit
Video Card: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 / AMD Radeon R9 390

These are the PC requirements for the final game, but we expect the beta will require the same specs. If your gaming PC doesn’t fall within these requirements, you might need to upgrade or consider possibly playing the console version if you’re still interested in playing.

Obviously, however, the fact that there is a PC version this time is a very important notion, so if you’re still keen on putting something together there are plenty of resources online about how you can upgrade your PC, or if you already know how, at least you’re better prepared to take care of it now with these Destiny 2 PC specs.

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Brittany Vincent

Brittany Vincent has been covering video games, anime and tech for over a decade for publications like Otaku USA, G4, Maxim, Engadget, Playboy and more. Fueled by horror, rainbow-sugar-pixel-rushes, and video games, she's a freelancer who survives on surrealism and ultraviolence. When she's not writing, watching anime or gaming, she's searching for the perfect successor to visual novel Saya no Uta. Follow her on Twitter at @MolotovCupcake.

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