E3 2017: Destiny 2 PC Release Date Confirmed For Almost Two Months After PS4/Xbox One

PC players will be in for a bit of a wait.

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When we began to learn the details of the PC version of Destiny 2, it sounded as if it might not arrive at the same time as the console versions. In addition to announcing that it had moved up the release date for the console versions earlier this week, Activision revealed a different--later--release date for the game on PC.

Destiny 2 launches for PC on October 24. That's just under two months after it's due out on PS4 and Xbox One; those versions are now scheduled for release on September 6. Additionally, details of the beta were confirmed for consoles. The PC version will be getting a beta, but a precise date was not shared--we only know it's due out in "late August." Bungie has since explained why the PC version will take longer.

Sony's E3 press conference brought with it a new trailer for Destiny 2, which you can check out above. It also revealed the PS4-exclusive items that will be available--there's a Strike, multiplayer map, and other content that will only be on PS4 until at least Fall 2018.

Although the wait is unfortunate for those on PC, the computer version sounds as if it may be worth the wait. It supports higher resolutions and framerates and will operate off of Blizzard's Battle.net platform.

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I feel bad for the peasants who have to play this at 30fps. Provided the game is worth buying, I will gladly wait more time to play it properly at 60fps+ with mouse and keyboard.

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@BassMan: Luckly you can enjoy this dlc :) console gamers have played it lets hope its good port to pc :)

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This is good, I really thought it will take PC a year or more (thx R*). I'm more tempted to buy it on Battle.net than any other store, really.

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I want it on PC, but all my friends and family will be on console. Bleh. Oh well.

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@lonesamurai1: That's Activision for ya, all their games run on outdated game engines.

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I'll be playing this in 4K/60 on the PC I built for less than $10 made out of saltine crackers and the rotary dial of an old phone I found in the junk yard. It will be so sweet!

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PC laughter race!

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@the-games-masta: Dude consoles are for children lmfao enjoy playing on your plastic toy. Maybe your mommy will give you a sippy cup full of juice while you play too!?

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@charlie_walker: lmfao xbox x barely competes with a mid range PC #Garbage

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@charlie_walker:

#1 That doesn't rhyme

#2 That is not correct. It will obviously look and play best on PC

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@charlie_walker: Unless they **** it all up, the PC version will probably actually run better for the folks with the hardware. The Xbox One X will be a cheaper, easier way to get a super good looking and probably smooth 30 fps, but as usual, the highest end visual experience will still be PCs with good hardware.

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@charlie_walker: FACTS: will run at 30fps on Xbox X. Pc version will run at uncapped frame rate and at 4K resolution. PS4 users have exclusive content. Xbox X users can only play this game after November 7 when the console starts shipping. That's even late than pc users.

P.S. It won't look and play best on the Xbox X. That rhymed too lol

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@charlie_walker: I'm buying an Xbox one x and buying destiny 2 on pc... go figure

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@charlie_walker: Pretty obvious it's going to look and run best on PC. That's not hate, it's just facts.

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What month is between September and October?

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@lunchbox2042: Septober.

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@lunchbox2042: September 6th to October 24th. Almost two months.

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