Destiny 2 coming to Windows PC is big news. Not only does it widen the player base, but it also provides a more customizable experience playable with a mouse and keyboard.
Update: July 28, 2017
Thanks to an announcement from Bungie, we now know the Destiny 2 PC beta dates:
Players who have pre-ordered Destiny 2 will get a day of early access. Bungie will open up the beta to all PC gamers on Aug. 29, and it will run until Aug. 31.
We also know the Destiny 2 PC beta specs:
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
At the Destiny 2 gameplay reveal event, we received some good news and some bad news. The good news is that Destiny 2 is coming to Battle.net, Blizzard Entertainment’s game hub. Using Blizzard’s infrastructure will allow players to chat with their friends whether they are playing Destiny 2, a competitive Overwatch map or raiding in World of Warcraft.
"Being on Battle.net will allow Destiny 2 to plug in to our existing global network, freeing up the developers at Bungie to focus their energy and resources on making the best and most fun game they possibly can," a Blizzard news post said. "This also means Destiny 2 players will have access to our online social functionality, including chat with friends, the ability to see which of their friends are online in Destiny 2 or in Blizzard games, and the ability to stream gameplay directly to Facebook."
The bad news: It looks as though the PC version may miss the game’s Sept. 8 release date (which refers to the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One versions).
While it is unclear when Destiny 2’s PC version will launch, it does come with a great deal of customization. According to DualShockers, PC version of Destiny 2 playable at the gameplay reveal offered settings for video, audio, HUD opacity, a toggle to remove your helmet and more.