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Destiny 2’s PC version looks incredible in 4K at 60 fps

Time to beef up your rigs

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Destiny 2 is coming to Windows PC, and now that we have our first glimpse of the PC version running on a high-end computer, we’re wondering if we’ll go back to playing on consoles.

Today, Nvidia posted about 70 seconds of gameplay footage from Destiny 2’s opening mission, “Homecoming,” the same one that Bungie showed running on the PlayStation 4 during the Destiny 2 reveal livestream in mid-May. The mission takes place after a Cabal invasion of The Last City on Earth, with the player infiltrating a Cabal ship and fighting some enemies from the Cabal Red Legion.

Destiny 2’s PC version will support a number of advanced visual features, including 4K resolution support and an uncapped frame rate. That means that people with a graphics card that’s powerful enough will be able to run the game at 60 frames per second in 4K, just like in the video above, or at even higher frame rates like 144 fps. (Nvidia said the gameplay footage was captured on a computer with a GeForce GTX 1080 Ti.)

The PC version of Destiny 2, which is being handled by Bungie and Vicarious Visions, will be released Oct. 24 — nearly seven weeks after the game debuts on PS4 and Xbox One on Sept. 6. It will be available exclusively through Blizzard Entertainment’s

Nvidia is partnering with Destiny 2 publisher Activision for a special offer: Anyone who buys a GeForce GTX 1080 or 1080 Ti, or a computer or laptop that includes one, will receive a free copy of Destiny 2. Because that purchase would qualify as a pre-order of the game, buyers will also get early access to the PC version’s beta, which is scheduled to go live in late August. The offer is valid from today through June 27.

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