Destiny 2 PC Open Beta Date and System Requirements Announced

The Destiny 2 open beta for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One finished earlier this week and now the dates for the game’s PC open beta as well as the system requirements to participate have been announced by Bungie in a post on the developer’s website.

According to the new announcement, the Destiny 2 PC open beta begins on August 29, although those who pre-ordered the game will be able to get early access a day before on August 28. The open beta will last until August 31.

Bungie also released two sets of minimum and recommended system requirements, one for those with older hardware and another for those who plan to upgrade or build a new rig. We’ve listed both sets below:

Recommended Specs

Intel – Core i5-2400
AMD – Ryzen R5 1600X

Nvidia – GeForce GTX 970
AMD – Radeon R9 390


Minimum Specs

Intel – Core i3-3250
AMD – FX-4350

Nvidia – GeForce GTX 660 2GB
AMD – Radeon HD 7850 2GB


Here are the minimum and recommended system requirements for those with working with current hardware as well as the main specifications of the rig Bungie uses for events:


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

Bungie has noted that the system requirements of the game could change before it officially launches in October.

As previously mentioned, the open beta begins on August 28 for those who pre-ordered, August 29 for everyone else, and will end on August 31. Destiny 2 is set for full release on September 6, 2017, for the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One while the PC release is set on October 24, 2017.