news\ Jul 28, 2017 at 2:48 pm

Destiny 2 Beta PC dates revealed, Recommended PC specs too


The beta for Destiny 2 on Xbox One and PlayStation 4 has officially wrapped up. Plenty of folks found the beta to be exactly what Destiny needed, but PC players didn't get the opportunity to decide for themselves. Luckily, Bungie has shared when PC players can expect in the beta, as well as what kind of power their PC should have before they even try.

Destiny 2 PC Beta Dates

  • Early Access: August 28
  • Open Beta: August 29
  • Beta Ends: August 31

If you pre-ordered Destiny 2, you'll have access to an Early Access code! Here's where to go to get your account set up ahead of time.

  • Sign-in to - Create or sign in to a account using your Blizzard Account, PlayStation Network, or Xbox Live credentials
  • Redeem the Early Access Pre-order Code - Enter the Destiny 2 Early Access Beta Code provided by the retailer on

If you're a PC player, you know the value of system specs. Luckily, Bungie has given us an idea of what we should be aiming for, as well as a guide on what you can upgrade to (if you're in the market). On top of supplying PC owners with recommended specs, Bungie has also provided a light overview of what their event PC was running with. 

You can find all of that information below:

Recommended Spec

  • CPU
  • AMD - Ryzen R5 1600X
  • Intel - Core i5-2400
  • GPU
  • AMD - Radeon R9 390
  • Nvidia - GeForce GTX 970
  • RAM
  • 8GB

Minimum Spec

  • CPU
  • AMD - FX-4350
  • Intel - Core i3-3250
  • GPU
  • Nvidia - GeForce GTX 660 2GB
  • AMD - Radeon HD 7850 2GB
  • RAM
  • 6GB

If you’re upgrading, here is hardware that’s available today and runs the game well:


  • 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
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