Bungie confirms PC launch of Destiny 2 this year

jayar.decenella@gmail.com' By: Jay Decenella
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After a spate of rumors last week, Bungie has now officially confirmed the release of Destiny 2, the sequel to its massively multiplayer online first-person shooter game this year. Despite the announcement via Twitter, the exact date for the launch remains unknown. Nevertheless, it is possible the game could roll out at E3 in June this year.

Details about the launch are still scant at the moment. Earlier this year, Activision announced that Destiny 2 was on track for a 2017 debut. While previous reports confirmed that Destiny 2 would be available on PS4 and Xbox One, fresh rumors indicate a PC version is also underway. Bungie also previously announced that players wouldn’t be able to migrate the items or abilities they unlocked over the past three years to Destiny 2. Nonetheless, they can transfer the characters over from the original Destiny to its sequel.

Virtual reality support

While it’s now confirmed that Destiny 2 is actually happening, it remains unclear whether a PC release is also taking place. Whether or not a PC version is happening, there are several reasons why Destiny 2 should include virtual reality support as outlined by Upload VR.

First, making the game playable in VR means downgrading its visuals to maintain strong performance, a sacrifice that Upload says is worth taking if the alternative is not having Destiny 2 in VR at all. Destiny 2 also seems to work best as a gamepad title on VR headsets thanks to the in-game characters’ multiple abilities and options during combat.

Also, the game experience inside a head-mounted device is better due to Destiny 2’s fast-paced gameplay. Immersion-wise, Destiny 2’s setting would enrich the player’s experience with a HUD inside a head-mounted device. Finally, first-person shooters are gaining more traction than any other games at present, giving Destiny 2 great selling factor.

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