Bungie just shared a lot of information on the upcoming Destiny 2 PC beta test. Early access to it will be available on August 28th if you pre-ordered the game, while everyone else will be able to play on August 29th; the Destiny 2 PC beta will end on August 31st.
The studio also revealed the minimum and recommended system requirements for the beta, as well as some advice on hardware configurations that have already been tested and can run Destiny 2 smoothly.
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
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
As a reminder, Destiny 2 will be available on Sony’s PlayStation 4 and Microsoft’s Xbox One starting September 6th. PC players will have to wait for October 24th, but it will be worth it since it’s going to be the only version of the game running at an uncapped frame rate.