Destiny 2 PC Open Beta Now Live! Play Free Until August 31
UPDATE 8/29/17: The Destiny 2 PC Open Beta has begun! Guardians everywhere can now play for FREE until August 31.
EARLY ACCESS – AUGUST 28
Players who’ve pre-ordered or pre-purchased the PC version of Destiny 2 will be able to play the Early Access phase of the PC Beta beginning August 28 at 10 a.m. PT. If you pre-purchased directly from the Blizzard Shop, you should already have a Beta Early Access license, so you’ll be ready to play when the time comes. If you pre-ordered or pre-purchased Destiny 2 through other means, please visit www.destinythegame.com/beta. If you haven’t pre-purchased Destiny 2 for PC yet, you can do so through the Blizzard Shop.
If you have any problems accessing the PC Beta, please visit Blizzard’s support page.
OPEN BETA – AUGUST 29–31
The Open Beta phase will begin on August 29 at 10 a.m. PT. All PC players will be able to play for FREE during this period. To play, you’ll just need the Blizzard Battle.net desktop app and a free Blizzard account—no additional sign-up or code required.
For more detailed information, including what content will be available and how to submit feedback, please visit Bungie’s latest PC Beta update on Bungie.net.
INSTALLATION AND PLAY INSTRUCTIONS
When the time comes, you'll first need to download the Destiny 2 PC Beta through the Blizzard Battle.net desktop app. To install and play on August 28 (for Early Access) or August 29 (for Open Beta), please follow the instructions below.
Step 1: Download and install the Blizzard Battle.net desktop app, if you haven't already, and launch it.
Step 2: Create a FREE Blizzard account, or log in with an existing account.
Step 3: Click the "Destiny 2" icon, located on the left-hand side of the Blizzard Battle.net desktop app.
Step 4: Once the PC Beta client is available, select your region from the drop-down menu, then click Install to begin the installation process.
Step 5: Once installed, click Play to begin when the time comes!
PC BETA SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS
Here is what you will need for your PC to run the Destiny 2 PC Beta once it goes live (final specs subject to change):
CPU: Intel - Core i5-2400; AMD - Ryzen R5 1600X
GPU: Nvidia - GeForce GTX 970, AMD - Radeon R9 390
CPU: Intel - Core i3-3250, AMD - FX-4350
GPU: Nvidia - GeForce GTX 660 2GB, AMD - Radeon HD 7850 2GB