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Destiny 2 doesn’t do enough to bring players together on PC

Three years ago, Bungie took the loot grinding and instanced challenges of MMORPGs and married them with Halo’s fantastic shooting to create a decidedly console experience in Destiny. Now that the sequel has hit PC, the loot-shooter has come to an audience well-acquainted with its style of gear hunting and dungeon raiding. While games like World of Warcraft and Eve Online try to cultivate long-lasting communities, however, Destiny 2 seems completely uninterested. The race to …

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Here’s how to beat the Royal Pools Challenge in Destiny 2’s Leviathan raid

Subscribe to PCGamesN on YouTube Destiny 2’s Leviathan raid will unlock for PC players later today. Over on console, the Royal Pools Challenge was added to the raid yesterday. We have to wait a week for Prestige difficulty, but we might get Challenges right away – we’ll find out tonight. Conquer the rest of the Leviathan with our Destiny 2 raid guide. Challenges are new wrinkles added to raid encounters after the original game’s Taken …

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Here’s how to rebind even more keys in Destiny 2

Rebinding your keys and mouse buttons is one of the basic features we expect in PC games, and Destiny 2 delivers. But there’s a way to further extend the rebinding options it gives you to enable new tricks, like using the mouse scroll to switch between kinetic and energy weapons, while using the middle mouse button for power weapons. This sounds great for the Crucible, in particular. Still getting set up? Take a look at …

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Destiny 2 updates – everything Bungie have planned

Subscribe to PCGamesN on YouTube Destiny 2 is a live game. There are ad hoc patches to rebalance things and live events to refresh them, Seasons to deliver larger scale structural changes, and DLCs and expansions to add new content, such as the game’s famous raids. It can be quite a lot to keep on top of, which is why we’ve compiled this handy tracker. Wherever possible we cite Bungie themselves, but a little speculation is inevitable …

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Destiny 2 and Bungie’s return to PC gaming • Eurogamer.net

We first went hands-on with the PC version of Destiny 2 at E3 earlier this year, and it was immediately apparent that this wasn’t just a mere port or conversion, but instead a thoughtful, considered approach to the platform with all of the unique features and opportunities it represents. Back then, we mentioned to Bungie that we’d really like to go deeper on the game, the technology added to the firm’s multiplatform engine, as well …

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Destiny 2 is the perfect game for us filthy casuals, despite its rep as a time hog

Destiny 2 only came out on PC this week but, and I hope you can forgive us, we have been playing it for little while already. On the consoles. We know! We have been giving ourselves the customary 40 lashes each night as punishment, but in the process have learned something worthwhile. Which is: Destiny 2 can not only be played casually as a co-op campaign shooter, but in fact – whisper it – is …

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PC Gaming Weekly: Meet your Destiny (2)

Our destiny is here, PC gamers. It’s time to go see our ol’ pal Xur. Yesterday, Activision launched Destiny 2 on PC. The series skipped the platform its first time around, and this time, it’s part of an experiment from the publisher of Call of Duty and other big hits. Destiny 2, you see, isn’t on Steam. It’s on Blizzard’s Battle.net app. We’re loving it, but we need to spend more time with the PC version …

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Bungie admits to banning some Destiny 2 players ‘in error’

Destiny 2 maker Bungie has said it accidentally banned a number of players from the online shooter. In a post on Destiny 2 security, the developer said it had banned approximately 400 players on PC, saying that these users were given the axe for “using tools that pose a threat to the shared ecosystem of the game.” Bungie says it has unbanned users who were banned in error, and that these bans had nothing to …

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Nvidia Showcase: why your PC needs a Destiny 2 upgrade

PCGamesN Nvidia Showcase posts are created in partnership with Nvidia. One of 2017’s most hotly anticipated videogame releases, Destiny 2, has officially launched worldwide on PC. After hundreds of hours of Nvidia benchmarking and testing, we also know exactly what kind of hardware you’ll need to take full advantage of Destiny 2’s stunningly detailed sci-fi visuals on PC. A GeForce GTX 1060 graphics card will get you 1920×1080 gaming. But if you’re looking to crank …

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Bungie say no Destiny 2 bans are automatic

Update, October 25: Bungie have issued a new statement clarifying their policies regarding Destiny 2 bans on PC. Rumblings have been going around since Destiny 2’s PC launch about some overzealous bans from Bungie, particularly those targeting third-party overlays ranging from OBS to Fraps. PC project lead David Shaw claimed on Twitter that this was just “internet BS,” today Bungie have made a more official statement about their bans and security systems. Day one saw …

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Destiny 2’s mute player is an ill-advised throwback that pushes you out of the world

While Destiny 2 boasts an absolutely beautiful soundtrack, and punctuates it with some of the most satisfying gun sounds in gaming, there is still one way the game falls eerily silent: you. In such a grandiose game where you, the protagonist, are an integral piece woven into the story’s tapestry, why do you feel like a bystander that has been unceremoniously muted? Spoilers ahead, ye be warned. After larger impressions of Destiny 2? You’ll want …

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AMD Driver Boosts PC Performance For Destiny 2, Assassin’s Creed Origins, And Wolfenstein 2

For the release of this week’s big PC games, AMD launched a new graphics driver that provides optimal performance on systems equipped with Radeon video cards. Crimson ReLive edition 17.10.2 boosts framerate for Destiny 2, Assassin’s Creed Origins, and Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus by sizable margins. The new driver also makes a few quality of life changes and fixes some bugs. AMD conducted its own internal tests using a PC running an Intel Core …

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Destiny 2 has major crashing issues for AMD Phenom users

Subscribe to PCGamesN on YouTube Destiny 2 launched on PC today, and for most players it’s been a pretty pleasant experience. Despite heavy server load, people have been able to sign in and get playing quickly, and it’s been a pretty smooth experience for most. But there is one huge exception for users on specific AMD processors. For details on what to expect from the in-game action, check out our Destiny 2 review. It seems …

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Destiny 2 PC review | PCGamesN

Destiny is a series that wants universal appeal. It strives for a Teen rating and takes the FPS – arguably gaming’s most popular genre – as its foundation. Built atop that is a sprawling game that cribs many different ideas in a bid to offer something to everyone. Hence, a challenge for you is expectation management: if you are a fan of the traditional single-player FPS, you might be more interested in the campaign than …

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Destiny 2’s developers expect PC players to do “interesting and nefarious” things

Subscribe to PCGamesN on YouTube One of the challenges involved in bringing Destiny 2 to PC was working out how to keep the game secure. Ahead of the game’s PC release later today, the developers have been discussing the potential threats it faces. Here’s how Destiny 2 on PC compares with console. In an interview with the Telegraph, Bungie’s PC project lead, David Shaw, and Thomas Garys, lead engineer at Vicarious Visions, who developed the …

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