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Destiny 2 sees up to a 53% performance boost on PC with Nvidia’s latest drivers

Nvidia has launched new drivers for its graphics cards today in preparation for the debut of Star Wars: Battlefront II , but the company has also continued to squeeze better performance out of the PC release of Bungie’s Destiny 2 . That online sci-fi shooter is seeing double-digit jumps in framerates on high settings at…

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The Game Awards pit Zelda, Mario, Destiny 2, Persona 5, Horizon: Zero Dawn, and PUBG for 2017’s best

Four blockbuster games shared the most nominations announced today by The Game Awards . Destiny 2 , Horizon: Zero Dawn , The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild , and Super Mario Odyssey shared six nominations each. And among the newcomers is Player Unknown’s Battlegrounds, one of the hottest new games and a pioneer…

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Sorry, GameStop: More than 50% of Destiny 2 sales were digital

Activision is starting to make a dent in the industry’s war on used games, and its biggest weapon in that fight is the always-online live-service shooter Destiny 2 . The publisher revealed today that digital accounted for more than 50 percent of the copies of Destiny 2 sold through to console customers. That’s a huge…

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Destiny 2: Curse of Osiris expansion due out December 5

You’ve already run out of Destiny 2 content, and you’ve only played it for 200 hours! Well, Bungie sympathizes with your plight, and its big Curse of Osiris expansion is due out December 5. That should give you time to play some other holiday releases … or to yell at the development studio about the…

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Destiny 2 PC players claim Bungie is banning them without justification

The Destiny series has finally made the leap to PC , and you know what that means: cheaters. It’s not that difficult to use tools to “hack” PC games to get an advantage, and that could ruin Bungie’s new sci-fi shooter. The studio is trying to stay on top of that problem by banning players,…

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Bungie denies reports that innocuous apps led to PC Destiny 2 bans [Updated]

That arrow better not inject any outside code into Destiny 2… Update: In addition to the denials mentioned below, Bungie has put out a sweeping statement on what it says were 400 bans issued to PC Destiny 2 players since the game’s launch yesterday. All of those bans, the company said, were enacted after a manual investigation…

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Destiny 2 doesn’t work with old AMD Phenom II CPUs

Destiny 2 is out on PC , but some players may have to upgrade before they can play it if they are running older AMD Phenom II-generation CPUs. A number of people on forums reported that they bought Bungie’s sci-fi cooperative online shooter after trying it during the beta, but the final game crashes to…

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Destiny 2 is live now on Battle.net

They are putting video games on computers now, which is something scholars once thought was impossible. Yes, this even means you can play developer Bungie’s new online sci-fi shooter, Destiny 2, from publisher Activision Blizzard because the game is now live on the Battle.net app . I’ve booted it up, and I can confirm that…

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Destiny 2 outsold every 2017 release in less than a month

Y’all really wanted Destiny 2. The game has already shot past Ghost Recon, Zelda, and Horizon Zero Dawn to take over the No. 1 spot on the best-selling games of 2017 to date in the United States, according to industry-tracking firm The NPD Group. On September 6, Bungie and Activision launched the online sci-fi shooter…