What you need to know
- Destiny 2 is a popular first-person shooter from Bungie.
- The game was upgraded for Xbox One X.
- Destiny 2 is also being upgraded for Xbox Series X.
- You can purchase Destiny 2: Shadowkeep for $35 on the Microsoft Store (opens in new tab).
Updated June 9, 2020: Bungie confirmed that Destiny 2 will run at 4K resolution and 60 FPS on Xbox Series X and PlayStation 5. The game will also get cross-play sometime in 2021.
Destiny 2 is an incredibly popular first-person shooter and it looks stunning on Xbox One X. However, despite the fact that it runs at native 4K resolution, beating the PlayStation 4 Pro's blurry image quality by miles, it still renders at 30 frames per second (FPS). However, it seems like that's about to change when the next-generation machines roll out.
Today, Bungie confirmed that Destiny 2 would be upgraded for next-generation machines. Hopefully, this means that the title will render at 60 frames per second, or higher, on Xbox Series X since it has a 2-3 teraflops advantage over the PlayStation 5. However, only time will tell. We should expect better effects on Microsoft's machine in my opinion, at least.
Destiny 2 will be on next-gen platforms! More details to come. pic.twitter.com/1ZZqGZjjjgDestiny 2 will be on next-gen platforms! More details to come. pic.twitter.com/1ZZqGZjjjg— Bungie (@Bungie) May 7, 2020May 7, 2020
Bungie didn't provide any other details, but we should know more soon. Hopefully, a concrete release date will be revealed closer to the console's launch in Holiday 2020.
Destiny 2: Shadowkeep
The Darkness has arrived
Shadowkeep is the latest Destiny 2 expansion, bringing players a terrifying new adventure against the Hive and sees the arrival of a mysterious, fear-inducing threat.
Asher Madan handles gaming news for Windows Central. Before joining Windows Central in 2017, Asher worked for a number of different gaming outlets. He has a background in medical science and is passionate about all forms of entertainment, cooking, and antiquing.
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