The biggest showdown this fall may not involve Call of Duty or Battlefield. No, this faceoff is between Destiny 2 PC and … Destiny 2 on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.
Bungie (you know, that little studio known for creating Halo) is conducting a beta test on its highly anticipated online shooter, and GamesBeat PC Gaming editor Jeff Grubb is convinced that it looks, runs, and plays best on a personal computer, not a PS4 or Xbox One. How strong is this opinion? He even wants all of you — and your friends — to sit out the console launch next week and wait for it to hit Blizzard Entertainment’s Battle.net on October 24.
That’s a long time to wait, but he believes Destiny 2 is a special game. Activision built a tremendous amount of hype behind the original’s September 2014 release date, and its lack of stuff to do (among other issues) became a problem for players, and this intensified at the endgame. The first expansion addressed many of its biggest warts, and Activision and Bungie promise that the sequel will launch without those problems.
Of course, another question looms: Will folks stop playing PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds long enough to even notice Destiny?
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P.S. Jeff begs you: Wait for Destiny 2 on PC. See why you should consider his plea.
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