“Destiny 2” is the next big game coming from Bungie in its partnership with Activision. The game is expected to continue down the same line of success as the first game, but there’s something different with this one, and it has everything to do with the PC.
The first “Destiny” game was not released on the PC, but Bungie is not making the same mistake a second time. The developer has chosen to have a version for the most powerful and versatile gaming platform known to man, and guess what? Unlike the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One versions, this game will run at 60 frames per second.
4K 60 with NVidia inside
Nvidia is known for bundling its newest graphic cards with the hottest video games, and this time around, the trend continues. According to the company’s latest announcement, the GeForce GTX 1080 Ti and GTX 1080 graphic cards will bundle with “Destiny 2.”
These cards are the fastest graphic cards on the market today, and Nvidia wants gamers to push them to the limit. To showcase what they are made of, Nvidia showed a demo of “Destiny 2” running on the GeForce GTX 1080 Ti. What’s interesting about this demo is the fact that it runs at a smooth 4K 60 frames per second.
No video game console on the market today, or any set to release before the end of the year are capable of doing this.
“NVIDIA’s developer resources, advanced gaming technologies and breadth of its GeForce PC platform make them an invaluable partner,” said Pete Parsons, CEO of Bungie. “The GeForce PC platform offers technologies and performance that allow gamers to see the Destiny universe the way we envisioned it for PC players.”
This is a huge boon for Nvidia seeing as AMD has yet to launch a comparable graphic card. In fact, AMD hasn’t released a high-end card in a very long time, but this will change with the rise of Vega later this year.
Destiny 2 4K on Xbox One X and PlayStation 4 Pro
PC is not the only place “Destiny 2” will run at 4K resolutions. Both the Xbox One X and the PlayStation 4 Pro are set to the same. However, we’re not yet certain if the game will run at 4K using the much talked about Checkerboard technique, or at a native 4K similar to the PC.
Seeing as the Xbox One X is the more powerful of the two consoles, there’s a good chance Bungie will find a way to deliver native 4K performance on that console while choosing to go with Checkboard dynamic resolutions on the PlayStation 4 Pro.
With a significant amount of native 4K titles showcased at the Microsoft E3 2017 conference, the chances of the Xbox One X being the top dog in terms of performance where “Destiny 2” is concerned, is more likely.
The game will release first for the Xbox One and PlayStation 4, and at a later date for the PC.