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Re: Destiny 2 announced by Bungie.
« Reply #4 on: Thursday, May 18, 2017, 07:16:32 PM »
Weird.

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Re: Destiny 2 announced by Bungie.
« Reply #5 on: Thursday, May 18, 2017, 10:40:18 PM »
Pretty sure the thought process went "Everyone and their mother plays Overwatch so they have bnet installed. Also then we dont have to give Valve a 30% cut." Still weird considering they just rebranded it to "Blizzard App".

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Re: Destiny 2 announced by Bungie.
« Reply #7 on: Saturday, May 20, 2017, 03:23:19 AM »
Part of Destiny 2 being on the Blizzard app, is that you can buy it with account balance. Also, you can buy WoW Tokens with gold and apply them as account balance for $15 each. ~500,000 gold (at current US token prices) will get you the $60 to buy Destiny 2.

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Re: Destiny 2 announced by Bungie.
« Reply #8 on: Saturday, May 20, 2017, 02:47:13 PM »
VG247 - Info on Destiny 2's resolution support + framerates.

PC version supports 4K resolutions.
PC version can go uncapped, even up to 144 FPS (for those with 144Hz monitors + who have PC's that can handle high frame-rates).
Console versions (Xbox One + PS4) will be locked to 30FPS.

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Re: Destiny 2 announced by Bungie.
« Reply #9 on: Monday, August 28, 2017, 06:04:30 PM »
Blizzard - Destiny 2 PC Open Beta incoming.

PC Open Beta starts tomorrow on August 29th at 10AM PT.
Goes on until August 31st.
Destiny 2 PC Open Beta is a 16GB download over Blizzard Battle.Net.

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Re: Destiny 2 - Update: PC Open Beta starts August 29th at 10am PT.
« Reply #10 on: Monday, August 28, 2017, 09:41:01 PM »
I got in early. Someone hooked me up w/ an Early Access key to the Open Beta.

Tried out Destiny 2 PC Beta. Just got past the Homecoming level.
 
My God...this game looks great both technically & artistically (yes, I so love the art direction here); runs wonderful here; and the combat is absolutely outstanding here. Combat looks great, feels intense and is visceral as can be. At 1440p with most stuff on High here and V-Sync On: running often at 60 FPS; sometimes it took some hits down to 40FPS when a lot was happening on-screen. Turning V Sync off - boom, no more framerate drops & the game just sticks around 60FPS. Brilliant.
 
Story & character stuff don't seem to really be anything special here. Maybe it's too early for that, given it was only 2 levels or so here - but, I don't expect the moon for that stuff in this time of MMO-lit looter-shooter. But, My God...those cut-scenes videos also just look glorious.
 
This Beta is awesome.

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Re: Destiny 2 - Update: PC Open Beta starts August 29th at 10am PT.
« Reply #11 on: Tuesday, August 29, 2017, 09:26:40 AM »
Thats what I was worried about. I kinda don't want to play the beta just because it'll likely make me want the final game, and I already have enough shooters to play haha

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Re: Destiny 2 - Update: PC Open Beta starts August 29th at 10am PT.
« Reply #12 on: Tuesday, August 29, 2017, 08:40:32 PM »
Thats what I was worried about. I kinda don't want to play the beta just because it'll likely make me want the final game, and I already have enough shooters to play haha
I'm worried I'll have the same issues as the first game:

  • played the beta, loved it
  • bought the PS4 Guardian Edition of the game, which includes an expansion pass at $99
  • full game was disappointing and lacking content
  • realized I got my fix in the beta
  • discovered that the expansion pass I paid for only gets me 2 of the 4 expansions
  • stopped playing for a couple of months, came back to realize massive level gap between me and my friends, can't play together
  • discovered that I can't play any of the expanded campaigns online unless it is with friends (no matchmaking) and playing solo was repetitive, dull, and boring
  • another expansion pass is released for an additional $40 and only gets one expansion "The Taken King"
  • yet another expansion pass for "Rise of Iron" for an additional $25
  • the game price drops to $60 including all expansions, and $40 "Complete Collection" expansion pass gives access to all expansions for anyone who already owns the game
  • everyone who bought the game felt ripped off

Basically I spent $99 on something incomplete, that was later completed for an additional $65, then dropped to a total cost of only $60.

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Re: Destiny 2 - Update: PC Open Beta starts August 29th at 10am PT.
« Reply #13 on: Wednesday, August 30, 2017, 03:24:19 PM »
Thats what I was worried about. I kinda don't want to play the beta just because it'll likely make me want the final game, and I already have enough shooters to play haha

Yeah, no crap.

I already have MGS5: Definitive, Far Cry 4, Borderlands 2 DLC's, Borderlands TPS, ME: Andromeda, and other games w/ shooting to play.
Still far behind on CoD, for SP campaigns - still on Ghosts.

I would love to see Destiny 1 finally hit PC, in a Complete Edition form.

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