Reminder: Be Prepared For Tomorrow's Launch By Pre-Loading Destiny 2 On PC | Broken Joysticks

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Reminder: Be Prepared For Tomorrow’s Launch By Pre-Loading Destiny 2 On PC

As of the writing of this post, there’s TECHNICALLY only one hour left of October 23rd in the MDT time zone, but hey it’s technically accurate. 

If you’ve pre-purchased Destiny 2 on PC and want to make sure your game is available for when servers go live at 10 am PDT tomorrow, here is your final reminder to pre-load the game in time for launch. Sitting at staggering 60+ GBs the final install size of Destiny 2 is going to eat up a good chunk of your hard drive.

So far pre-loading seems to be working fine on our end. I finished the 30+ GB download in just under 4 and a half hours. If you’ve got a slower internet connection you may want to let Destiny 2 download overnight. 

 

Here is a list of Destiny 2 launch times adjusted for local time zones: 

  • Pacific Time Zone: 10 AM 
  • Eastern Time Zone: 1PM 
  • British Standard Time: 6PM 
  • Moscow Time: 10PM 

It’s a little late to upgrade a rig before launch but here are the minimum specs for Destiny 2 on PC: 

  MINIMUM  RECOMMENDED 
CPU: Intel  Intel Core i3-3250 3.5 GHz or
Intel Pentium G4560 3.5 GHz 
Intel Core i5-2400 3.4 GHz or
i5 7400 3.5 GHz 
CPU: AMD  AMD FX-4350 4.2 GHz  AMD Ryzen R5 1600X 3.6 GHz 
GPU: NVidia  Nvidia GeForce GTX 660 2GB or
GTX 1050 2GB 
Nvidia GeForce GTX 970 4GB or
GTX 1060 6GB 
GPU: AMD  AMD Radeon HD 7850 2GB  AMD R9 390 8GB 
RAM:  6GB  8GB 

Activision Publishing sent us a digital deluxe edition of Destiny 2 for PC on Battle.net for editorial and video content production consideration. We will be following up this post with Launch Day coverage when servers go live tomorrow as well as coverage of any major community events or happenings. 

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