Destiny 2’s Next-Gen Upgrades Come To PS5 And Xbox Series X In December

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Destiny 2’s Next-Gen Upgrades Come To PS5 And Xbox Series X In December
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Destiny 2 will be backwards compatible on PS5 and Xbox Series X when the consoles launc next month, but the fully next-gen version of the game won’t land until December 8.

Bungie outlined how these upgrades will work in a new blog post today:

  • Destiny 2 will play in 4K at 60fps on PS5 and Xbox Series X.

  • It will play at in 1080p at 60fps on Xbox Series S.

  • the game will support cross-gen play (PS4 to PS5 and Xbox One to Xbox Series X/S).

  • A new field of view slider will be added to the next-gen version.

  • The upgrades will be free.

The game will still have much faster load times on PS5 and Xbox Series X/S starting immediately when the consoles launch. No need for the upgrade there, which is good because the load times are currently a nightmare on base Xbox Ones and PS4s (and have been for a long time now).

Destiny 2's next big annual expansion, Beyond Light, launches December 10.

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