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15 Oct 2020

Destiny 2 upgrade coming to Next-Gen this December

Destiny 2 developer Bungie has just dropped some huge news on the next generation of their FPS title.

We already knew that the major expansion, Beyond Light, is arriving on 10 November, but now Bungie has revealed a release date for the next-gen optimised-edition of Destiny 2!

Next-Gen Destiny Release Date

The next-gen optimised version of Destiny 2 will be arriving on 8 December 2020.

destiny 2 beyond light next gen 1

Don't fret though as whilst these next-gen enhancements are not arriving until December, 'things like faster load times and cross-generation play will be available on November 10'.

But what exactly are these next-gen enhancements?

Next-Gen Enhancements

Bungie has outlined the new features for each next-gen device - check them out below:

Feature Xbox Series X PlayStation 5 Xbox Series S
Resolution4K4K1080p
Framerate60fps60fps60fps
Field of View SliderYesYesYes
Faster Load TimesYesYesYes
Cross-Generation PlayYesYesYes
Next-Generation Upgrade FreeXbox Smart DeliveryYesXbox Smart Delivery

Bungie has stated that although there will be improvements to loading times and things like inspecting character inventory, load times dependant on network or matchmaking may still take time.

Field of View introduced for the first time

One feature that Bungie has highlighted in their new 'Field of View customisation', which they are offering for the first time.

destiny 2 next gen enhancements fov

Bungie is hoping to introduce a FOV range similar to PC and has said they are 'currently 'testing these settings to ensure smooth performance across each platform and will have additional details closer to launch'.