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‘Destiny 2’ Receives Early Release Date, Beta and PC Release Confirmed

Destiny 2 is arriving two days earlier.

Originally scheduled to release on Friday, September 8, Bungie and Activision have announced that the release date for Destiny 2 has been bumped up to September 6.

The announcements didn’t stop there as Bungie announced the PC version’s launch date for October 24. The Destiny 2 console beta early access period for PlayStation 4 players who pre-ordered the game will begin July 18 at 10am PDT, while early access for Xbox One players who pre-ordered will begin on July 19 at 10am PDT.

Following the pre-order early access period, the Destiny 2 console beta will open up to all PlayStation 4 and Xbox One players on July 21 at 10am PDT and will conclude at 9pm PDT on July 23.   The PC beta kick off is planned for late August.  Further details on the PC beta will come at a later date.

“Everyone always says that they can’t wait for fans to get their hands on their game. But we really mean it. Destiny 2 looks so awesome, I’m thrilled to announce that we are moving the release date up to September 6,” said Eric Hirshberg, CEO of Activision. “We are also hard at work with our friends at Bungie optimizing Destiny 2 for the PC, which we will be releasing in all its glory on October 24. And tonight, we are taking a deeper look at Ghaul, our villain in Destiny 2, who the world is going to love to hate. It’s going to be a big week for Destiny fans.”

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