This Week at Bungie

This week at Bungie, we’re getting ready for PC.

Destiny 2 is arriving at a new frontier in FIVE days. We’ve been hard at work preparing for PC players to arrive at the party. That is not all we have been up to. Yesterday, the long-awaited Prestige raid was released and the bravest among you formed up to see who could be the World First to complete it.

Once we had the chance to review the results, three clans were identified as the first to cross the finish line:

  • Clan Redeem

  • Clans Hand of Faith/PRORAIDER/Add Control/ZFORCE NATION

  • Clan ihavealife

You have yet to master every aspect of the Leviathan. Starting on October 31, we will be adding an optional challenge to a different raid encounter each week to spice things up. We won’t be giving you any hints on how to complete these challenges, but we will let you know when you fail with an in-game message. Your Director will tell you what is at stake each week.

You are probably asking, “What do we get for completing it?”

Glad you asked. You will receive a new emblem for each Raid Challenge you complete. You are also guaranteed a raid drop for that encounter. You have some time to start thinking about what extra challenges lie ahead. Let the speculating begin!

Graphic Content

On Monday, that official launch trailer delivered another peek at the PC version for Destiny 2.

If you’re about to embark on this journey, we can’t wait for you to experience it on your own machine! Special thanks to our friends at Vicarious Visions for their invaluable partnership in helping us to create a version of Destiny 2 worthy of your own personal computer. Give ‘em a follow. They’re awesome.

For all of you PC enthusiasts who love to tinker with your hardware, we have included a deep cache of information on graphics settings you can use to optimize your configurations. Nvidia has created a nice guide to give you a preview of how different settings will affect the game and get you started setting it up to meet your needs.

D2 Graphics Guide: In this guide you can examine the impact of each of these graphics settings through screenshots and interactive comparisons, learn how they affect performance, see recommendations for performance-improving tweaks, and get recommendations for GPUs capable of producing the highest-quality experiences in Destiny 2 on the PC.

You can view this guide right here right now. The launch is just the beginning. There are many activities that will unfold as you explore. This launch window calendar will help you plan your adventure.

No matter where you are, you can start playing Destiny 2 on your PC at 10 AM Pacific on October 24 digitally via Blizzard Battle.net. This is an important moment for our community. If you’re joining us for the first time, we’re thrilled that you’ll be taking a step into our world.

Seasons of Change

DeeJ and I are heading to beautiful Long Beach, California, for TwitchCon. Tomorrow, we’re putting on a panel to share some info about what Seasons are in Destiny 2. DeeJ will be joined by Live Game Director Ryan Paradis, and Senior Designer Steve Dolan. Here is a little of what you can expect.

Panel Discussion: The Seasons of Destiny.

Friday, October 20, 4:30PM Pacific

CoolCat Theater + CoolCat Channel

What do Seasons mean in Destiny 2?

What will change from season to season?

How will this evolve the Destiny player experience?

If you are unable to attend, don’t sweat it. This TwitchCon panel will be streaming live for you… on Twitch! When the time has come, you can tune in here.

It is Known

Our Player Support Team has been prepping for PC and has a list of info that you will want to see if you plan on partaking.

This is their report.

Destiny 2 – Hotfix 1.0.5

Following today’s maintenance, we deployed Destiny 2 Hotfix 1.0.5. This hotfix addressed several issues, including an issue which resulted in the erroneous removal of Raid Keys from players' inventories.

For information on upcoming maintenance and game updates, players should watch our Destiny Server and Update Status page. Players may also follow @BungieHelp on Twitter, or monitor our support feed on help.bungie.net for maintenance announcements, when they are available.

Trials of the Nine

As a follow-up to reported incidents of emote glitching in the Crucible, we are investigating a fix that we plan to deploy during the first week of November. In the meantime, the next two instances of Trials of the Nine will be postponed. Please stay tuned for updates. We will provide more information as it becomes available. At this time the next instance of Trials of the Nine is forecasted to resume on November 3, 2017.