Bungie is making PC specific tweaks to Destiny 2

Bungie 'want people to feel like Destiny 2 is built for PC'

@anthony256
Published Thu, Jun 22 2017 11:30 PM CDT   |   Updated Tue, Nov 3 2020 11:55 AM CST

It looks like PC gamers should begin getting excited for optimizations for the PC that Bungie and Activision are promising for Destiny 2, which is finally coming to the PC later this year, after Destiny being a console exclusive.

Bungie is making PC specific tweaks to Destiny 2 | TweakTown.com

Destiny 2 Project Lead, Mark Noseworthy, said that the PC version of Destiny 2 will not only include a FOV slider, but the guns will have no recoil on the PC because the "controller feels good". In what I take away from that, console gamers have slower reactions because of the input delay of joysticks on a controller through to the TV and sub 60Hz displays, where the PC is instant one-for-one with mouse and keyboard to 60Hz through to 240Hz displays.

Noseworthy noted: "For instance, there's no recoil on guns on PC because recoil on the controller feels really good. 'I'm firing, I'm firing, I'm firing, oh, I'm losing control of my gun a little bit.' That feels great, especially with magnetism and all the magic in the controller that makes you feel it. With a mouse and keyboard, you don't want the mouse moving without you moving it, so recoil doesn't feel good, so there is no recoil on PC".

He continued: "There are a couple of key ways we're going to try and change it, make it so it feels native to that platform, because we want people to feel like Destiny 2 is built for PC".

As for the no recoil on weapons on the PC, he added: "I think that's accurate. I don't want to go down in history as the guy promising that... The basic idea is that some things don't work that don't feel good, and those places there are going to be little forks in the road".

Anthony joined the TweakTown team in 2010 and has since reviewed 100s of graphics cards. Anthony is a long time PC enthusiast with a passion of hate for games built around consoles. FPS gaming since the pre-Quake days, where you were insulted if you used a mouse to aim, he has been addicted to gaming and hardware ever since. Working in IT retail for 10 years gave him great experience with custom-built PCs. His addiction to GPU tech is unwavering.

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