PC gamers might have to wait longer for Destiny 2 – Ars Technica

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Activision has been shouting from the rooftops for months now that Destiny 2 will be available starting September 8. Now, the publisher has clarified that this release date only applies to the console version of the game. PC users will likely have to wait a bit longer to play the highly anticipated massively multiplayer shooter.

“We’re not committed to a PC date yet, but at Bungie we’re totally committed to making a PC build as great as we can,” Destiny 2 Director Luke Smith told PC Gamer following the first gameplay reveal for the title. “Our partnership with Blizzard and being on Battle.net, we want to make sure that this version of the game has the time it needs to bake in the oven so it’s a delicious piece of bread when it comes out.”

Blizzard was also squishy about PC release specifics in a FAQ regarding the game’s release on Battle.net (which is supposedly actually called the Blizzard app now, even though no one calls it that). “We’re excited to work with Bungie to bring the PC version of Destiny 2 to every region Blizzard currently operates in,” the FAQ reads. “Bungie is actively working through the global details. We look forward to sharing additional information later this year.”

Elsewhere in the FAQ, Blizzard clarifies that Battle.net’s addition of a game from sister company Activision doesn’t mean the platform will soon be expanding to include other non-Blizzard games, à la Valve’s Steam or EA’s Origin.

“Our focus in terms of supporting non-Blizzard games is solely around Destiny 2,” Blizzard writes. “Aside from potentially evaluating needs or opportunities for future Activision games, we don’t have any short- or long-term plans to

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