Destiny 2 Will Not Support Some 3rd Party Applications on PC

Posted August 07, 2017

OBS and XSplit The Game Capture mode of applications such as OBS and XSplit is not supported. Bungie has made clear that to help ensure that every player will have a fair shot at fun and glory in Destiny 2 on PC.

There are workarounds for the users of programs like XSplit and OBS for streaming.

Considering the popularity of a lot of these applications - Discord is the preferred socializing application for PC gaming, MSI Afterburner is often used for framerate tests, and video capture is indeed integral to the large PC streaming community - this is unlikely to go down well with a lot of PC gamers.

NVIDIA Shadowplay and AMD ReLive are supported.

OBS and XSplit Screen Capture mode is supported. Streaming and Game Capture The following are examples of streaming applications which have features that are not compatible with Destiny 2.

Like their game capture counterparts, many overlay apps will also be incompatible with Destiny 2.

The beta for Destiny 2 on PC is arriving a bit later than the console release. Notification features may still be provided through the third-party application.

There was no clear confirmation from Bungie on whether or not the new Social Space in Destiny 2 will be accessible to PC players in beta. According to the developer, the PC version of the game will have limitations for particular PC and third-party programs.

Destiny 2 PC beta will start on August 28 only for players who pre-ordered the game.

Also, be sure not to miss all of last month's exclusive IGN First coverage of Destiny 2. For more on the PC version of Bungie's shard-world shooter, which supports an uncapped frame rate, read IGN's Destiny 2 hands-on impressions to find out why "PC will likely be the best home for Bungie's online-only multiplayer shooter".