Destiny 2 Crucible multiplayer to run at 120 FPS on platforms like Xbox Series X and PS5 with future update

Destiny 2: Beyond Light
Destiny 2: Beyond Light (Image credit: Bungie)

What you need to know

  • The Destiny 2 Beyond Light expansion launches today.
  • Bungie CEO Pete Parsons announced today that Destiny 2 Crucible multiplayer will run at 120 FPS on platforms like Xbox Series X.
  • The next-generation updates for Destiny 2 are scheduled to arrive on December 8, 2020.

Destiny 2: Beyond Light launches today and while the next-generation patch isn't coming until December 8, Bungie is already sharing more great news for anyone purchasing a new Xbox Series X, Xbox Series S or PS5. According to Bungie, Destiny 2 Crucible multiplayer will run at 120 FPS once the next-generation updates arrive.

As spotted by Tom Warren from The Verge, Pete Parsons, CEO of Bungie, revealed the news during a stream with Head of Xbox Phil Spencer, which you can see below.

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Following this announcement, the official Xbox account chimed in to confirm that Crucible would run at 120 FPS on Xbox Series X. Previously, Bungie had confirmed that once the next-generation updates arrived, Destiny 2 would run at 4K 60 FPS on Xbox Series X and PS5, while the Xbox Series S version will run at 1080p 60 FPS.

There's already a long list of games that support 120 FPS on PS5, so hopefully this list will continue to grow as the new generation begins. The Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S are currently available.

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