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Next Gen Version of Destiny 2 Available on Xbox Series X|S and PS5, Brings Cross Play

Free upgrade for console

Poorna Shankar Posted:
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Destiny 2 has received a next-gen update for Xbox Series X|S and PS5 bringing enhanced performance and more, including cross play.

This is a completely free upgrade for Destiny 2 players. The new consoles will allow Destiny fans to experience their favorite game in glorious 60fps and 4K resolution (Xbox Series S will run at 1080p, 60fps).

Additionally, anyone who wants to test their mettle in the Crucible on next-gen consoles can opt to set the iconic PVP mode to 120fps on Xbox Series X and PlayStation 5. Those who own Xbox One and PlayStation 4 consoles will still be able to play with friends who are on the next-gen versions, as Destiny 2 owners will be able to play across console generation in the same console family.

Also, owners of Destiny 2 on Xbox One and PlayStation 4 will get free upgrades to the Xbox Series X, Xbox Series S, and PlayStation 5 version of Destiny 2 for all existing content. Finally, as part of Season of the Hunt, returning from the original Destiny is the fan-favorite Exotic Hand Cannon Hawkmoon. Work with Crow to reclaim and restore this storied weapon.


Poorna Shankar

A highly opinionated avid PC gamer, Poorna blindly panics with his friends in various multiplayer games, much to the detriment of his team. Constantly questioning industry practices and a passion for technological progress drive his love for the video game industry. He pulls no punches and tells it like he sees it. He runs a podcast, Gaming The Industry, with fellow writer, Joseph Bradford, discussing industry practices and their effects on consumers.