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Destiny 2 is coming this year

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During the Activision Blizzard quarterly results conference call today, the publisher confirmed that Destiny 2, the sequel to Bungie's 2014 online FPS, will be out this year. 

Rumors of Destiny 2 on the PC first came to light last September, when a guy who knows a guy who works at Activision said on NeoGAF that words the "PC version" are being internally communicated to employees. 

But it seems almost a sure thing: Support for the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 platforms have been dropped, yet the earnings call slideshows states that the sequel will "broaden the franchise's global reach." That sounds very much to me like a move to PC is all but inevitable. We'll keep you posted.

Andy has been gaming on PCs from the very beginning, starting as a youngster with text adventures and primitive action games on a cassette-based TRS80. From there he graduated to the glory days of Sierra Online adventures and Microprose sims, ran a local BBS, learned how to build PCs, and developed a longstanding love of RPGs, immersive sims, and shooters. He began writing videogame news in 2007 for The Escapist and somehow managed to avoid getting fired until 2014, when he joined the storied ranks of PC Gamer. He covers all aspects of the industry, from new game announcements and patch notes to legal disputes, Twitch beefs, esports, and Henry Cavill. Lots of Henry Cavill.