Loading...

August 4, 2017
David Latham
Rocket Chainsaw / Feature

Bungie has today revealed that in order to make PC gaming as hacker-free as possible, many applications will be banned from Destiny 2. The developer clarified that they wish to make it nigh on impossible for third party software to input code into the game client.

EVGA Precision XOC, MSI Afterburner, FRAPS and more will not be able to host their usual overlay interface in-game. If you’re still wanting to capture your PC Destiny 2 gameplay, methods such as NVIDIA Shadowplay, AMD ReLive and AVerMedia will still work, however XSplit and OBS will not. It may be time to brush up on your knowledge of the applications that will be allowed in Destiny 2 on PC if you wish to stream or upload content.

Popular voice communication software Discord’s visual notification feature will also not work, however there is no mention of Ventrilo or TeamSpeak. Destiny 2 will of course have it’s own in-game voice communication on Windows PC.

Banned from Destiny 2

Bungie has stated that “if players experience decreased performance when running certain applications alongside Destiny 2, their first step should be to ensure that any features of third-party applications which could potentially be attempting to insert code into Destiny 2 are disabled. If disabling such features does not resolve the performance impact, players may wish to try closing the third-party application.” This means they’re not exactly sure which applications will be banned from Destiny 2, but let’s hope it doesn’t prove to be too difficult to have some typical applications running in the background such as iTunes or Winamp.

A few days ago Rocket Chainsaw covered the announcement of the exclusively themed Destiny 2 DualShock 4 controller available for PlayStation 4, and you can find out more about it here.

Destiny 2 launches on Xbox One and PlayStation 4 on September 6, while the Windows PC version will be available on October 24, 2017.



Banned from Destiny 2

The post FRAPS, EVGA Precision And More Banned from Destiny 2 appeared first on Rocket Chainsaw.



August 18, 2017

Twenty years ago, the most visually impressive game on the original PlayStation was the very first Gran Turismo. While adorably low-resolution by today’s standards, at the time I can remember being floored by the realism not only in its car and track detail, but its handling as well. Simulation racers have become known as yardsticks by which the realism of generations of video games are measured, as games like Gran Turismo 4 and Forza Motorsport 6 raised the bar higher and higher. Now with Project CARS 2, developers Slightly Mad Studios are making the gap between the virtual r...

August 18, 2017

Miitopia is a new addition to Nintendo’s line of games featuring its Mii avatars. You’d be hard-pressed to find someone who’s never made a Mii before, whether on their own console or playing Wii Sports on the family Wii over a decade ago (feel old yet?). Most recently on the 3DS, the Miis appeared in Tomodachi Life, which offered the opportunity to put the Miis of real and fictional people into hilarious and unexpected situations together; Miitopia follows on from this. Have you ever wondered what it’d be like to put four of your best friends together as characters in an RPG? Perhaps e...

August 18, 2017

With a little more than two weeks to go until Destiny 2 launches on Xbox One and PlayStation 4, PC fans who already pre-ordered the game whether via a graphics card promotion or other means were left in the dark with the game appearing in their Battle.net account page but not on the Blizzard App. PC fans should worry no more. As of today, the game is now officially listed under a new sub-heading “Activision”, the game’s publishers. The game is only on display and definitely not able to be downloaded just yet, however with the beta less than two weeks away, we will presumably...

August 17, 2017

Bethesda Softworks has today announced Quake Champions early access will begin on August 22 at an introductory price of $29.99USD. This marks Quake Champions‘ completion of its beta, as Bethesda prepares for a full launch later this year. The $29.99USD price tag gives you a Champions Pack which includes all characters in the game (including ones released at a later date), an early-access exclusive Ranger skin, and some loot chests. In case you were wondering, there are 11 champions currently playable in the game, with a further 6 planned to be released before the end of 2018. The 11th ch...

August 17, 2017

Ninja Theory has today released Hellblade patch 1.01 for PlayStation 4 and Windows PC. The patch includes fixes across potential progression stopping issues, audio, localisation, combat, gameplay and...

August 17, 2017

Today Ubisoft has uploaded the first Assassin’s Creed Origins Dev Q&A in a series of videos to the Assassin’s Creed UK Youtube channel. Assassin’s Creed Origins game director Ashraf...

August 17, 2017

Today we have a brand new F1 2017 trailer from the official PlayStation EU Youtube channel. The trailer, titled Born To… Make History shows off some of the many vehicles and tracks you’ll...

August 17, 2017

Game developers Ys Net have just announced to their Kickstarter email subscribers that the Shenmue III publisher has been revealed as Deep Silver. The global publishing contract will ensure Shenmue III gets the advertising campaign it deserves in the lead up to its launch in December 2017. Deep Silver has been known to help launch many Japanese games successfully into the global market, including such franchises as Sacred and Shin Megami Tensei. To check out Deep Silver’s full game archive, follow this link. After a lengthy hiatus to the Shenmue series (the previous game launched in 200...

August 17, 2017

“Crackdown 3 delayed to 2018″ was not the headline Rocket Chainsaw was expecting to read today coming out of Microsoft, however it was not really all that surprising. What was meant to be one of Microsoft’s token holiday games and a solid launch title for the Xbox One X has just been confirmed to be pushed back to the second quarter of next year. Originally announced in 2014, Crackdown 3 continues its worrisome developmental path with inconsistencies and broken promises aplenty. Its latest showing at E3 2017 was disastrous and one can only suspect that the developers and pu...

August 17, 2017

Bungie and Activision have today revealed a brand new Destiny 2 PC Beta trailer. The trailer, clocking in at a mere 50 seconds shows us what Guardians are made of, in 4K uncapped frame-rate. The opening mission and competitive multiplayer will all be available in the Destiny 2 PC beta, which runs from August 29 for people who have pre-ordered, and August 30 for everyone else. Check out the official new Destiny 2 PC Beta trailer below:   It was recently revealed that many 3rd party applications will be banned from running concurrently with Destiny 2, to try and put a stop to scripts and h...

August 16, 2017

When LawBreakers was originally announced as the first game from new studio Boss Key Productions, Rocket Chainsaw was very excited to see how the game would fit in to the saturated market of online shooters. LawBreakers (previously known as BlueStreak) was possibly going to be a free-to-play game, however the heads at Boss Key Developments changed their minds in the final months before release and announced it would be $29.99USD exclusively on Steam with no DLC and no pay to win upgrades. Understandably LawBreakers has jumped through some tough developmental hurdles to be what it is today, and...

Show More Blogs
Latest Videos
Latest Photos & Events