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Destiny developerhas launched for a PC Compatibility Tester, which has ignited rumours that the studio is looking to bring the MMO shooter to Windows.
There's not a huge amount to go on; the job requires someone to "evaluate PC hardware-specific features and ensure various systems work together across multiple PC configurations to provide a great experience."
Bungie's galaxy-hopping multiplayer shooter Destiny is currently a console exclusive, which is a bit annoying if you're both a fan of PC gaming and co-operative shooters set in a colourful sci-fi universe. Still, all hope isn't quite lost yet.
In an interview "a heavy point of discussion" at Activision., Activision's CEO Erik Hershberg admitted that a PC version of Destiny would be a great fit, and revealed that it's
Bungie's massively multiplayer sci-fi shooter Destiny may yet make it to PCs, design lead Lars Bakken has claimed. Although creating a whole new version of the game is too much work for the short-term, the developers aren't ruling anything out yet. "I wish it was that simple. It's pretty complicated," said Bakken in an interview . "That doesn't mean it can't happen in the future, it just means it won't happen right now."
Activision Publishing president and CEO Eric Hirshberg announced during their earnings call that Bungie's anticipated new sci-fi franchise will be available as a public beta this summer, but no PC.
Hirshberg believes this could be the publisher's "third billion-dollar franchise," and it's all-hands-on-deck to make it the "biggest new IP launch" ever. It's out September 9th.
Later this year Bungie's Destiny arrives for current and next-gen consoles and brings a whole new sci-fi IP to life. Bungie have just posted their first podcast of 2014 with designers Tyson Green and Lars Bakken.
They touch on the studio's approach to 'investment' and how each of the game's maps was built from the ground up with competitive multiplayer in mind.