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While it's been forever bewildering to thing how one of the biggest shooters of the past two generations has eluded the PC, but speaking to GameReactor, Bungie's lead engineer Luis Villegas seems to think that by dropping support for the aging PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 could convince the company to take on another platform.
Presumably handling 4 different versions of the same game was a little too much for Bungie to consider adding a fifth to the pile, but following on from the release of Rise of Iron, the company has shed the weight of the older generation citing how 90% of the current player-base has moved up to current gen platforms.
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.