The PC model of Destiny 2 will observe the region-locking commonplace Blizzard established with all of its video games.
That is to say, the sport will probably be locked to the area you’ve set your Battle.internet account to by default, however will even mean you can flip between areas the identical means Overwatch, Hearthstone and many others do.
Since Bungie introduced that the sport would release on Battle.net rather than Steam, one of many many questions requested on the time was about area locking. Now, the developer has given the ultimate reply in a help article.
Bungie confirmed that gamers in a single area gained’t be capable to be part of video games or actions with gamers in a special area. Meaning, in case your location is ready to Europe, you’ll solely run into others who made the identical selection.
This setting additionally impacts which gamers in your associates listing, in addition to clan roster, you’ll be seeing on-line from inside the recreation. Making it unattainable to play with associates within the US, except they modify the area to Europe or vice versa.
The excellent news is that the identical drop-down menu current in each Blizzard recreation that lets you change the area previous to beginning the sport, will even be accessible in Destiny 2.
You can change forwards and backwards (after closing and relaunching the sport), however Bungie didn’t say if we’ll be capable to preserve our characters cross-region. For reference, Blizzard video games deal with the totally different areas as totally different accounts with totally different stats.
The Destiny 2 PC beta, which kicks off in a few hours, will certainly be a great probability for gamers to check out this technique. The beta ends on Thursday, August 31.