Destiny 2 Upcoming Hotfix On PC To Fix AMD Phenom II Crash, Releasing Next Week

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Destiny 2 launch on PC didn’t go down too well as players faced many nasty issues and one of them being Crash on PC with AMD Phenom II CPU. When complaints related to it kept pouring in on various forums including Bungie’s official forum, the development team replied that “Destiny 2 will not run on processors without Supplemental Streaming SIMD Extensions 3 (SSSE3)”. It was further revealed that AMD Phenom II series CPU is below minimum specs requirements for Destiny 2 and hence are not supported.

Destiny 2 PC Hotfix For AMD Phenom II Crash Issue

This statement came as a surprise to PC gaming community because open beta of Destiny 2 worked fine on AMD Phenom II CPU series. The outrage continued and it grew bigger with each passing day and hence Bungie was forced to issue another statement in which they promised that they are going to look into the matter and will attempt to fix the crash.

Bungie today via their official Twitter Help account revealed that a new Hotfix for the PC version of Destiny 2 is going to be made available next week which will remove the SSSE3: “Supplemental Streaming SIMD Extensions 3” processor requirement.

In another news, Bungie Help Twitter account revealed that players who are playing Destiny 2 on PC with Vega GPU and are experiencing Crash issue at MISSION 6 then they need to update the graphics drivers from AMD official website.

It’s good to see that Bungie finally addressing the nasty Destiny 2 crash issue on AMD Phenom II series CPU.