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Bungie's sci-fi sequel Destiny 2 pulled in 1.2 million concurrent online players over the weekend, suggesting the online shooter has made a promising start.

Chris Kerr, News Editor

September 11, 2017

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Newsbrief: Bungie's sci-fi sequel Destiny 2 pulled in 1.2 million concurrent online players over the weekend.

It's a noteworthy stat when you consider the game launched on September 6, and is currently only available on consoles. A PC version is slated to hit shelves on October 24. 

Although there aren't any official sales figures out in the wild, it looks like the online shooter has made a promising start.

Coincidentally, the news comes a few days after PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds made waves by surpassing 1 million concurrent users on Steam

While the all-time Steam concurrent user record still belongs to Dota 2, Battlegrounds has been closing in on the popular MOBA since breezing past the 1 million mark on Friday.

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Chris Kerr

News Editor, GameDeveloper.com

Game Developer news editor Chris Kerr is an award-winning journalist and reporter with over a decade of experience in the game industry. His byline has appeared in notable print and digital publications including Edge, Stuff, Wireframe, International Business Times, and PocketGamer.biz. Throughout his career, Chris has covered major industry events including GDC, PAX Australia, Gamescom, Paris Games Week, and Develop Brighton. He has featured on the judging panel at The Develop Star Awards on multiple occasions and appeared on BBC Radio 5 Live to discuss breaking news.

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