Destiny 2 will prevent popular overlays and capture programs from functioning

OBS, XSplit, FRAPs, Dxtory and MSI afterburner will have similar restrictions

Destiny 2 will prevent popular overlays and capture programs from functioning

Destiny 2 will prevent popular overlays and capture programs from functioning


Bungie has decided to take a firm stance against cheating in Destiny 2, especially on PC, preventing other applications from inserting code into the game client. While on the surface this may sound like a good thing, it will prevent a large number of popular applications from functioning.

This will prevent programs like Discord from delivering notifications, Hardware monitoring tools like MSI Afterburner and FRAPs from functioning and stop steaming programs like OBS and XSplit from capturing game footage.


To help ensure that every player will have a fair shot at fun and glory in Destiny 2 on PC, we resist attempts by third-party applications to insert code into the game client. This may result in incompatibility between Destiny 2 PC and the features of common third-party applications. 


To capture footage of Destiny 2 on PC you will either need to capture the video feed directly through hardware or utilise solutions like AMD ReLive and Nvidia Shadowplay.   

Destiny 2 will prevent popular overlays and capture programs from functioning


This will make Destiny 2 more difficult to play than the average PC game, especially given the fact that Bungie has not confirmed whether or not a built-in FPS monitoring tool will be included in the game's options menu. 

Destiny 2 will release on PC on October 24th, with the PC beta taking place between August 28th and 31st.  


You can join the discussion on Destiny 2's crackdown on code injection on the OC3D Forums


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04-08-2017, 08:44:37

"steaming programs" somebody missed an R

Seems a little backwards, considering watching streams will convince people to buy the gameQuote

04-08-2017, 08:55:04

So there is no way to actually bench this?

Snog marry avoid? yeah, avoid.Quote

04-08-2017, 09:43:42

Using RivaTuner (as part of MSI Afterburner) has become like second nature for me. It's how I monitor my system to ensure there's nothing unusual going on. I've found and corrected all sorts of issued purely based on not seeing my usual framerates. They might not have been noticeable without the tool. Bad decision in my mind; and it pushes this game well into "maybe on a deep sale" buying list.Quote

04-08-2017, 09:46:35

Oh well, it's not like I was going to have a hope in hell of streaming it once i've maxed it anyway - however blocking comms is a little bit of a take, as that will cripple any of the "raids" as in game messaging was crap in the first one.Quote

04-08-2017, 10:12:40

There we go again Quote

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