Best PC Settings for Destiny 2: Boost FPS, Visibility, and Performance

See how these settings work for your game

by Caleb Stultz


With a lot of information out about the best ways to set up your game, it can be confusing to find the right settings for Destiny 2 on PC. Figuring out the best graphics and trying to stay below a certain threshold so that your frames aren’t messed with can be a challenge. That is why today we are going to show you the best PC settings for Destiny 2. These settings will boost your FPS, your visibility in-game, and the overall performance of your game. Here are the best settings for Destiny 2 on PC.

The Best Settings For Destiny 2 On PC

These settings for Destiny 2 have that perfect balance of great quality with little to no impact on the performance of your game. With that in mind, here are the best Destiny 2 settings that will strike that perfect balance on your PC:

  • Anti-Aliasing: SMAA
  • Screen Space Ambient Occlusion: HDAO
  • Texture Anisotropy: 16x
  • Texture Quality: Highest
  • Shadow Quality: High
  • Depth of Field: High
  • Environment Detail Distance: High
  • Character Detail Distance: High
  • Foliage Detail Distance: Medium
  • Foliage Shadows Distance: High
  • Lights Shafts: High
  • Motion Blur: Off
  • Wind Impulse: On
  • Render Resolution: 100%
  • Chromatic Aberration: On
  • Film Grain: On

These are the settings that will give you the most out of your game. However, everyone’s setups are different, so be sure to play around with the settings if the graphics don’t feel crisp enough or your frames start to drop. This is only a baseline.

As with many other modern games, Shadow Quality is one of the most demanding settings in Destiny 2. Moving between Highest and Lowest on the settings meter for this particular setting will dramatically change the performance of your game. You will need to play around with this feature to find what works best for you and your gameplay experience.

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Destiny 2 is available now for PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Google Stadia, and PC.

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