Destiny 2 Beta Codes are used to gain access to the beta after you’ve preordered the game. They ensure you get early access to it, and are a part of every preorder. Some people are having trouble using them, though. In this guide, we’re going to show you how to redeem Destiny 2 beta code, depending on where you bought the game.
Destiny 2 beta key redemption
If you’ve bought it from a first-party digital shop (Playstation Store or Xbox Store), you’ll get access to the beta automatically when it starts. You won’t have a beta key, and you won’t have to waste time with the redemption process, since your purchase is tied to your account. Players are not required to have an active PlayStation Plus or Xbox Live Subscription to engage with the Destiny 2 Beta.
If you’ve preordered from anywhere else (Amazon, Gamestop, etc), you’ll get a 9-digit Early Access code you need to redeem on Bungie.net. You might get it via email, if you’ve purchased online, or on your receipt. If it’s an online purchase, the code might take up to 3 business days to arrive, so don’t worry if it’s not there immediately. If you have pre-ordered from a participating retailer but have not yet received your Early Access code, please contact your retailer for further assistance.
Once you have the code follow the steps below:
- Log into your Bungie account
- Go to the Destiny code redemption portal, and enter the Destiny 2 Early Access Beta Code provided by the retailer.
- Retrieve the Destiny 2 Beta Download Code – visit your redeemed codes page on Bungie.net and select your console of choice
- Redeem the Destiny 2 Beta Client Download Code – Log into a PlayStation 4 or Xbox One console to redeem the Destiny 2 Beta Client code
How to register for Destiny 2 PC beta
PC players might find this whole experience more confusing than others. When registering on Bungie’s site, you’ll need to tie the account to a PSN or Xbox Live account, even if you’ve preordered the PC version of Destiny 2. This won’t tie your beta code to the platform you choose. It’s a necessary step for some reason, so you’ll have to register on one of the services, but you’ll get to choose your beta platform at a later date.