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Destiny 2 fixes AMD Phenom II woes, Bungie still working on stutter issue


This morning, Destiny 2 fans got their first look at the renegade warlock Osiris, the star of the game’s first expansion, which lands on 5 December. He’ll be the one in the Egyptian bird hat. Meanwhile, Bungie was busy in the background rolling out a hotfix that enables owners of AMD Phenom II processors to be able to actually play the game in the first place. Players with those CPUs had encountered serious crash issues, which Bungie identified as being due to the Supplemental Streaming SIMD Extensions 3 (SSSE3) instruction set, which the Phenom II doesn’t support. Last week Bungie wrote: “We are investigating the issue and will attempt to fix the crash, but these CPUs are below minimum spec and are not officially supported.

”That investigation must have been a success, because hotfix 1. 5. 1 is now live, and it removes the SSSE3 requirement. We’ve yet to test the fix ourselves, so if you’re a Phenom II-owning Destiny 2 player let us know in the

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