Bungie just launched the highly awaited beta for its new action role playing video game, "Destiny 2". It reportedly faced issued with servers, but the bugs were eventually fixed.

Bungie releases 'Destiny 2' beta

Bungie has released the beta for "Destiny 2" months prior to its official release date. The developer announced at the recent Electronic Entertainment Expo 2017, commonly known as E3 2017, that the test will commence this week, revealing that there are different dates for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One users.

The beta is open to players who have placed pre-orders of the game, and they can start the early version on July 18 and July 19.

Players who did not pre-order will be able to access and play on July 21. The beta will conclude on July 23.

Bungie has confirmed that the full versions of "Destiny 2" will be officially released on September 6 for the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One consoles. However, it will be released for Microsoft Windows on October 24.

Bungie releases new patch for 'Destiny 2' beta

As soon as the beta for the new game went live, Bungie released a new patch update. The patch was released for PlayStation 4, and it increased the video game's file size to a hefty 15GB. Bungie warned players that the update must be downloaded and installed first before they can access the beta later this week.

The update includes further announcements for the ongoing test period.

The developers revealed that players will now be able to play the Homecoming story mission in "Destiny 2". In addition, Bungie has confirmed that they will not be requiring players to have PS Plus and Xbox Live subscriptions to access the test game.

Beta faces server issues

Earlier today, it was revealed that countless players have encountered a problem with the servers.

Shortly after going live on the PlayStation 4 console at 1 p.m. ET today, players reported that they could not get through the servers.

The 'Destiny 2' beta was received with an overwhelming response from players all over the world, and this may have caused the servers to crash. The new patch update might have also caused the servers to act up.

Players who encountered the server issue were welcomed with an error message every time they tried to log in. However, the video game developers were able to fix the problem immediately, and it has been announced that the servers are back up and running. Players are encouraged to report any glitch in the game they run into.