Destiny 2 Recording – How to Record Destiny 2 with OBS Game Capture
Last Updated on December 30, 2020 by Robert Jackson
Fascinated by Destiny 2 and the magnificent world it preforms, avid fans of this first-person shooting game are eager to find a way to record the Destiny 2 gameplay and share their wonderful performances.
As Destiny 2 becomes the normality among gamers, the need for recording gameplay and sharing on YouTube seems to be vital. However, if you’re a newbie to Destiny 2 gameplay recording, you may encounter the Destiny 2 recording failure problem which is that no matter what screen recorder you use like OBS or ShadowPlay, the output will be complete darkness or even the recorder cannot start to record anything.
To help you grapple with the problem, I will tell you why your recording is unsuccessful and how to fix it, eventually, you will know how you can record Destiny 2 with OBS/ShadowPlay.
1. Why OBS or ShadowPlay is not recording Destiny 2
To help ensure that all the players can have fair and clean combat in Destiny 2, the producers of this game have limited attempts by third-party software to insert code to the game.
However, such restriction leads to incompatibility between Destiny 2 and some screen recording programs, like OBS, ShadowPlay, XSplit, and so on. So, none of these programs can be used to record the in-game frames.
The good news is that the producers have considered the users’ desire for recording the gaming performance and allow players to manually adjust the setting on the game to regain compatibility.
Finishing the modification, we can start to record Destiny 2 with OBS or ShadowPlay now.
2. How to record Destiny 2 with OBS
Now, you’ve set Windowed mode on your gameplay, you can use OBS to record it.
Step 1 Launch OBS on your PC
Step 2 Prepare for the capture
On your OBS, add a new scene. Then, move to Source and click Add, choose Window Capture, or Display Capture to record your gameplay.
Step 3 Start capturing your gameplay
On the Controls section, click Start Recording to initiate a game recording.
You can start a new fight with your friends and community, OBS will record all the content. Once completed, click Stop Recording to end the capture.
OBS won’t display the footage to you, which means you have to locate the video on your own.
On your OBS, click File and go to Show Recordings. OBS will open a folder where it stores all the recordings. Locate the Destiny 2 recording and watch it.
3. How to record Destiny 2 with NVIDIA ShadowPlay
You can use ShadowPlay Highlights to record some amazing gaming moments after you choose Fullscreen on Destiny 2.
Step 1 Launch NVIDIA ShadowPlay
Step 2 Set up for Highlights
First, open ShadowPlay and go to Settings. Locate Highlight Auto Capture, and choose NVIDIA ShadowPlay Highlight from the drop-down list.
Then, go to Settings > Overlay > Highlights, select a folder where you save the highlights files.
Back to the main interface, choose Destiny 2 on the supported game list and click Highlights. There, you can decide the types of recording you want GeForce to take, like Wins, Deaths, and Kills, etc.
Step 3 Enjoy your game
Launch Destiny 2 and just enjoy every fight. ShadowPlay Highlights will automatically detect the current states of your gameplay and record those excellent moments.
You can find the replays on the folder you set up before.
Here is everything you should know about Destiny 2 gameplay capture. Now you know how to record Destiny 2 with OBS or ShadowPlay. Try it yourself and do enjoy your combat.