Battlefield 1 Beta Early Access Timing Revealed
One day early for Battlefield Insiders.
One of the benefits of signing up for EA's free Battlefield Insider service was early access to Battlefield 1's upcoming beta. It wasn't specified how much sooner Insiders would get to play, but now we know.
Writing on Twitter, the Battlefield account revealed that Insiders can jump in one day early, starting on August 30 instead of August 31. The important thing to note is that you needed to have signed up for the Battlefield Insider program by August 21 and selected your platform of choice to get the early access code. This code will be delivered by email, but it doesn't appear that EA has sent them out yet.
We also don't know if pre-loading will be available; a recent report claimed the beta client's file size is more than 6 GB. Another thing to note is the open beta is available to everyone; no code required.
Though we now know when Battlefield 1's beta will begin, EA has yet to confirm when it will end.
You may have to wait until next week to play Battlefield 1's beta, but a beta for another EA-published game, Titanfall 2, kicks off later today. Check out this post to find out exactly when it starts and how to get in.
Battlefield 1 comes out on October 21, while Titanfall 2 lands on October 28. EA has said it doesn't have cannibalization concerns because the shooter market is so massive and each game is different.
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