Battlefield 2042 Open Beta Coming In September

You can try out Battlefield 2042 ahead of launch.


Battlefield 2042 will have an open beta ahead of launch, and now DICE has shared a few more details about it. The open beta will be released sometime in September.

EA Play subscribers who preorder the game will get early access to the beta, but DICE did not say how much sooner they'll be let in than everyone else. Additionally, EA Play members can play the full game early, starting on October 15 (the public release is October 22).

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According to the Battlefield Bulletin, the Battlefield 2042 open beta will become available for pre-loading starting on September 3. Early access to the beta, for people who pre-order, will begin on September 4. Everyone else can then jump in starting on September 6. The beta will then wrap up on September 11.

There is no word yet on the content that will be available in the Battlefield 2042 open beta. The multiplayer-only game's three main modes are All-Out Warfare, Portal, and Hazard Zone.

For more, check out GameSpot's recent preview of the ambitious mash-up mode, Portal. EA Play also brought news about a Dead Space remake and lots more. Check out our EA Play news roundup to catch up with all the big announcements from the show.

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