Battlefield 4 beta starts October 1

Open beta for upcoming DICE-developed military shooter launching next month for Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and PC; next-gen versions get release dates.


An open beta for Battlefield 4 will launch on October 1, Electronic Arts has announced. The beta will be available on that date for all Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and PC players.

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An "Exclusive" Battlefield 4 beta was previously announced for Battlefield 3 Premium owners, those who preordered the Battlefield 4 Digital Deluxe version, and owners of Medal of Honor: Warfighter. It is not clear when this version will be released.

Battlefield 4 launches for current-generation consoles and PC on October 29. For more on the Battlefield 4 beta, check out a FAQ page on the game's website.

EA also has announced Xbox One and PlayStation 4 launch dates for Madden NFL 25, FIFA 14, and Battlefield 4.

These games will be available on November 19 (North America)/November 21 (Europe) for Xbox One and November 12 (North America)/November 29 (Europe) for PlayStation 4.

For more on Battlefield 4, check out GameSpot's previous coverage.

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