Here's When the PS4 Timed-Exclusive Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 Beta Begins

PlayStation 4 owners can start playing in August, while Xbox One and PC users will have to wait.

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The Call of Duty: Black Ops III multiplayer beta will begin on PlayStation 4 starting August 19. Developer Treyarch Studios announced the start date today in a post on Twitter.

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Unfortunately, that's all Treyarch said. We still don't know what the beta will consist of, or when it will become available for Xbox One and PC. Treyarch says "more information coming soon."

The Black Ops III multiplayer beta will not be held on Xbox 360 or PlayStation 3.

You can guarantee yourself in the Black Ops III multiplayer beta by preordering a physical or digital copy of the game.

The Black Ops III multiplayer beta coming first to PS4 is just one part of publisher Activision's new relationship with Sony. As part of the new Activision/Sony agreement, all Black Ops III DLC will launch first on PlayStation platforms. Previously, DLC came to Xbox platforms before other systems.

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