Xfinity Customers Don't Need to Pre-Order Black Ops 4 To Access The Beta
Try before you buy.
If you're an Xfinity internet customer who enjoys the occasional online deathmatch, we have some good news for you. Thanks to a special partnership between Activision and Xfinity, all Xfinity customers will be able to participate in the Private Multiplayer Beta for Call of Duty: Black Ops 4. You can get your code starting July 27; just head to this page and sign in to your ISP account. The beta will take place August 3-6 for PS4 owners. Then, between August 10-13, another beta will go live for PS4, Xbox One, and PC owners.
Those without Xfinity internet can still participate in the beta, but they'll have to pre-order Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 to get access. This is the second year in a row Xfinity customers have gotten beta access for the series. Last year, they got to participate in the beta for Call of Duty: WWII.
The Black Ops 4 Private Multiplayer Beta will include six maps, two of which will be appearing for the first time in public. It will offer a number of play modes, including Team Deathmatch, Domination, Hardpoint, and Search & Destroy. Also included will be a new mode called Control, an objective-based mode that has teams alternating between attacking and defending static objectives.
Participating in the beta gets you some free extras once the full game arrives. Everyone who plays the beta will get you a unique calling card as a bonus. If you reach max rank during the beta, you'll also get a Permanent Unlock Token, which can be used to acquire any piece of Create-a-Class content in the full game.
An additional beta is also planned for the battle royale-style Blackout mode, but it's not included in this promotion. All we know about it right now is that it will take place sometime in September. Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 will launch on PS4, Xbox One, and PC on October 12.
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