Battlefield 2042 open beta hits Steam, Origin, and Epic next week

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Battlefield 2042 open beta hits Steam, Origin, and Epic next week

You’ll be able to pre-load the beta on October 5 on your platform of choice. If you’ve pre-ordered (or have an EA Play subscription), you can start playing on October 6. Access opens to everyone on October 8, and the beta winds down on October 9.

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The Battlefield 2042 release date is set for November 19.

Story Highlights

  • The Battlefield 2042 open beta will be available on PC via Steam, Epic, Origin, and the new EA app, as well as Xbox Series S and X, Xbox One, PlayStation 5, and PlayStation 4. You’ll be able to play Conquest mode on the Orbital map as one of four Specialists: Webster Mackay (he’s got a grapple gun), Maria Falck (a medic), Pyotr ‘Boris’ Guskovsky (an engineer), and Wikus ‘Casper’ Van Daele (a sniper). Matches for 128 players will be supported on PC and the new consoles.

  • If you want a visual tease of what you’ll get in the beta, check out the trailer below.