The Modern Warfare 2 open beta It’s on its way, giving players a taste of the weapons and maps from this year’s Call of Duty.
Although not fully disclosed Modern warfare 2 yet, Activision confirmed an open beta release in September, with details on how to get a code via pre-order or a potential drop-in to watch certain streams before launch.
To help you prepare for the release of the open beta, you can a release dateand information on obtaining Modern Warfare 2 beta early access on PlayStation, Xbox and PC.
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When is the Modern Warfare 2 beta? Modern Warfare 2 open beta release dates
During the Call Of Duty League event on August 7, Activision announced the timings for the Modern Warfare 2 open beta. There will be two weekends that players can jump in, the first for PlayStation players and the following week for other platforms. Here are the times:
Weekend 1 (PlayStation Exclusive)
- early access – Friday September 16-17 Saturday
- open beta – Sunday 18 to Tuesday 20 September
Weekend 2 (Cross-Play, All Platforms)
- Early access (Xbox + PC), open beta (PlayStation) – Thursday – September 22 – September 23
- Open beta (all platforms) – September 24-26 Monday Saturday
Early access players can jump in a few days early if they pre-order the game or can get a code through other means. A few days later, the open beta will be available every weekend – first for PlayStation players, then on the second weekend for all platforms.
How to get early access to the Modern Warfare 2 beta
There are two main ways to get early access to the Modern Warfare 2 open beta every weekend:
If you pre-order, you will be sent instructions on how to play once the beta is released. If you’ve pre-ordered through the PlayStation Store, Microsoft Store, or Battle.net, you’ve automatically been approved to participate in Early Access for the Modern Warfare 2 Open Beta.
As for the Call of Duty League Championship Weekend broadcast on Sunday, August 7, watching and Activision links your account to YouTubeYou will have a chance to win a code for the Modern Warfare 2 open beta.
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– Call of Duty League (@CODLeague) July 25, 2022
It’s possible that Activision will provide additional ways to access the beta – such as through future streaming events or social media.
What will be included in the Modern Warfare 2 beta?
Currently, Activision and Infinity Ward have yet to reveal much about what to expect from the Modern Warfare 2 open beta. The official website describes the following:
“This pre-release version of the game will give you an enhanced look at the game’s Multiplayer, including maps, modes, weapons and other features.”
We’ll get full details as part of a reveal event on Thursday, September 15, including a first look at the future of Warzone:
Clear your calendars for September 15th #CODNEXT – an era-defining, live-action franchise event.
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– Call of Duty (@CallofDuty) August 7, 2022
Call Of Duty open betas in the past have included multiple maps, a mode or two, and seven weapon loadout options to try out.
What they have confirmed is that one map – Grand Prix – is playable. Here’s a sneak peek:
We understand that with our consent @infinityward announced that they have developed a Grand Prix map as part of #MWII Beta. This is correct and the map will be playable for the 2022 Beta. We will play in the Grand Prix #MWII this year. pic.twitter.com/8kbaSEkChU
– Call of Duty (@CallofDuty) August 7, 2022
A leak An event was organized for the NFL team LA Rams, meanwhile, gave us a look at the multiplayer lobby and a small snippet of gameplay. Nothing more, but this proves that the beta, or at least a slice of multiplayer, is ready to go:
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First look at the multiplayer lobby #ModernWarfare2 It was posted on Instagram by NFL player Cameron Dicker and quickly deleted.
Looks like the LA Rams game is starting to play now! pic.twitter.com/bcZzcWp0Du
— ModernWarzone (@ModernWarzone) August 3, 2022
Here’s everything we know about the upcoming Modern Warfare 2 beta so far. Be sure to tune into the Call of Duty league stream for a chance to get a code this weekend. More details about the beta are likely to be released soon as well – so stay tuned for updates.
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