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Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 Open Beta Dates and Other Details

Abhimannu Das
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Highlights
The first round of betas kick off later this week from 16th to 17th September for Playstation gamers.
Once the first round of PlayStation betas end, the early access and open beta access period will start for all platforms later this month.
The all-platform beta will be available for PC, PlayStation and Xbox from 24th to 26th September.

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 open beta is set to release soon and if you want to check out the brand new multiplayer game modes, here is everything you need to know. There are two open beta periods that have been announced and even if you miss the first one, you will still be able to play the second beta. If you are a PlayStation owner you are in luck as players on the platform will get access for a longer duration.

Modern Warfare 2 Open Beta Release Date

PlayStation gamers will get access to the open beta starting 16th September and the beta will end on 17th September for anyone who preordered the game and has the Early Access perk. Even if you have not pre-ordered the game you will get access to the game on PlayStation during the 18th September beta which will last until 20th September. If you are not on PlayStation, the beta will open up from 22nd to 23rd September for anyone who has pre-ordered the game.

Finally, an open beta that will be accessible by everyone will be available from 24th to 26th September.

How to Play the Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 Beta?

You do not need to sign up for the beta if you want to check it out. All you need to do is open Battle.net, Steam, PlayStation Store and Xbox Store. You have the option of pre-ordering the game if you want to get into the Early Access beta.

System Requirements

You need to own a PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One or Xbox Series X/S console, or a PC to play the game. For PC, here are the system requirements:

Minimum Requirements:

  • OS: Windows 10 64-Bit (latest update)

  • CPU: Intel Core i3-4340 or AMD FX-6300

  • RAM: 8 GB RAM

  • STORAGE SPAGE (at launch): 36 GB (Multiplayer and Zombies only), 177 GB all game modes

  • HIGH-REZ ASSET CACHE: Up to 32 GB

  • VIDEO CARD: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960 or AMD Radeon RX 470

  • VIDEO MEMORY: 2 GB

  • GRAPHIC DRIVER: NVIDIA 472.12 or AMC 21.9.1

Recommended Requirements (High Settings)

  • OS: Windows 10 64-Bit (latest update) or Windows 11 64-Bit (latest update)

  • CPU: Intel Core i5-2500K or AMD Ryzen 5 1600X

  • RAM: 12 GB RAM

  • STORAGE SPAGE: 177 GB

  • HIGH-REZ ASSET CACHE: Up to 32 GB

  • VIDEO CARD: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 or AMD Radeon RX 580

  • VIDEO MEMORY: 4 GB

  • GRAPHIC DRIVER: NVIDIA 472.12 or AMC 21.9.1

If you miss out on the beta, you can check out Modern Warfare 2 when it releases on 28th October 2022 across all platforms.


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Abhimannu is a PC esports writer at AFK Gaming. With over seven years of experience in esports journalism, he has worked on a myriad of games and their ecosystems including Valorant, Overwatch and Apex Legends.


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