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Battlefield 2042 Open Beta Kicks off Next Week

Abhimannu Das
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Battlefield 2042's open beta will be available next month and shall include the Conquest game mode in the new Orbital map.
Players who pre-ordered the game will get access on 6th October while the open beta kicks off on 8th October.
Preload for the upcoming betas will begin starting 5th October.

While Battlefield 2042 got delayed to 19th November 2021, the beta periods have remained the same. With the worldwide launch approaching closer, players will be able to get their hands on a test version of the game very soon and try out the multiplayer modes ahead of the game’s launch. The first beta will be available next week from 6th October for players with beta access, through pre-orders, while an open beta will be available starting 8th October. Preload for the upcoming betas will begin starting 5th October. Here is everything you need to know about the upcoming Battlefield 2042 beta which will be available on PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X/S and PC.

Battlefield 2042 Beta Schedule

The upcoming Battlefield 2042 beta will include the much-anticipated Conquest mode on the new Orbital map. Conquest mode will feature 128 players per lobby. This time around the mode will require players to capture flags instead of control points.

Battlefield 2042 Beta

There are two betas which will be available next month. The first beta will be exclusive to players who pre-ordered the game and or have an EA Play subscription. Players who did not pre-order the game will have to wait until the second beta to try out the game. Open beta progress will not carry over from the beta to the launch version of the game.

Early Access Beta: 6th to 7th October (For players with pre-orders or EA Play subscriptions)

Open Beta: 8th to 9th October (Available to all players)

Pre-load for the beta will begin on 5th October, 2021. Access will be available at 7:00 UTC on the listed dates for all regions.

Battlefield 2042 System Requirements

MINIMUM PC REQUIREMENTS:

  • OS: 64-bit Windows 10

  • Processor (AMD): AMD Ryzen 5 3600

  • Processor (Intel): Core i5 6600K

  • Memory: 8GB

  • Video Memory: 4GB

  • Graphics card (NVIDIA): Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050 Ti

  • Graphics card (AMD): AMD Radeon RX 560

  • DirectX: 12

  • Online Connection Requirements: 512 KBPS or faster Internet connection

  • Hard-drive space: 100GB

RECOMMENDED PC REQUIREMENTS:

  • OS: 64-bit Windows 10

  • Processor (AMD): AMD Ryzen 7 2700X

  • Processor (Intel): Intel Core i7 4790

  • Memory: 16GB

  • Video Memory: 8GB

  • Graphics card (NVIDIA): Nvidia GeForce RTX 3060

  • Graphics card (AMD): AMD Radeon RX 6600 XT

  • DirectX: 12

  • Online Connection Requirements: 512 KBPS or faster Internet connection

  • Hard-drive space: 100GB SSD

Battlefield 2042 Release Date

Battlefield 2042 will launch on 19th November, 2021. In addition to Conquest, the game will also include Battlefield Portal, in which players will be able to host servers. These player hosted servers can run custom games or use preset modes, like Conquest, Team Deathmatch, Rush, and other popular modes. These servers are created when you make a match and then shut down once the server is empty.

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Abhimannu is a part of the content team at AFK Gaming and a lifelong obsessive gamer. He currently covers esports titles like VALORANT, CS: GO, Call of Duty, Fortnite, PUBG and more.