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How to play Call of Duty: Vanguard Alpha on Playstation Upon Release

Abhimannu Das
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Call of Duty: Vanguard is reportedly getting a PlayStation-exclusive Alpha later this month.
The alpha will be available next weekend from 27 August to 29 August according to leaker Modern Warzone.
A beta for all platforms will be available next month with an early access option for players pre-ordering the game.

Twitter Account PlayStation Game Size recently discovered a “Call of Duty: Vanguard Champion Hill Alpha” listing on Sony’s PlayStation Store. It was leaked that a PlayStation-exclusive alpha will be available from 27 to 29 August. The leaked store listing suggests that the alpha will be available for PlayStation 5 and PlayStation 4 users only and an open beta for all platforms is expected to be available on a later date. Here is everything you need to know about the upcoming Call of Duty: Vanguard Alpha and be among the first globally to get your hands on the game.

What Will be Available in the Call of Duty: Vanguard: Alpha

According to the listing’s name it is possible that only the Champion Hill mode will be available as part of the alpha. The new game mode will allow teams of two to compete against each other in closed-quarter maps. Activision revealed that the Champion Hill mode will feature eight teams of two.

How to Download Call of Duty: Vanguard Alpha

Prior to the alpha release of Call of Duty: Vanguard, players should be able to pre-download the game files from the PlayStation Store. Here is how you can download the game:

  1. Head to the Store app on your PS4/PS5

  2. Search for “Call of Duty: Vanguard Alpha”

  3. Click on the appropriate store listing should mention “Alpha”

  4. Download the game

Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War did not require a PlayStation Plus subscription to access the alpha, so it is possible that the Vanguard Alpha will not require it either.

When is the Call of Duty: Vanguard Alpha Coming?

The upcoming Alpha will be available from 27 to 29 August for PS4 and PS5 according to leaks.

When will Call of Duty: Vanguard’s beta be available for other platforms?

While the official dates are yet to be announced, here are the dates that were leaked, some of which have been officially confirmed:

  • PlayStation Alpha: 27 to 29 August

  • PlayStation Beta: 10 to 21 September

  • All platforms beta: 16 to 20 September

  • Official Release Date: 5 November

  • Season 1 Release Date: 23 November

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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.