Pre-Loading, Download Size, and Regional Download Links
The Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War Alpha is set to have a download size of approximately 25 GB.
Pre-loading is planned to begin on September 17th at 8 a.m. PDT ahead of the Alpha’s scheduled launch on September 18th at 10 a.m. PDT.
Download the free Alpha at the links below for your respective region:
Download Free Alpha: Americas
Download Free Alpha: Europe, Middle East, Australia, or New Zealand. Note that due to the game's rating, PS Plus is required to download in Germany.
Download Free Alpha: Japan
Download Free Alpha: Asia
Accessing the Alpha + An Exclusive Reward for Participation
Those who own Call of Duty: Modern Warfare® or have Warzone™ installed can access the Black Ops Cold War Alpha through the main menu.
Within the Modern Warfare or Warzone menus, selecting the Alpha menu blade either brings you straight to the Alpha to jump in and play if you’ve already downloaded, or redirects you to its download page on the PS Store.
You can also exit the Black Ops Cold War Alpha and go straight into Warzone through a menu blade within the Alpha.
All participants will receive an exclusive Calling Card, accessible across Modern Warfare, Warzone, and Black Ops Cold War upon its release, just for participating in the Alpha.
Here’s what players can expect in the Alpha, including an all-new Multiplayer mode for the franchise: