Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 Multiplayer Beta Named Biggest Ever on PS4

Millions of fans around the world make the Black Ops 3 beta the biggest to-date.

by Scott Lowe on August 28, 2015

Last week, millions of players around the world took part in the Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 multiplayer beta on PlayStation 4, giving fans the a chance to try small slice of the multiplayer experience months ahead of the game’s launch on November 6. Thanks to their incredible passion, the Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 multiplayer beta was the biggest beta on PlayStation 4 to-date, delivering the most downloads, gameplay sessions, and hours of gameplay to-date, according to Activision and PlayStation. From August 19 through August 23, players on PlayStation 4 had a chance to try out Black Ops 3’s new momentum-based, chained movement system, eight available Specialist characters, four multiplayer maps, and the all-new Weapon Paint Shop.

But beyond simply getting Black Ops 3’s new multiplayer features into the hands of our global community of fans, the multiplayer beta provided invaluable feedback and technical data for the team at Treyarch as they continue to push toward the game’s November 6 launch.

“Our goal is to deliver the best Day One experience possible and this beta – along with the input from our passionate community of fans – has helped position us to do just that,” said Mark Lamia, studio head of Treyarch.

To learn more about Call of Duty: Black Ops 3, check out our feature “10 Ways Black Ops 3 Will Change the Way You Play Call of Duty” and by following @Activision, @CallofDuty, and the developers @Treyarch on Twitter.