Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 will be released worldwide on October 12, but eager fans will have a chance to spend some early hands-on time with Multiplayer in August through the Private Multiplayer Beta, and with Blackout through a Private Blackout Beta coming in September.
Read on for more information about the Multiplayer and Blackout Beta dates and how you can play, then head over to Treyarch’s blog for intel about all the content you can experience in the Multiplayer Beta.
When and How to Play the Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 Private Multiplayer Beta* on Console
PlayStation 4 owners will get to play first with an exclusive dedicated weekend that will take place from 10am PT on Friday, August 3 until 10am PT on Monday, August 6.
PlayStation 4 and Xbox One players will be able to experience the Beta during the second weekend, which will take place from 10am PT Friday, August 10 until 10am PT on Monday, August 13.
To gain access to the console Beta, you will need a Private Beta key that will be provided when pre-ordering the game from select retailers. Players that pre-order digitally through the PlayStation® Store or Xbox Store will automatically be registered to participate in the Beta.
PC players will have their own PC Open Beta** which will take place from 10am PT Saturday, August 11 until 10am PT Monday, August 13. All you will need is a Battle.net account to access it, but those who pre-purchase through Battle.net will also get a full extra day – beginning at 10am PT on Friday, August 10 – to play with their friends and fellow community members.
Blackout Beta in September
The Black Ops universe comes to life in this new battle royale experience, and will have its own Beta coming in September, first on PS4, with more details to come as we get closer to the end of summer. For now, just be ready to experience something never-before-seen in Call of Duty history.
So, what are you waiting for? Pre-order now and get access to the console Private Multiplayer Beta or one day early access to the PC Open Multiplayer Beta, and we’ll see you in the pre-game lobby.
Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 is scheduled to be released on October 12, 2018.
*MP Beta starts August 3, 2018 on PS4 system; other platforms to follow. Private Beta pre-order offer does not apply to PC platform version. Actual platform availability and launch date(s) of MP and Blackout Beta subject to change. See www.callofduty.com/beta for more details. Minimum Beta duration is 3 days. Limited time only, while beta codes last, at participating retailers. Internet connection required.
**MP Beta starts August 11, 2018 on PC. Early Access starts August 10, 2018. Actual platform availability and launch date(s) of MP and Blackout Beta subject to change. See www.callofduty.com/beta for more details. Limited time only, while beta codes last, at participating retailers. Internet connection required