Battlefield 2042 beta preloads have begun, meaning that players can jump into the action as soon as the beta launches.
Battlefield fans have waited a long time for this. After months of silence, the Battlefield 2042 beta is finally upon us. Originally announced to launch in September, the beta is coming to us a little later than we hoped. However, with the game’s delay to November 19th, it is understandable at least.
And now after all this waiting, Battlefield 2042 beta preloads have went live. I’d imagine many eager Battlefield fans will be downloading at this moment to prepare for our first hands-on with the game.
LOCK AND LOAD
The Battlefield 2042 beta was officially unveiled last week. It will feature 128 player matches for PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S and PC. The beta will only feature the mode Conquest and the map Orbital.
The beta will launch tomorrow (6th) for early access. This includes people that pre-ordered the game and any subscribers to EA Play. Xbox Game Pass subscribers will also come under that EA Play banner, since the service is included in Game Pass. Early access will run until the 7th, before the open beta launches on the 8th. For UK players, all beta dates should kick off at 9AM. Battlefield 2042 beta preloads will come in at around 19GB across all platforms.
The beta will not carry over progress into the full game when it launches. However, it gives players their first chance to check out the rocket-launching Orbital map, which was recently recreated in LEGO. The Battlefield 2042 beta will also feature EA’s new approach to cracking down on toxic communities.
I’m absolutely buzzing to jump into the beta. Make sure you get your Battlefield 2042 beta preloads started now so you can get into the action as soon as possible.
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