Battlefield 2042 Open Beta Coming In Septemper 2021

Published 07/23/2021, 12:47 PM EDT

EA and Dice finally confirmed that Battlefield 2042 will have an open beta test one month before the ultimate release of the original game. In this open beta test, at least two maps with multiple weapons and vehicles are expected. However, there is no official open beta test release date yet, EA has just confirmed that it will release in September 2021. Players can also get early access to Battlefield 2042 by pre-ordering any edition of the game. It doesn’t really matter which edition you buy but to play the entire game before October it is better to purchase one of the expensive packages they have.


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Unless you are extremely excited and devoted to playing the game, it is recommended to wait a bit for the beta before spending any fortune. Battlefield 2042 beta will be free of cost so players can check if the game is worth the hype or not. In EA Play Live 2021, Battlefield 2042 was announced along with its details. The game will feature 128 players on PlayStation 5, Xbox Series S, Xbox Series X, and PC. However, on Xbox One and Playstation 4, there will be 64 players in the lobby.


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Pre-order bonus and features of each edition in Battlefield 2042

Standard Edition

First, we’ll talk about the Standard Edition. It is going to cost $59.99 for PS4 and Xbox One and for PC, PS5, and Xbox X and S the cost is $69.99. EA Play subscribers will get an additional 10% off on all the editions.

Features of the Standard Edition

  • Early access
  • ”Mr. Chompy” Epic Weapon
  • Baku ACB-90 melee knife
  • ”Landfall” card
  • ”Old Guard” Tag

Gold Edition

For Gold Edition, the price is $89.99

Features of the Gold Edition

  • Early access to pre-order as well as original game launch
  • Ultimate bundle
  • year 1 pass
  • All Standard Edition bonuses

Ultimate Edition


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The cost of Ultimate Edition is $109.99

Features of Ultimate Edition

  • Artbook (official)
  • Soundtrack (official)
  • Battle passes (four)
  • Epic skin bundles (three)


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Ripple Effect Studios also revealed a brand new mode for Battlefield 2042. The mode is named Portal. Battlefield 2042 Portal includes various classic maps, multiple cool weapons, vehicles, gadgets, armies, and soldiers. The original Battlefield 2042 will release on October 22, 2021, for PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, PC, Xbox Series One, Xbox Series X, and Xbox Series S.


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Vitasta Singh is an eSports writer at EssentiallySports. She is currently pursuing her graduation in English Literature and Psychology. Before joining EssentiallySports she used to write articles for Silver Mantle Solutions on various niches such as games, fitness, business, entertainment, and fashion.