PlayStation Users Score an Early Win Over Xbox for the Battlefield 2042 Open Beta

Published 09/29/2021, 10:36 AM EDT


EA’s prized FPS franchise is making a return with Battlefield 2042. The title was originally aimed for a release in October but was, later on, pushed to November 19, 2021. The American gaming studio recently shed light on the open beta testing that is going to take place in October. The studio is aiming to iron out all the issues within the game and use the community’s feedback to better the game before the ultimate release.

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Developers recently answered a range of important questions concerning beta testing and so on. The new beta tests will take place in the first week of October and they will be available on both Xbox Series X/S and PlayStation. Xbox users will have to purchase a live subscription to partake in the beta tests. Meanwhile, PlayStation users can enter the open beta without a PS Plus subscription.

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Battlefield 2042 open beta will start on October 6

Gamers will finally get a chance to step into the world of Battlefield. EA recently updated a brand new FAQ section that contained answers to all the important questions. The new title is stepping into its open-beta whose early access will be available from October 6 and go on till October 7. Regular entry will begin on October 8.

Fans will get the chance to play prominent game mode, Conquest on the latest map Orbital. This game mode will showcase Battlefield in all its glory as teams with a massive number of players go head to head against each other. The open beta test servers will stay up for two days, and console users will have to follow EA’s instructions to take part in the early access.

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“The Battlefield 2042 Open Beta is available to play on PC (via Origin, EA app, Steam, and Epic) and console (PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5, Xbox One, and Xbox Series X|S). Please note, PlayStation Plus is not needed to participate in the Open Beta, however, if you’re playing on Xbox you will need to be an Xbox Live Gold subscriber.”

 

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This is surely a big win for PS users, as they won’t have to shell out extra bucks to experience Battlefield prior to its release. Moreover, EA play members and gamers who have pre-ordered the title will get the chance to take part as well.

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Ayank Chourasia

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Ayank Chourasia is a senior writer for eSports at EssentiallySports and has been professionally writing since 2016 and has worked across many fields. He regularly keeps tabs on a wide range of professional esports like Dota 2, Valorant, CS and fighting games. He has been an ardent gamer since his childhood, and became a defender of the ancients in Dota 2 during his college days.

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