Call of Duty: Modern Warfare fans, it’s almost time! If you pre-ordered the game and you play on the PS4, you’ll be able to partake in the Modern Warfare beta this weekend! Activision has not only released a new beta trailer today, but it also announced the Modern Warfare beta preload time as well.
Modern Warfare beta preload time and schedule:
Modern Warfare beta preload beings September 10, Tuesday at 10-11 a.m. PDT.
Note that players will be able to preload the beta prior to September 12, Thursday (PS4 only), and September 19, Thursday for Xbox One and PC.
Modern Warfare beta weekend duration:
There are two weekends of Modern Warfare Beta content, each “weekend” lasts a total of around five days; scheduled to begin each Thursday morning at 10AM (PDT) and ending on Monday morning PDT (with exact content conclusion timing still to be decided).
Modern Warfare beta schedule (complete):
Weekend 1: PlayStation®4 Exclusive Beta
The first Beta Test Weekend is exclusively for PlayStation 4 owners, running from Thursday, September 12 to the morning of Monday, September 16.
Weekend 1: Early Access
The first two days of the weekend – Thursday, September 12, and Friday, September 13, – are available for early access to players who have pre-ordered the Modern Warfare on PlayStation 4. Check your local retailer or online here for pre-order information.
Weekend 1: Open
The rest of the Beta period, from Saturday, September 14, to the morning of Monday, September 16, is free to all PlayStation 4 owners. If you’ve got a PlayStation 4 and an internet connection, you should be good to go, though PlayStation®Plus may be a requirement in some territories.
Weekend 2: PlayStation 4, Xbox One, & PC Beta (Crossplay)
The second Beta Test Weekend is for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC owners, starting from Thursday, September 19, and running to the morning of Monday, September 23.
PlayStation 4 owners: If you’re a PlayStation 4 owner, regardless of whether or not you pre-ordered the game, you can resume and continue to play the Open Beta free for the entire Weekend 2 period (both the Early Access and Open periods).
Weekend 2: Early Access
The first two days of the weekend – Thursday, September 19, and Friday, September 20, – are free to all PlayStation 4 owners and do not require a pre-order. In addition, anyone who has pre-ordered the game on Xbox One, or on PC via Blizzard Battle.net also can play starting Thursday, September 19. If you’re an Xbox One or PC owner and want to play Weekend 2 of the Beta for the longest possible time, be sure to pre-order. Check your local retailer or online here for pre-order information.
Weekend 2: Open
The rest of the Open Beta period, running from Saturday, September 21, to the morning of Monday, September 23, is accessible to all players on PlayStation, Xbox One, or PC, regardless of pre-ordered status. If you’ve got an Xbox One, Xbox Live Gold is required to play. If you have a PC, a Battle.net account is required to play. Other than these prerequisites and an internet connection, you should have everything you need to play. And reminder, the Weekend 2 of the Beta Test will include crossplay.
Lastly, Infinity Ward says that players can expect an ever-changing series of maps, playlists and other content drops throughout the beta test weekends, with a few “surprises” and a “great deal of content” set to be rolled out.
Stay tuned for a Modern Warfare beta key giveaway here on MP1st this week!