Knockout City’s console beta this weekend has been opened to everyone; no want to register for a code for entry via Electronic Arts or developer Velan Studios.

The cross-platform beta will get underway on Friday, April 2, and runs till Sunday, April 4, on Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, and Xbox Series X. Players can be part of matches amongst these platforms in addition to Windows PC, through Origin and Steam.

The beta shopper is accessible free via all these platforms’ marketplaces, and obtainable to preload now. The cross-play beta unlocks at 9 a.m. EDT on Friday, April 2. Xbox Live Gold, PlayStation Plus, and Nintendo Switch Online subscriptions are obligatory to take part within the multiplayer beta on the respective consoles.

Knockout City is a multiplayer riff on dodgeball, with loads of first/third-person shooter components — together with tiered rewards and development frequent to the battle royale style. Players can have entry to two playlists on every day. They are:

  • Team KO: Friday, April 2 at 9 a.m. EDT to Sunday, April Four at 9 a.m. EDT.
  • Face-Off: April 2 at 9 a.m. EDT to Saturday, April three at 2 p.m. EDT.
  • Diamond Dash: April three at 2 p.m. EDT to April Four at 9 p.m. EDT.

Players who take part in this beta will obtain two in-game objects — the Beta Blue Booster Glider, and the Beta Brawler Player Icon — once they return to the sport for its May launch. Players who already signed up for this beta earlier than it was opened to most of the people might be in a position to use that gear this weekend.

Knockout City launches May 21 on all platforms obtainable as a part of this weekend’s beta; EA is providing a free trial to all gamers, on all platforms, granting entry to the complete recreation. It’s $19.99 to proceed taking part in after the trial is over. Progression from the free trial (however not the beta) will carry over for many who buy the sport. Knockout City can be a cross-progression recreation, as well as to cross-play, that means that development and merchandise stock is tied to an account that each one variations of the sport shopper can entry.