Battlefield 2042 is delayed till November, however its beta remains to be prepared for the close to future. The beta will run from Oct. 6-9, Electronic Arts and developer DICE announced on Tuesday.

The open beta will embody Battlefield’s signature Conquest mode, however with a slight twist: Two groups will compete to regulate a number of flags in sure areas, quite than bigger particular person management factors. The beta will function the game’s Orbital map, which takes the struggle to an energetic rocket launch web site. During the beta, gamers can select to play as one among 4 totally different specialists, who every kind of symbolize a conventional Battlefield class and have their very own skills.

Battlefield 2042 gamers who’ve pre-ordered the game will get entry to the beta beginning on Oct. 6 for an unique two-day early entry interval. The beta will open up for all gamers beginning on Oct. 8. The beta might be out there on PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Windows PC, Xbox One, and Xbox Series X. PlayStation Plus isn’t required to take part within the open beta, however when you plan to play on Xbox, you’ll need an energetic Xbox Live Gold subscription.

DICE and EA additionally introduced the PC system necessities for the beta, which you could find beneath:

Minimum PC necessities

  • OS: 64-bit Windows 10
  • Processor (AMD): AMD Ryzen 5 3600
  • Processor (Intel): Core i5-6600K
  • Memory: 8 GB
  • Video Memory: 4 GB
  • Graphics card (NVIDIA): Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050 Ti
  • (*6*)
    Graphics card (AMD): AMD Radeon RX 560

  • DirectX: 12
  • Online Connection Requirements: 512 kbps or quicker Internet connection
  • Hard-drive area: 100 GB

Recommended PC necessities

  • OS: 64-bit Windows 10
  • Processor (AMD): AMD Ryzen 7 2700X
  • Processor (Intel): Intel Core i7-4790
  • Memory: 16 GB
  • Video Memory: 8 GB
  • Graphics card (NVIDIA): Nvidia GeForce RTX 3060
  • Graphics card (AMD): AMD Radeon RX 6600 XT
  • DirectX: 12
  • Online Connection Requirements: 512 kbps or quicker Internet connection
  • Hard-drive area: 100 GB SSD