The highly anticipated sequel to Call of Duty Black Ops is right around the corner. Players dive into the Cold War in the early 1980s, with a single-player campaign where you’ll encounter historical figures and tense situations. Explore areas like East Berlin, Vietnam, Turkey, Soviet KGB headquarters, and more. Additionally, the fan-favorite zombies game mode will also be in the upcoming title. As always, fans will have a chance to test the game out beforehand with a beta. Here’s what we know about the Call of Duty Black Ops Cold War beta release date.
When is the Black Ops Cold War beta release date?
Here is the official Black Ops Cold War beta schedule, broken down by platform:
- October 8-9: PS4 Early Access
- October 10-12: PS4 Open Beta
- October 15-16: PS4, Xbox One, PC Early Access (11 am ET)
- October 17-19: Open Beta on all platforms
Early access is only available to users who pre-ordered the digital edition. Players who purchased digital copies in advance do not get access to the early access. Everyone can pre-load the beta starting on October 13 at 11 am ET. PC users can find the game in their Blizzard launcher under “Partner Games” on the left-hand side.
What will be included in the Call of Duty Black Ops Cold War Beta?
The official details are unknown, but we can speculate based on previous releases. The Black Ops Cold War beta will most likely give players a look at the multiplayer modes for a weekend or two. Players should not expect to play through any missions or zombie modes, but we never know what might be in store for us.
Head over to the official Battle.net store to pre-order Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War for PC today. Pre-ordering guarantees early access to open beta. The full game is expected to release on November 13, 2020.