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EA and DICE have announced that Battlefield 2042’s Open Beta will begin next week. The beta will officially start on October 8 and run until October 9, but Battlefield fans who pre-ordered the game or are current EA Play members can access the Open Beta two days earlier on October 6. Battlefield 2042’s Open Beta will include two modes: Conquest, based on the series’ iconic sandbox mode, and Orbital, a “race against time and hostile conditions as you fight around the site of an imminent rocket launch.” Pre-load starts October 5.

From DICE:

Join the fight on Orbital with a diverse selection of Specialists, cutting-edge weaponry, and vehicles to choose from. Open Beta between October 6-9, 2021. Early access is available on October 6-7, 2021 for all players who pre-order the game or are current EA Play members.

PC Requirements

Minimum PC Requirements:

  • OS: 64-bit Windows 10
  • Processor (AMD): AMD Ryzen 5 3600
  • Processor (Intel): Core i5 6600K
  • Memory: 8GB
  • Video Memory: 4GB
  • Graphics card (NVIDIA): Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050 Ti
  • Graphics card (AMD): AMD Radeon RX 560
  • DirectX: 12
  • Online Connection Requirements: 512 KBPS or faster Internet connection
  • Hard-drive space: 100GB

Recommended PC Requirements:

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

A FAQ containing answers to questions that Battlefield fans might have regarding the Open Beta can be found here. Battlefield 2042 will launch worldwide on for Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, and PC via Origin, Steam, and the Epic Games Store on October 22.

Source: Battlefield 2042

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