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Gear Up and Get in Early on the Call of Duty®: Black Ops 4 PC Beta

Gear Up and Get in Early on the Call of Duty®: Black Ops 4 PC Beta

The Call of Duty®: Black Ops 4 PC Open Beta is on the horizon, and today’s your chance to gear up to be among the first to experience multiplayer mode in the PC version. If you haven’t already, you can pre-purchase the game right now through the Blizzard Shop.  You can also now preload the game so you can jump into the action as soon as the PC Beta is live on Blizzard Battle.net® - preloading the beta doesn’t require pre-purchase.

Players who pre-purchase Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 for PC get a full day of Early Access to the PC Beta beginning at 10:00 a.m. PT on August 10*. The PC Open Beta, which is available to anyone with a Battle.net account, begins at 10:00 a.m. PT on August 11.

Beta Testing Privileges

All participants in the PC Beta will receive a unique Call of Duty calling card they can display in the game. Players who achieve max rank in the beta will earn a Permanent Unlock Token to apply to any piece of Create-a-Class content when Black Ops 4 comes out.

The beta is also a chance to play side by side with developers of the game and help make Black Ops 4 better. The developers  at Treyarch and Beenox will be jumping in to play matches and interact with players throughout the beta. Once the beta ends, participating players will get a survey that encourages honest and candid feedback.

Maps, Modes and Specs

For the Black Ops 4 multiplayer PC Beta, players will battle over six distinct maps—four already seen at  previous events, plus two new ones, Gridlock and Hacienda. Players will also get to try a mix of new and returning Specialists and new game play mechanics.

The multiplayer PC beta will include favorite modes such as Team Deathmatch, Domination, Hardpoint, and Search & Destroy, alongside the new objective-based game mode, Control. For more information on Black Ops 4 and the content available in the beta head to www.callofduty.com.

Activision, Treyarch and Beenox have released the minimum and recommended specs to play the PC Beta — keep in mind these specs are for the beta only:

Minimum:

OS: Windows 7 64-Bit or later

CPU: Intel Core i5 2500k or AMD equivalent

RAM: 8GB RAM

HDD: 25GB HD space

Video: Nvidia GeForce GTX 660 2 GB / GTX 1050 2GB or AMD Radeon HD 7950

DirectX: Version 11.0 compatible video card or equivalent
Network: Broadband Internet connection

Sound Card: DirectX Compatible

Recommended:

OS: Windows 10 64 Bit

CPU: Intel Core i7 4770k or AMD equivalent

RAM: 12GB RAM

HDD: 25GB HD space

Video: Nvidia GeForce GTX 970 / GTX 1060 6GB or AMD Radeon R9 390 / AMD RX 580

DirectX: Version 11.0 compatible video card or equivalent

Network: Broadband Internet connection

Sound Card: DirectX Compatible

Last Chance to Get in Early

There is still time to pre-purchase digital editions of Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 for PC.  All three digital SKUs — Standard Edition, Digital Deluxe, and Digital Deluxe Enhanced — give you Early Access to the PC multiplayer Beta and come with digital bonus items that include a sweet injection of Call of Duty Points**. Click over to the Blizzard Shop to learn about digital edition upgrades and pre-purchase the game.

Sign Up for Battle.net

New to Blizzard Battle.net? For instructions on signing up, setting up social features, and connecting with your friends, check out our handy Battle.net Guide

Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 for PC is coming exclusively to Blizzard Battle.net® on October 12, 2018.

*MP Beta starts August 11, 2018 on PC. Early Access starts August 10, 2018. Actual platform availability and launch date(s) of MP and Blackout Beta subject to change. See www.callofduty.com/beta for more details. Limited time only, while beta codes last, at participating retailers. Internet connection required. 

** Call of Duty Points (CP) will be accessible in Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 once CP are made available in game. 

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