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Get Ready for the Call of Duty®: Modern Warfare® Beta Test

Get Ready for the Call of Duty®: Modern Warfare® Beta Test

The Call of Duty®: Modern Warfare® PC beta test rolls out at 10 a.m. PT Thursday, September 19, for retail and Battle.net® pre-purchasers and 6 p.m. Friday, September 20, for everyone else on PC, and runs through 10:00 a.m. PT Monday, September 23. Read on to learn more about the beta and get yourself ready for go-time.

PRE-PURCHASE MODERN WARFARE

First things first: if you've pre-purchased Call of Duty: Modern Warfare online via the Battle.net Shop or preordered at retail, you can log in to the Battle.net desktop app now and preload the game client so you'll be ready to go when the PC beta test goes live. Those who preordered the game at retail will also need to redeem their beta code on Battle.net to unlock access for Thursday—instructions for locating and redeeming your beta code are available in the Modern Warfare Beta Test blog.

For everyone else who'd like to play during the PC open beta test, you can also preload the game client now via the Battle.net desktop app and be ready to play starting at 6 p.m. PT this Friday.

Opt In for Crossplay

The Call of Duty: Modern Warfare beta test gives everyone the chance to try out the game's Crossplay functionality—available for the first time in a Call of Duty game—offering you the ability to play with others and create Friends lists and Parties across platforms.

To enable Crossplay, you'll need a COD Account and you'll need to opt in in the game—see the Modern Warfare Crossplay blog for instructions and further details.

Modern Warfare PC Settings and Beta Specs

Modern Warfare also offers more customization options for PC players than ever before in a Call of Duty game, allowing players to tailor their experience to their individual playstyle. This includes a variety of graphics and audio settings as well as expansive control, accessibility, and interface options.

Check out the detailed PC Settings blog to learn more about all the ways you can fine-tune your game loadout in the PC version of Modern Warfare.

Below are the minimum and recommended specs to play the Modern Warfare beta (keep in mind that these specs are for the beta only):

Minimum:

  • Requires DirectX 12-compatible system
  • OS: Windows 7 64-Bit (SP1) or Windows 10 64-Bit (1709 or later)
  • CPU: Intel Core i5 2500k or AMD equivalent
  • Video: Nvidia GeForce GTX 670 2GB / GTX 1050 2GB or AMD Radeon HD 7950
  • RAM: 8GB RAM
  • HDD: 45GB HD space
  • Network: Broadband internet connection
  • Sound Card: DirectX-compatible

Recommended:

  • Requires DirectX 12-compatible system
  • OS: Windows 10 64-Bit (latest Service Pack)
  • CPU: Intel Core i7 4770k or AMD equivalent
  • Video: Nvidia GeForce GTX 970 4GB / GTX 1060 6GB or AMD Radeon R9 390 / AMD RX 580
  • RAM: 16GB RAM
  • HDD: 45GB HD space
  • Network: Broadband internet connection
  • Sound Card: DirectX-compatible

To learn more about the game and all of the content in the open beta test, explore the Beta Boot Camp on the Call of Duty blog site.

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare for PC launches exclusively on Battle.net on October 25, 2019.

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