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Black Ops Cold War open beta to start 8 October

But only on PlayStation 4, with Xbox One and PC players having to wait until the following weekend.
Black Ops Cold War open beta to start 8 October

We got our first full and proper look at Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War today, with a presentation that showcased the new campaign, changes to multiplayer, and of course, the "evolution" of the battle royale mode - Warzone.

Now that fans have had a look, its all about getting their hands on the game, and those that simply can't wait now know when they will first be able to, with Activision announcing the dates when players will be able to get access to the open beta.

Call of Duty black ops Cold war open beta access
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Some players will be left disappointed, as Activision as given PlayStation players early access to the beta, giving them a shot at the latest title a full weekend before Xbox and PC players will get their hands on it.

Fans will be able to get access to the open beta by pre-ordering any edition of the game digitally on their chosen platform.

Call of Duty Black Ops Cold War open beta schedule

Weekend 1 —  PlayStation 4 Exclusive Early

  • Access Begins: October 8
  • Open Beta Begins: October 10
  • Weekend 1 Ends: October 12

Weekend 2 — Beta on PS4, Xbox One, and PC 

  • Early Access for Xbox & PC (PS4 Open Beta) Begins: October 15
  • Open Beta Begins: October 17
  • Open Beta Ends: October 19

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