Ready to live the future of Call of Duty Pre-launch multiplayer combat Modern Warfare II October 28? So get ready for the open beta. The Modern Warfare II The open beta will be free on all platforms, with players who pre-ordered digitally, retail, or received beta codes gaining early access.
Note that beta codes are tied to your Activision account and are platform-agnostic, meaning you can access the beta on whatever hardware you choose.
The Modern Warfare II The beta is split into two playable weekends, and early access is available for those with digital or retail pre-orders:
Time to play: Weekend One: First on PlayStation®(1)
The first beta weekend is available on PlayStation®4 and PlayStation®5, and is scheduled to run from Friday, September 16 at 10:00 a.m. PT at tuesday september 20. This weekend is for PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5 players only. You can access the beta without requiring the PlayStation Plus subscription service.(2,3)
PlayStation Early Access: Those who pre-ordered the game on PlayStation 4 or PlayStation 5, or received a beta code, can start playing the beta at Friday, September 16 at 10 a.m. PT.
PlayStation Open Beta: The rest of the weekend, Sunday, September 18 at 10 a.m. PT at tuesday september 20, is available to all PlayStation players, regardless of pre-order status. PlayStation players can now experience the massive amount of beta content available in Modern Warfare IIand unlock rewards available in-game at launch.
Time to Play: Weekend 2: All Platforms (Crossplay)(1)
The second beta weekend is available on all console and PC platforms, and is expected to run from Thursday, September 22 at 10:00 a.m. PT at monday september 26. Crossplay will be active allowing you to party with friends and the greater community no matter what hardware they are playing on.
PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5: Whether you pre-ordered the game or not, Weekend 2 is a free open beta for all PlayStation 4 and 5 owners.
Xbox and PC Early Access: Those who pre-ordered the game for Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, or pre-purchased for PC via Blizzard Battle.net or Steam, can start playing the beta at Thursday, September 22 at 10:00 a.m. PT. Xbox Live Gold is required for Xbox players and PC players must have a Battle.net or Steam account.
Xbox and PC Open Beta: The rest of the weekend, Saturday, September 24 at 10 a.m. PT at monday september 26, is available to Xbox and PC players regardless of pre-order status. The whole community can now discover the impressive amount of beta content available in Modern Warfare IIunlock rewards available in-game at launch and play together.
Modern Warfare II Beta: what to expect(1)