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Xbox Game Pass Ultimate Members with EA Play Can Join the Battlefield 2042 Open Beta Starting Today

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Today, Xbox Game Pass Ultimate members with EA Play and those who have pre-ordered on the Xbox Store can get their first chance to experience the next generation of all-out warfare with Battlefield 2042, the latest entry in the acclaimed series that features massive open world battles, epic vehicular warfare, tons of class customization, and more to deliver one of the best multiplayer gaming experiences available across Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, and Windows PC.

Early access to the open beta for pre-orders and Xbox Game Pass Ultimate members with EA Play kicks off today, October 6, followed by general access to all players on October 8, then concluding on October 10. You can find and install the open beta version of Battlefield 2042 here on the Xbox Store.

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Xbox Game Pass Ultimate members on Windows PC can launch Battlefield 2042 open beta early access from the Game Hub on the EA app. To launch the open beta, go to the Battlefield 2042 Game Hub and click on “Download.” Once the download is complete you just click “play” to launch the beta. Note: The Battlefield 2042 open beta will not appear on the Xbox app. For more information, check out the official Battlefield 2042 FAQ.

Your open beta experience will feature Conquest Mode, which is the quintessential large-scale Battlefield game mode where up to 128 players (64 players on Xbox One) can fight for control of key objectives across the map, known as Sectors. Expect a variety of pacing across this massive map, with moments comprised of exhilarating gameplay when groups of players collide or skillful one on one action as you battle it out defending a control point — there’s going to be plenty of action to go around.

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The map featured during the open beta will be Orbital, where a massive rocket will cast a shadow over the chaos on the ground. Yes, it can take off. And yes, it can be destroyed. The map is also an ideal candidate to showcase classic Battlefield-esc clashes you’ve grown to love featuring a healthy dose of vehicles, air, and infantry fighting over key objectives throughout the area. Oh, and watch out for the massive tornado that can appear at random times just to keep things interesting.

Also featured in this open beta will be the chance to play as four unique specialists: Casper (Recon), Mackay (Assault), Falck (Support), and Boris (Engineer). Each class brings a different dynamic in how you play in Battlefield 2042 and finding a specialist that suits you is part of the fun. Get full details on each of the Specialists here, their strengths, and how best to deploy them to the battlefield.

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For some additional tips and tricks to help you get started, be sure to visit Battlefield 2042’s official Tips & Tricks site that covers a variety of topics, from how to capture sectors, how to heal and revive players, how Conquest works, and more. Visit it here.

So, what are you waiting for? Get moving, soldier! Go play the Battlefield 2042 open beta today for a limited time.

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Battlefield™ 2042 Open Beta Xbox Series X|S

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Adapt and overcome in the near-future, all-out war of Battlefield™ 2042. Join the fight on Orbital with a diverse selection of Specialists, cutting-edge weaponry, and vehicles to choose from. Open Beta between October 8-9, 2021. Early access is available on October 6-7, 2021, 07:00 UTC, for all players who pre-order the game or are current EA Play members. Preload is available on October 5, 2021, 07:00 UTC. REQUIRES PERSISTENT INTERNET CONNECTION, EA ACCOUNT, ACCEPTANCE OF (I) PRE-RELEASE FEEDBACK AGREEMENT (OPEN), (II) PRIVACY & COOKIE POLICY, AND AN XBOX LIVE GOLD SUBSCRIPTION (SOLD SEPARATELY). MUST BE 18+. GAMEPLAY PROGRESS, CHARACTERS, CHARACTER DATA AND/OR ANY OTHER VALUE OR STATUS INDICATORS ACHIEVED IN THE Battlefield™ 2042 OPEN BETA WILL NOT TRANSFER TO THE MAIN GAME. Battlefield™ 2042 OPEN BETA IS PRE-RELEASE SOFTWARE, MAY CONTAIN ERRORS/DEFECTS AND IS PROVIDED "AS IS" WITHOUT ANY EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTY.

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Battlefield™ 2042 Open Beta Xbox One

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Adapt and overcome in the near-future, all-out war of Battlefield™ 2042. Join the fight on Orbital with a diverse selection of Specialists, cutting-edge weaponry, and vehicles to choose from. Open Beta between October 8-9, 2021. Early access is available on October 6-7, 2021, 07:00 UTC, for all players who pre-order the game or are current EA Play members. Preload is available on October 5, 2021, 07:00 UTC. REQUIRES PERSISTENT INTERNET CONNECTION, EA ACCOUNT, ACCEPTANCE OF (I) PRE-RELEASE FEEDBACK AGREEMENT (OPEN), (II) PRIVACY & COOKIE POLICY, AND AN XBOX LIVE GOLD SUBSCRIPTION (SOLD SEPARATELY). MUST BE 18+. GAMEPLAY PROGRESS, CHARACTERS, CHARACTER DATA AND/OR ANY OTHER VALUE OR STATUS INDICATORS ACHIEVED IN THE Battlefield™ 2042 OPEN BETA WILL NOT TRANSFER TO THE MAIN GAME. Battlefield™ 2042 OPEN BETA IS PRE-RELEASE SOFTWARE, MAY CONTAIN ERRORS/DEFECTS AND IS PROVIDED "AS IS" WITHOUT ANY EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTY.

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