Following the game’s reveal, Activision has announced that Call of Duty: Vanguard is getting an Open Beta. The beta kicks off with an Early Access period for PlayStation users starting this weekend.
The PlayStation Early Access beta for Vanguard will be available to players who have pre-ordered the game on PS5 or PS4. Early Access will take place from September 10 at 10AM PT to September 13 at 10AM PT (September 11 at 1AM to September 14 at 1AM in PH time).
Digital preorders will be automatically registered for Early Access. As for players who pre-ordered the physical version, their Early Access code can be found on the retail receipt or sent via e-mail. These codes can be redeemed at callofduty.com/betaredeem while logged into an Activision Account.
This Early Access weekend will include the following:
- Three brand-new Vanguard maps: Hotel Royal, Red Star, and Gavutu.
- Three traditional game modes: Team Deathmatch, Domination, and Kill Confirmed.
- New game mode called Patrol.
- Champion Hill, but with with a new weapon set.
As a bonus for existing CoD players, those who participate in the Beta and reach level 20 will receive a Weapon Blueprint for Call of Duty: Vanguard and Warzone. The Vanguard Weapon Blueprint will be available when game’s launch on November 5 while the Warzone one will coem out when the new main map launches later this year. Plus, Call of Duty: Mobile will receive an Arthur Kingsley Operator, available shortly after the end of the Beta.
As for the Beta on other platforms, there will be an Early Access beta for Xbox, PC, and PlayStation players from September 16 at 10 AM PT to Saturday, September 18 at 10 AM PT (September 17 1AM to September 19 at 1AM in PH time). After this, the full Open Beta will kick off on September 18. More details on the Open Beta will be announced soon.
Call of Duty: Vanguard will release on PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, and PC on November 5, 2021.