The second beta weekend for Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War is about to begin, and you can start preloading right now. Activision has confirmed that pre-downloads for PS4, Xbox One and PC are available now, while the company has also clarified what is in beta and more about what to expect from it. This is the first time players on all platforms will be able to experience it. However, not all of these players get access automatically.
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Pre-downloading is probably a good idea because the file size is relatively large. According to CharlieIntel, the file sizes are as follows: PS4 ̵1; 31 GB / Xbox One – 20.5 GB / PC – 42.2 GB
You can pre-download the beta version of Black Ops Cold War Weekend 2 right now, and no codes are required. It should also be noted that PS4 players who participated in the first beta weekend not need to download client again.
The beta version of Black Ops Cold War Weekend 2 starts at 10:00 Pacific time on Thursday, October 15. All PS4 players can enter the beta at the moment, while Xbox One and PC players must pre-order to start the game.
On October 17, the beta version is open to everyone, regardless of the status of the pre-order, and is valid until October 19. Xbox Live Gold is required on Xbox One, and a Battle.net account is required on your PC.
The new beta version of Black Ops Cold War has cross-platform support across all platforms. Players may try to “choose” multiplayer cards, but the full description has not been announced. There will be a variety of 6v6 modes, as well as brand new 12v12 combo weapons and Fireteam: Dirty Bomb modes for 40 players.
There will also be a progression system so players can see what it’s like to unlock new weapons, gear, create slots and Scorestreaks. However, it is expected that, as in previous beta versions of Call of Duty, all progress will be destroyed before the official release.
Activision also said that players should expect “frequent updates and a few surprises” for the beta, so keep checking for the latest versions.
Everyone who reaches level 10 in the beta will receive a special Mutual Animosity SMG weapon plan, which can be unlocked when Black Ops Cold War launches in November.
Black Ops Cold War is officially released on November 13 for PS4, Xbox One and PC, as well as PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X.
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