Battlefield 2042 Beta Release Date

What is the Battlefield 2042 Beta release date?

Electronic Arts has announced the Battlefield 2042 Open Beta will be held between October 6-9, 2021 on PC, PS5, PS4, Xbox One, and Xbox Series X. Early access is available on October 6-7, 2021 for all players who pre-order the game or are current EA Play members. Pre-loading the beta download starts October 5, 2021 at 06:00 UTC on PC and 07:00 UTC on consoles.

Be among the first to experience the next generation of all-out warfare in the Battlefield 2042 Open Beta. Beta players will be able to join the fight on the Orbital map only, with a diverse selection of Specialists, cutting-edge weaponry, and vehicles to choose from.

Watch the Battlefield 2042 Beta trailer:

What’s in the Battlefield 2042 Beta?:

  • MODE: CONQUEST — Battlefield’s massive, iconic sandbox mode returns – the action now centers around sectors consisting of several flags instead of individual control points.
  • MAP: ORBITAL — It’s a race against time and hostile conditions as you fight around the site of an imminent rocket launch.
  • SPECIALISTS — The four Specialists you can try out in the Open Beta are: Webster Mackay, Maria Falck, Pyotr “Boris” Guskovsky, and Wikus “Casper” van Daele.
  • PC REQUIREMENTS — Find out about the minimum and recommended specs for Battlefield 2042 Open Beta players on PC…


  • OS: 64-bit Windows 10
  • Processor (AMD): AMD Ryzen 5 3600
  • Processor (Intel): Core i5 6600K
  • Memory: 8GB
  • Video Memory: 4GB
  • Graphics card (NVIDIA): Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050 Ti
  • Graphics card (AMD): AMD Radeon RX 560
  • DirectX: 12
  • Online Connection Requirements: 512 KBPS or faster Internet connection
  • Hard-drive space: 100GB
  • OS: 64-bit Windows 10
  • Processor (AMD): AMD Ryzen 7 2700X
  • Processor (Intel): Intel Core i7 4790
  • Memory: 16GB
  • Video Memory: 8GB
  • Graphics card (NVIDIA): Nvidia GeForce RTX 3060
  • Graphics card (AMD): AMD Radeon RX 6600 XT
  • DirectX: 12
  • Online Connection Requirements: 512 KBPS or faster Internet connection
  • Hard-drive space: 100GB SSD

Here’s the official party line: “Battlefield 2042 is a first-person shooter that marks the return to the iconic all-out warfare of the franchise. Adapt and overcome in a near-future world transformed by disorder. Squad up and bring a cutting-edge arsenal into dynamically-changing battlegrounds supporting 128 players [on next-gen consoles and PC], unprecedented scale, and epic destruction.”

Are you excited to play Battlefield 2042?