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How to Play the Black Ops Cold War Multiplayer Beta

Ready up for the Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War Multiplayer Beta, available on all platforms!

The Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War Multiplayer Beta is here! Divided into two separate, content-packed weekends, here's how you can get in on the action and experience the latest title from Treyarch.

The journey from the Multiplayer Alpha to Beta has introduced significant changes that many players should be excited for. Be sure to check out the Alpha to Beta Patch Notes for a full breakdown of what Treyarch has improved in the last few weeks.

Alpha to Beta Patch Notes for Black Ops Cold War
Weekend 1 of the Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War Beta is approaching, here’s the changes from the Alpha!
Black Ops Cold War Multiplayer Alpha to Beta Patch Notes

Redeem Your Beta Code

Congratulations! If you've won a Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War Multiplayer Beta code, you can enter it on the Activision website. You will be contacted by email with a download code for your PlayStation 4, Xbox One, or PC prior to the beginning of the Beta.

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Weekend 1 - PlayStation 4

  • Start: Thursday, October 8th at 10AM PT
  • End: Monday, october 12th at 10AM PT

Weekend 1 of the Multiplayer Beta is exclusively available to PlayStation 4 players. The official start time is set for 10AM Pacific Time, though it's likely that the servers will go live slightly ahead of time to allow for less stress on the servers.

Open Beta

  • Start: Saturday, October 10th at 10AM PT

While still exclusive to PlayStation 4, the Multiplayer Beta will open to all players on the platform on Saturday. Until then, players will be required to Pre-Order Black Ops Cold War to gain access to the Closed Beta period.

Content

With nearly each day of the Multiplayer Beta, Treyarch plans to release new content for players to experience.

Thursday, October 8th

  • Level Cap: Rank 16
  • Maps: Miami, Satellite, Crossroads, Moscow, Armada, and Cartel
  • Modes: Team Deathmatch, Kill Confirmed, Domination, Combined Arms Domination

Friday, October 9th

  • New Level Cap: Rank 25
  • New Mode: VIP Escort

Saturday, October 10th to Monday, October 12th

  • New Level Cap: Rank 25
  • New Mode: Combined Arms Assault
Black Ops Cold War Multiplayer Beta - Weekend 1 Content Schedule

Weekend 2 - All Platforms

  • Start: Thursday, October 15th at 10AM PT
  • End: Monday, October 19th at 10AM PT

Weekend 2 opens the Multiplayer Beta up to all platforms - PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC. The official start time is set for 10AM Pacific Time, though it's likely that the servers will go live slightly ahead of time to allow for less stress on the servers.

Open Beta

  • Start: Saturday, October 17th at 10AM PT

Now available on all platforms, the Multiplayer Beta will open to all players on Saturday. Until then, players will be required to Pre-Order Black Ops Cold War to gain access to the Closed Beta period.

Content

Every other day of the Multiplayer Beta, Treyarch plans to release new content for players to experience.

Thursday, October 15th

  • New Level Cap: Rank 31
  • New Maps: Ruka, Alpine
  • New Modes: Fireteam Dirty Bomb, Hardpoint

Saturday, October 17th

  • New Level Cap: Rank 40
  • New Mode: Control
Black Ops Cold War Multiplayer Beta - Weekend 2 Content Schedule

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