The second beta weekend of Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War is about to begin, and you can start preloading it right now. Activision has confirmed that pre-loading for PS4, Xbox One and PC is available now, while the company has also clarified what̵
Preload and file size
Preloading is probably a good idea, considering the file size is relatively large. According to CharlieIntel, the file sizes are as follows: PS4 – 31 GB / Xbox One – 20.5 GB / PC – 42.2 GB
You can pre-load Black Ops Cold War’s Weekend 2 beta right now and no codes are required. Also note, PS4 players who participated in the first beta weekend refrain must download the client again.
Black Ops Cold War Weekend 2 beta begins at. 10 PT Thursday, October 15th. All PS4 players can enter the beta at this time, while Xbox One and PC players must pre-order to start playing thereafter.
On October 17, the beta opens to everyone, regardless of pre-order status, and runs until October 19. Xbox Live Gold is required on Xbox One, and a Battle.net account is required on PC.
The new Black Ops Cold War beta has cross-platform support across all platforms. Players can try a “selection” of multiplayer cards, but a full list was not announced. There will be a range of 6v6 modes as well as the all-new 12v12 Combined Arms and 40-player Fireteam: Dirty Bomb modes.
There will also be a progression system so players can see what it’s like to unlock new weapons, equipment, create-a-class slots and Scorestreaks. However, it is expected that as with previous Call of Duty betas, all progress will be wiped out before official release.
Activision also said players should expect “frequent updates and a few surprises” for the beta, so keep checking back for the latest.
Everyone who reaches level 10 in the beta will get the special mutual animosity SMG weapon plan that can be unlocked when Black Ops Cold War launches in November.
Black Ops Cold War will be officially released on November 13th for PS4, Xbox One and PC as well as PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X.
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