Get your head start, soldiers
With the Battlefield V open beta starting soon, EA has made the beta available for pre-load. Starting today, you can pre-load the beta on the Xbox One, PS4, and PC. Just head to the respective online stores and search for “Battlefield V Beta”.
Download sizes for the beta are as follows:
Xbox One: 10.95 GB
PS4: 11.48 GB
PC: 12.44 GB
If you’re playing the beta on the PlayStation 4, you won’t need to have PlayStation Plus to play. However, Xbox One gamers will need to have an Xbox Live Gold subscription. As for you PC gamers, you can find the minimum and recommended settings for the beta below.
Battlefield V open beta PC minimum system requirements
- OS: 64-bit Windows 7, Windows 8.1, and Windows 10
- Processor: AMD FX-6350 or Intel Core i5 6600K
- Memory: 8GB RAM
- Graphics card: AMD Radeon HD 7850 2GB or Nvidia GeForce GTX 660 2GB
- DirectX: 11.0 Compatible video card or equivalent
- Online connection requirements: 512kbps or faster Internet connection
Battlefield V open beta PC recommended systems requirements
- OS: 64-bit Windows 10 or later
- Processor: AMD FX 8350 Wraith or Intel Core i7 4790
- Memory: 16GB RAM
- Graphics card: AMD Radeon RX 480 4GB or Nvidia GeForce GTX 1060 3GB
- DirectX: 11.1 Compatible video card or equivalent
- Online connection requirements: 512 KBPS or faster Internet connection
Keep in mind that you’ll be able to play as soon as tomorrow if you’re a member of EA Access or Origin Access. Or if you were lucky enough to receive an early access beta invite. If not, the open beta will be accessible to everyone on September 6, 2018.
Battlefield V is now releasing on November 20th, 2018. Originally slated for an October 19th release, it was delayed to put more work into the game. Either that or EA wanted to avoid being sandwiched in beta several huge game releases. Smart move, we all saw what that did to Titanfall 2.