EA AND DICE ANNOUNCE BATTLEFIELD 1 OPEN BETA DATE SLATED FOR AUGUST 31
Open Beta to Feature Fan Favorite Conquest and Rush Modes, New Sinai Desert Map, Armored Train Behemoth, Rideable Horses and More
DICE have announced the Battlefield1 Open Beta* will begin August 31st on Xbox One, PC and PlayStation4. Players who have signed up as a Battlefield Insider and chosen their platform before August 21st will be eligible to receive early access to the Open Beta. The Battlefield 1 Open Beta will feature two franchise favorite modes – Conquest and Rush – on the new Sinai Desert map. Playable with up to 64 players, this map includes a new controllable Armored Train behemoth, rideable horses and three new Elite Classes – Sentry, Flame Trooper and Tank Hunter.
Since the unveiling of Battlefield 1 in May, fans have been clamoring for a taste of the all-out-war experience that the backdrop of World War 1 provides. Bring a horse to a tank fight, or rain down machine gun fire on enemy positions with the heavily armored Sentry. Fans wanting to check out the Open Beta action before August 31st can do so by watching the Battlefield 1 Squads livestream on August 16th at 8pm BST or by coming to play the game this week at gamescom in Cologne, Germany.
There’s also this delicious, brand new Battlefield 1 trailer:
Witness the birth of all-out war when Battlefield 1 launches on October 21, 2016 worldwide on Xbox One, Origin for PC and PlayStation 4. Players who pre-order the Early Enlister Deluxe Edition can start playing on October 18**.
EA Access*** and Origin Access*** members can try Battlefield 1 before it’s released for a limited time as part of a Play First Trial starting October 13, on Xbox One and PC, respectively. EA Access members receive a 10 percent discount when they purchase a digital version of the game on Xbox Live, and Origin Access members get a 10 percent discount when they purchase the game through Origin.
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