The wait is over for all of you Battlefield fans out there! EA has announced that the Battlefield 4 Open Beta is set to launch on the PC, Xbox 360 and PS3 on October 1st 2013. This information comes with the release of a Battlefield 4 Multiplayer video!
Beta players will be able to learn the maps, unlock items and build up stats for use in the October 29th official release of Battlefield 4. Stats gained will also transfer over to their Xbox One and PS4 counterparts upon their release on the respective dates of November 19th and November 12th.
Those with Battlefield 3 premium, signed up for Battlefield 4 Premium, pre-ordered the Battlefield 4 Digital Deluxe or have purchase Medal of Honor: Warfighter’s deluxe or premium editions will be grated “Exclusive” access to the beta on October 1st, however, those without any of the above listed will not be missing out. The beta will be available for all players on October 4th.
The beta includes the Siege of Shanghai map in Conquest Mode and is unfortunately limited to 24 people per match (12 verses 12) unlike the 64 players per match coming to the next-gen consoles.
For any queries about the beta head over to the Battlefield 4 FAQ.