Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 Beta Dates Confirm PlayStation Exclusivity Window

Ahead of Infinity Ward's big Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 launch later this year, the developer has revealed when we can all go hands on with the game's open beta. While there's plenty of Xbox time included across two weekends, sadly, we do have to wait longer than those playing on PlayStation. Here are they key dates:

Weekend 1 (PlayStation Only):

  • September 16-17 - Early Access
  • September 18-20 - Open Beta

Weekend 2:

  • September 22-23 - Early Access On Xbox + PC / Open Beta On PlayStation
  • September 24-26 - Open Beta On All Platforms

To gain entry to the Early Access beta period, on any platform, you'll have to pre-order Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2. The Open Beta will then be accessible for every Xbox owner from the 24th to the 26th. At the moment we're not expecting the full game to hit Xbox Game Pass anytime soon, even with the ongoing Activision Blizzard deal, so if you're keen to try the new CoD ASAP, pre-ordering is always an option.

Alongside the beta date reveal, Activision has also confirmed an upcoming event all about the future of Call of Duty. The 'Call of Duty Next' livestream event takes place September 15th, with Warzone 2 set to feature heavily alongside other upcoming CoD plans.

Are you looking forward to MW2 (again)? Will you be taking part in the beta? Let us know down below!

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