Activision has announced the multiplayer beta dates for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3. As expected, it will arrive on PlayStation consoles first followed by other platforms at a later stage. The beta will give players an opportunity to try out the game’s multiplayer modes including a selection of modernised maps from 2009’s Modern Warfare 2 in addition to new Ground War experiences.
PS4 and PS5 players can hop into the multiplayer beta for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 first starting Friday, 6 October at 10AM PT / 1PM ET / 6PM BST / 7PM CEST or 7PM SAST (local time) and ending on Tuesday, 10 October at the same times. This beta is limited to PlayStation players who pre-ordered the game, which also includes early access two days before launch. Other PlayStation players can then jump in on Sunday, 8 October at the same times.
A second beta will take place a week later for all platforms and will include cross-play, starting on Thursday, 12 October at 10AM PT / 1PM ET / 6PM BST / 7PM CEST or 7PM SAST (local time) and ending on Monday, 16 October at the same times. The second beta will be a free open beta for all PlayStation players regardless of pre-order status. The same pre-order perk applies to Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S and PC players who pre-ordered the game, getting two days early access. Itwill then open up to all players on Saturday, 14 October.
After months of leaks, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 was finally revealed and given a release date earlier this month. Developer Sledgehammer Games recently revealed some new details about the game’s “open combat” campaign, open-world zombies mode – a first for the series – and more information.
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 launches on 10 November 2023 for PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S and PC. Make sure you check out our South African pre-order guide with the various editions you can buy.