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The Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 Multiplayer Beta is now available, giving players a taste of the latest installment in the series for the first time. Here’s everything you need to know, including how to get the code, the start time of the beta, and the dates and platforms it is running on.

Call of Duty: Next has come to an end, revealing the series’ future across multiple titles. Not only did we see Warzone 2, we also got a lot of new information on Modern Warfare 2.

From the all-new Gunsmith System to Perk Packs, new multiplayer maps to Destiny-themed raids, CoD fans will have a lot to discover when the game launches on October 28.

The good news is that, while we have a full release in a month, we can sink our teeth into multiplayer starting September 16 with the Modern Warfare 2 Multiplayer Beta. Here’s everything you need to know, including how to get the code when it’s available in Your region and on what platforms it is available.

The Modern Warfare 2 beta start time for PlayStation Early Access

The Modern Warfare 2 beta launches on PlayStation Early Access 16th of September and will come live by Fr. 10:00 CET / 1:00 PM ET / 6:00 PM BST.

PlayStation players who have pre-ordered or have a beta code can now pre-load the beta on PS4 or PS5, so they can be ready to play immediately.

How do I get the Modern Warfare 2 beta code?

Modern Warfare 2 will have open beta periods, but if you want to get into the action early you’ll need the beta code.

The best way to get the MW2 beta code is to pre-order the game. Order a physical copy of the game and you’ll receive a beta code that you can use on the Call of Duty website. Anyone who purchases a digital copy from the PlayStation or Xbox Store will be automatically enrolled in the beta.

How to redeem the Modern Warfare 2 beta code?

Redeeming the Modern Warfare 2 beta code is easy. Just go to the official Call of Duty website and follow these steps:

  1. Log in to your Activision account. If you don’t have an Activision account, you’ll need to create one.
  2. Enter your Early Access Code.
  3. Upon successful redemption, you will receive an Early Access Beta Token via email linked to your Activision account.
  4. Open the store on your preferred platform and enter the Early Access Beta code to start the beta download.
A ghost with an assault rifle in Modern Warfare 2

Modern Warfare 2 beta release date

The Modern Warfare 2 multiplayer beta will begin 16th of September for those on PlayStation who pre-ordered the game two days before it opens to everyone else on z September 18 to 20.

Next weekend, Xbox and PC owners who pre-ordered Modern Warfare 2 will be able to jump in with the September 22 to 23and all PlayStation users will be able to access the Open Beta again.

Finally from September 24 to 26Modern Warfare 2’s open beta will open its doors to everyone, regardless of platform. Below is a full summary of the beta dates:

  • September 16-17: Early Access to PlayStation
  • September 18-20: PlayStation Open Beta
  • September 22-23: Early Access for Xbox and PC, PlayStation Open Beta
  • September 24-26: Open beta on all platforms

Why is Modern Warfare 2 beta first on PlayStation?

Although Microsoft is in the process of acquiring Activision Blizzard, the deal is not over yet, so Sony’s marketing deal with Call of Duty is still in place – meaning the Modern Warfare 2 beta will hit PlayStation first.

With this deal, PlayStation players had early access to alpha and beta versions, exclusive modes, more slot machines to create a class, and free cosmetics in Combat Packs. Activision confirmed on June 8 that PlayStation players will receive the Modern Warfare 2 beta at least five days earlier than any other platform.

Whether Xbox players will receive similar benefits after the takeover remains to be seen, but reports indicate that the deal with PlayStation will be maintained for the next few CoD games.

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