It’s official, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare will be on console and PC on October 25, but as a treat for players will be able to get early look at the game’s multiplayer suite in September, because of beta tests. These betas include a test of Modern Warfare’s cross-platform multiplayer support on Windows PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.
Modern Warfare early access for beta
September 12 to 16 will be the first beta test for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare multiplayer but note that it will only be available on PlayStation 4. For those players who pre-ordered PS4 version it will run September 12 to 13, but an open beta will run September 14 to 16.
On September 19 the second beta test period fo Modern Warfare will start and developer Infinity Ward will test cross play across platforms such as Xbox One, Windows PC and PlayStation 4. Similar to the first beta test, in the second one early access to the beta on September 19 to 10 will be available for those who pre-ordered the Xbox One of PC version. And on September 21 to 23 an open cross play beta will run on all the platforms.
Patrick Kelly on Modern Warfare
In a press release, creative director and co-studio head of Infinity Ward, Patrick Kelly said that:” Our goal with Modern Warfare is to bring all gamers together from day one to play together”. Patrick Kelly also shared that “We’re doing away with the season pass; we’re delivering a mix of free maps, a ton of content following launch, and we’re developing the game for crossplay. We’re live-testing now, and fans will get to try for themselves next month in the Beta. This is a new day for Call of Duty multiplayer, and today is just the start — we have many more exciting reveals coming for fans that we can’t wait to share.”