Activision is now offering preloads of the Windows client for the Call of Duty:
multiplayer beta in advance of the open beta commencing on September 29th.
has details and system specs, and says player feedback will shape
the final multiplayer experience. Here's word on what the beta will and will not
These are the PC-specific features included in the PC Open
- Native 4K Support
- Framerate Cap Slider (up to 250FPS)
- FOV Resizing
- Keyboard/Mouse Fully Re-mappable
- Controller Support
- G-Sync Monitor Support
- Ultra-Wide Monitor Support
- High-resolution Mouse Support
- Advanced Video Settings
We’ve worked hard to tune the gameplay experience to PC, and throughout Beta
and after, we’ll continue to optimize gameplay for PC. For this reason, we have
disabled Aim Assist during the PC Open Beta. It’s important that we ensure the
optimal gameplay experience natively for PC players, and we made this decision
with that objective in mind. We believe this will help us to deliver the most
helpful performance data possible so that we can fully optimize for launch.
The content for the PC Open Beta will mirror the final weekend of the previous
Multiplayer Beta on console. Here’s an overview on what you should expect in the
PC Open Beta:
Maps – Four Multiplayer maps: Pointe du Hoc, Ardennes Forest, Gibraltar
War – Operation Breakout
Modes – Four Multiplayer modes: Team Deathmatch, Domination, Hardpoint
and Kill Confirmed
Divisions – Five Divisions: Infantry, Expeditionary, Airborne, Armored,
and Mountain Division. Players aren’t limited to any single Division, so try
Progression – Players will begin at Soldier Rank 1. Over the weekend, the
level cap will increase to 35, including progression to unlock weapons,
scorestreaks, and equipment.
Similarly, there are features that we continue to work on internally that will
not be present in the PC Open Beta. Here’s what you should not expect this week:
HDR Support – We are working to support HDR for launch.
Multi-Monitor Support – Not included in the Beta, but will be ready for
Headquarters –This is an all-new social experience coming to PC players
Supply Drops, and Loot – These customization features will not be
included in the Beta.
Additional content not in the PC Open Beta includes: full progression, remaining
maps and modes, additional War Mode maps, and the full armory of weapons,
scorestreaks, Basic Training, and equipment.