Free this weekend: Call of Duty Vanguard’s Beta on Xbox

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  • Call of Duty fanatics can get early access to the game on Beta.
  • The official release is set for November 5.
  • The window will only be open for 48 hours.

Although Call of Duty: Vanguard is yet to be released, an early access to the Beta version will be available this weekend on both Xbox One and Xbox Series X/S. If you have already made your pre-order, you are in for a treat. You can try it immediately you read this until Monday September 20 PT at 10 am.

Everyone else will have to wait until the official free weekend period starting on 18 September.

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Early access

Separate versions exist for Sbox One and Xbox Series X/S. Users in the beta will have a unique experience when trying out Call of Duty: Vanguard. For better preparation, you can start by pre-loading the open beta. Download the console remotely using your Xbox app and search for ‘Vanguard beta.’ 

Taste of what is to come

Xbox has decided to offer a limited trial period to give the Call of Duty: Vanguard fans a taste of what is yet to come in the official launch scheduled for November 5. Some of the features include multiplayer offering and diverse environments.

What is even better is that users can take advantage of the Xbox stream feature that was recently enabled on PCs to enjoy the game.

A user on Twitter didn’t seem to receive the news well and from the look of things, they may not be among those taking advantage of the free offer this weekend.

Requirement for the Beta game

Anyone planning to download the game should expect a download size of between 9GB and 20GB. For the PC:

  • Windows 10 64-bit
  • 8GB RAM
  • Strong internet connection.

To sweeten the deal, there are rewards for anyone who reaches level 20 this weekend, a weapon blueprint will be available when the game launches officially.

Are you excited for this two-day trial? Let us know in the comment section below.