Call of Duty: WWII open beta now available for pre-loading on PC

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Call of Duty: WWII‘s open beta is now available for pre-loading on PC via Steam.

The beta starts on 29 September, and users have between now and then to take advantage of the pre-loading initiative. Those who wish can head here to begin the process.

Here’s a deep dive into what to expect, come 29 September:

Specifications

The minimum specs for the open beta are as follows:

  • OS: Windows 7 64-Bit or later
  • CPU: Intel® Core™ i3 3225 or equivalent
  • RAM: 8 GB RAM
  • HDD: 25 GB HD space
  • Video: NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 660 @ 2 GB / GTX 1050 or AMD Radeon™ HD 7850 @ 2GB
  • DirectX: Version 11.0 compatible video card or equivalent
  • Network: Broadband Internet connection
  • Sound Card: DirectX Compatible

Recommended specs are as follows:

  • OS: Windows 10
  • CPU: Intel® Core™ i5-2400 / AMD Ryzen R5 1600X
  • RAM: 12 GB RAM
  • HDD: 25 GB HD space
  • Video: NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 970 / GTX 1060 @ 6GB or AMD Radeon™ R9 390 / AMD RX 580
  • DirectX: Version 11.0 compatible video card or equivalent
  • Network: Broadband Internet connection
  • Sound Card: DirectX Compatible

Modes

  • Maps – Four Multiplayer maps: Pointe du Hoc, Ardennes Forest, Gibraltar and Aachen
  • 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 them all!
  • 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.

Features

Here’s a list of PC-specific features that will be included in the open beta:

  • 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

What’s not included

  • HDR Support – We are working to support HDR for launch.
  • Multi-Monitor Support – Not included in the Beta, but will be ready for launch.
  • Headquarters –This is an all-new social experience coming to PC players at launch.
  • Supply Drops, and Loot – These customization features will not be included in the Beta.

The PC open beta follows previous engagements on Xbox One and PS4.

Call of Duty: WWII heads to Windows PC, Xbox One and PS4 in November. It’s one of the games that could earn Aussie PlayStation Plus users a real-life Platinum Trophy.