Sledgehammer Games has announced that the PC beta for WWII will kick off in just a couple of weeks, starting on September 29th and running through Octoebr 2nd. It will be available for download through Steam, according to the developer.
The beta will be open, and you should be able to download it from the available menu, so you can hop right in and enjoy the action. Sledgehammer Games is working alongside the team at Raven Software to assure that the beta goes smoothly.
According to Sledgehammer, the key goals for the beta are as follows:
- Stress test core gameplay systems and online backend infrastructure at scale
- Provide PC fans with their first hands-on experience of the boots-on-the-ground combat coming in Call of Duty: WWII Multiplayer
- Engage with the PC community to fine-tune and optimize the PC experience for November
Also, for those of you curious what kind of specs you'll need for your desktop/laptop computer to run the beta, you'll find them below:
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 / AMD Radeon™ HD 7850 @ 2GB or better
DirectX: Version 11.0 compatible video card or equivalent
Network: Broadband Internet connection
Sound Card: DirectX Compatible
The company did note that the specs could change over the course of the beta, and final details should be expected closer to when it begins.
"We're just getting started here, so in the days ahead, stay tuned for pre-load information as well as a rundown of planned content and features coming to the PC Open Beta. We'll share the list of resources for information and troubleshooting, as well as any updates you'll need before the Beta goes live," the company noted in its statement.
Call of Duty: WWII arrives on November 3rd for Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and PC.