Here's what you need to run Battlefield 2042's Open Beta on PC

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Here's what you need to run Battlefield 2042's Open Beta on PC

Battlefield 2042's beta's launching next week - Here's what you need to run it

Battlefield 2042's Open Beta starts next week, arriving early to Early Access players on October 6th and everyone else on October 8th. The beta will end on October 9th, with pre-loads starting on October 5th for all gamers. 

The beta will be available to gamers on PlayStation 4/5, Xbox One/SeriesX/S, and PC. Early access will be open to those who pre-order the game and to EA Play subscribers. The beta will include two modes, Conquest and Orbital, with four available specialists. PC and current-generation console users will have access to 128-player multiplayer. 

On PC, Battlefield 2042's open beta has system requirements that are higher than its predecessors. Battlefield 2042 will require a Ryzen 5 3600 or an Intel i5 6600K to run on the CPU side. GPU wise, a graphics card with a minimum of 4GB of VRAM is required, such as a Radeon RX 560 or and Nvidia GTX 1050 Ti. DirectX 12 support is also a must for Battlefield 2042, suggesting that the game will not feature a DirectX 11 mode on PC.  

Battlefield 2042 is also the first game in the series to recommend SSD storage, which makes sense because the game was designed with current-generation consoles in mind. If everyone playing Battlefield 2042 uses SSD storage, the game will load faster and allow multiplayer matches to start quicker. 

Battlefield 2042's recommended system requirements have received a larger boost, increasing the game's recommended AMD processor from a Ryzen 3 1300X to a Ryzen 5 2700X. As mentioned before, SSD storage is also recommended. 

GPU-wise, AMD's RX 6600 XT and Nvidia's RTX 3060 are recommended. DICE recommends graphics cards with 8GB or more VRAM for Battlefield 2042. 

As an online-only title, Battlefield 2042 will require an internet connection to play. EA recommends a 512 KBps connection or better to play Battlefield 2042. Below are Battlefield 2042's full PC Open Beta system requirements. More detailed system requirements will be released before the game's November 20th launch.  

Minimum PC Specs

- OS: 64-bit Windows 10
- Processors (AMD): AMD Ryzen 5 3600
- Processors (Intel): Intel Core i5-6600K
- Memory: 8GB
- Video Memory: 4GB
- Graphics Card (Nvidia): Nvidia Geforce GTX 1050 Ti
- Graphics Card (AMD): AMD Radeon RX 560
- DirectX: 12
- Online Connections: Yes
- Hard Drive Space: 100GB

Recommended PC Specs

- OS: 64-bit Windows 10
- Processors (AMD): AMD Ryzen 7 2700X
- Processors (Intel): Intel Core i7 4790
- Memory: 16GB
- Video Memory: 8GB
- Graphics Card (Nvidia): Nvidia Geforce RTX 3060
- Graphics Card (AMD): AMD Radeon RX 6600 XT
- DirectX: 12
- Online Connections: Yes
- Hard Drive Space: 100GB SSD

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Here's what you need to run Battlefield 2042's Open Beta on PC

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Most Recent Comments

30-09-2021, 10:30:13

GMG just give me the key already

I think i'll be fine most likely play similar to BFV just with more effects going on is my feeling.Quote

30-09-2021, 18:21:19

I haven't touched a BF game on the PC since 2142, and this being sort of a prequel is seriously tempting me. That and the fact I'm still waiting for a next-gen console.Quote

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