How to play Call of Duty: Vanguard early - open beta early access

By Kieran Isgin

Call of Duty fans don't have long to wait to play Vanguard - the latest game in the series - as the open beta early access is due to start this week.

The first open beta early access will take place this weekend on Friday, September 10 at 5 pm GMT and will run until Monday, September 13 at 5 pm GMT, giving fans the whole weekend to experience the first iteration of the game.

For those who preordered Vanguard, you will be automatically registered for early access - if you've preordered a physical copy, you will most likely receive your early access code either on your receipt or via email.

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Early access codes can be redeemed by logging into the Call of Duty page with your Activision account here .

What cont ent will be available in the early access?

Champion Hill is making a comeback with new features (Activision)

The beta weekend will introduce some new content to Call of Duty: Vanguard that players can experience for the first time, including new maps, game modes, and weapon sets.

Among the new maps, fans can play in are Hotel Royal, Red Star, and Gavutu which will be the arenas for the multiplayer game modes available over the weelend.

The multiplayer game modes available for the first open beta will be Team Deathmatch, Domination, Kill Confirmed, and a brand new mode called Patrol which will be available for the first week.

Champion Hill will also be returning as players compete in a multi-arena survival tournament revamped with new weapon sets.

If you miss the chance to play the open beta this week don't worry, there will be a second one next week starting on Thursday, September 16 at 5 pm GMT that will run until Saturday, September 18 at 5 pm GMT.


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