Battlefield 2042 has been officially delayed to November 19, and this impacts a number of other particulars about the game, including its Early Access release date and the open beta. Community manager Freeman cleared up some of the specifics on Twitter.
The Early Access period has shifted to November 12. As announced previously, the Gold and Ultimate editions of the game release one week early. Previously, this would have been October 15, but now it’s November 12 to match up with the delay.
Thanks to everyone who have sent their messages of support this past 12 hours or so – it’s deeply appreciated by all of us on the team 💛 #BATTLEFIELD
I’ll be helping to answer questions as we move towards November 19th. To help clarify on the below
Early Access = 12th November https://t.co/GDwneaclZs
— Freeman 🇸🇪 (@PartWelsh) September 16, 2021
As for the open beta, the dates have shifted, too. DICE never said when the open beta was previously slated to launch, but it was rumored for late-September. Now, it’s seemingly been delayed to coincide with the game’s overall delay. Don’t expect to learn the new dates this week, however, but the reveal will happen this month.
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