08/19/21

Call of Duty: Vanguard Open Beta FAQ

Details about the Open Beta for Call of Duty: Vanguard

The Call of Duty: Vanguard Open Beta is your chance to go hands-on with Call of Duty: Vanguard and provide essential feedback to help ensure the best Day One experience possible when the game launches on November 5th.

Pre-order Call of Duty: Vanguard on PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, or PC and get early access to the Call of Duty: Vanguard Open Beta*. Stay tuned for more details about the content of the Open Beta.

*Actual platform availability and launch date(s) of Call of Duty: Vanguard Early Access Beta subject to change. See callofduty.com/betaredeem for more details. Limited time only. Minimum Open Beta duration is 2 days. While Early Access Beta Codes last. An internet connection will be required to participate and an online multiplayer subscription may be required.

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1. Where can I pre-order a digital edition of Call of Duty: Vanguard?

You can pre-order or pre-purchase Call of Duty: Vanguard on the PlayStation Store, Microsoft Store, or Battle.net.

2. Do I need a code to get early access to the Call of Duty: Vanguard Open Beta?

If you pre-order a digital edition of Call of Duty: Vanguard, you’ll be automatically registered for Early Access to the Call of Duty: Vanguard Open Beta. No codes are required. When the Early Access begins, you’ll be able to download it immediately.

If you pre-order a physical edition of Call of Duty: Vanguard, a code will be required to register for Early Access to the Call of Duty: Vanguard Open Beta. In most cases, the Early Access code will be printed on the retail receipt or sent to you via email on an online receipt.

3. How do I redeem an Early Access code for the Call of Duty: Vanguard Open Beta?

Head over to callofduty.com/betaredeem and follow the instructions on the page to reserve your spot for Early Access to the Open Beta.

You'll need to be logged in to your Activision account to enter your Early Access code. If you don't have an Activision account, you can create a free one.

Once your Early Access code is successfully redeemed, you’ll be taken to a success page confirming your registration for Early Access.

Before the Beta begins, registered players will receive an Early Access Beta Token via email. This token can only be used on the platform chosen when the Early Access code was redeemed.

To ensure you receive updates on the Open Beta, double-check your email address and make sure it is up to date in our system. Log in to your Activision account to check or make changes to your registered email address.

Please note: Early Access codes are only required for physical edition pre-orders through a participating retailer. If you pre-ordered through the PlayStation Store, Microsoft Store, or Battle.net, you are automatically registered for Early Access to the Call of Duty: Vanguard Open Beta.

4. When is the Call of Duty: Vanguard Open Beta?

Stay tuned for details about dates and timing for the Call of Duty: Vanguard Open Beta.

5. What should I do if I lost, can’t find, or can’t read my Call of Duty: Vanguard Early Access Beta code?

If you've lost, can't find, or can't read your Early Access code for the Call of Duty: Vanguard Open Beta that you received for pre-ordering, please contact your retailer to recover your code.

6. I have multiple console accounts linked to my Activision account. On which accounts will I receive an Early Access code for the Call of Duty: Vanguard Open Beta?

When you register for Early Access, you’ll be asked to pick the platform you want to play on, and you'll receive one code only for the platform you choose.

7. When will I get my Early Access Beta token?

Early Access Beta Tokens will be sent close to the beginning of the Open Beta start date. Specific timing TBA.

Activision will send your Early Access Beta Token to the registered email address that you have provided in your Activision account. To ensure you receive updates on the Open Beta, double-check your email address and make sure it is up to date in our system. Log in to your Activision account to check or make changes to your registered email address.

After the Early Access Beta Tokens are emailed, they will also be available at callofduty.com/betaredeem.

8. Will my experience in the Call of Duty: Vanguard Beta transfer over to the full game?

No, experience and progression from the Call of Duty: Vanguard Open Beta will not carry over when Call of Duty: Vanguard officially launches on November 5th.

9. Is the Call of Duty: Vanguard Open Beta available worldwide?

Availability of Call of Duty: Vanguard Open Beta will vary by territory and retailer.

10. Will I be able to pre-load the Call of Duty: Vanguard Open Beta?

More information about pre-loading will be available soon.