Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2v2 open Alpha coming Friday for PS4 users

Call of Duty Modern Warfare

Gamescom, one of the biggest video game conventions with over hundreds of thousands of attendees, is happening this week in Germany, and a lot of news and announcements have been coming out including new trailers and reveals. Activision and Infinity Ward have announced that the Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2v2 open Alpha Test will be available this Friday for PlayStation 4 users, and they have released a new trailer.

The news comes after the closing of the Call of Duty World League Championships with eUnited taking the CWL Grand Finals by beating 100 Thieves 3-2. Starting this Friday, August 23rd, the Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2v2 open Alpha Test will be exclusive to PlayStation 4 users. There will be 5 maps available with two new maps that haven’t been revealed before. The best news of all? You don’t need to pre-order or have PlayStation Plus to play online, but you’ll need an internet connection to play online. Check out the Gamescom 2019 2v2 Alpha trailer below.

NVIDIA has been pushing its real-time ray tracing technology, and today it released a bunch of tech demos from games like Minecraft. Modern Warfare on the PC is utilizing ray tracing, and you can see the demonstration below.

If you’re able to attend Gamescom, there will be Modern Warfare exclusive apparel, snapback caps, steins, collectible items and accessories. They will be available at the following locations: for pre-order, the EMP Booth (Retail Hall 5.2, Booth B041) and the Activision Merchandise Store (Game Legends Booth) (Retail Hall 5.2, Stand C029).

Check out the details for the Alpha below:

Alpha Start: This Friday, August 23, at 10 PDT, with preloading scheduled to be available in the hours prior to the official launch.

Alpha Length: This weekend only, from Friday, August 23 through Sunday, August 25.

Alpha Type: Fully Open Alpha. There’s no game pre-order, and no PlayStation®Plus required! If you’ve got a PlayStation®4 and an internet connection, you should be cleared for access!
Where to Download: From the PlayStation Store.

Game Content: Get ready to play the 2v2 Mode Gameplay during the 2v2 Alpha. For an overview of this new four-player, two-versus-two game mode, check this article here.

Available Maps: Five different 2v2 Maps are scheduled for the 2v2 Alpha this weekend. These are King, Pine, and Stack (previously revealed), and Speedball and Docks (two new maps never publically seen before!).

Available Modes and More: Expect multiple Operators to be available, at least one game mode to play (with “Pickup” variant mode scheduled), and a number of other surprises as content is added throughout the weekend!

Part 2: Critical Beta Intel:

Here are the dates for the Beta:

Weekend 1 – PlayStation 4 Exclusive:
September 12 to September 13: PS4 Early Access.

September 14 to September 16: PS4 Open Beta.

Weekend 2 – PlayStation 4, Xbox One, & PC on Blizzard
September 19 to September 20: Early Access on Xbox One and PC. Open Beta on PS4.

September 21 to September 23: Open Beta on PS4, Xbox One, & PC.

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