Black Ops 4 PS4 Private Multiplayer Beta – Incoming on August 3

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Black Ops 4 PS4 Private Multiplayer Beta – Incoming on August 3

Specialists, maps, game modes, and more details straight from Treyarch.

Today, we’re excited to announce that there are two Betas on the Black Ops 4 horizon: a Private Multiplayer Beta in August, as well as a wholly separate Private Blackout Beta in September. PlayStation players will get the first access to the Private Multiplayer Beta starting at 10am PT on August 3, via an exclusive PS4 Beta Weekend.

The team at Treyarch is 100% committed to ensuring the best possible Day One gameplay experience, and the feedback generated from going hands-on will allow us to do just that – which is why we can’t wait to get the game into everyone’s hands.

Available to those who have pre-ordered Black Ops 4 for PS4*, the Private Multiplayer Beta will give the public a hands-on opportunity to enjoy grounded combat, fluid gameplay, our Pick 10 system, new Gear and Loadouts, as well as explosive tactical play. And that’s just scratching the surface! To better prepare you, here is some intel that should come in handy:


Specialists bring special equipment and game-changing weapons into the fight. On a single team, each player will choose a specific Specialist:

  • Recon
  • Crash
  • Battery
  • Torque
  • Ruin
  • Seraph
  • Ajax
  • Firebreak
  • Nomad
  • Prophet

Specialist skills can be combined through tactical teamplay for creative and highlight-reel ready gameplay. Discovering unique and powerful ways to use the different Specialists’ abilities and weapons is one of many reasons to test out each of the Specialists during the Beta.

You can still be a Call of Duty badass on your own, but there is a great deal of power that can be unlocked when you combine talents to work as a team.

Modes & Maps

The Private Multiplayer Beta returns several fan-favorite game modes including Team Deathmatch, Hardpoint and Domination. Also, be on the lookout for Search & Destroy – the first time that the mode will be playable in Black Ops 4. The Beta will also offer participants a chance to experience the newest game mode: Control.

In Control, teams are tasked with either attacking or defending two static objectives. Each team has a limited number of lives in this first-to-three wins match-up, so strategic strikes and defensive positioning are a necessity. The clock also factors into gameplay as each round is timed, making for frenetic and fun gunfights.

All the Private Multiplayer Beta game modes will be available on four playable maps:

Frequency: A covert listening station deep in the mountainous region of Hunan Province is being used to track strategic targets across the globe.
Contraband: Surveillance of an international arms smuggling operation has uncovered this shipping hub on a remote, uncharted island off the coast of Colombia.
Seaside: An anti-government protest in this quaint coastal Spanish town grew out of control and forced a military shutdown.
Payload: A defensive ICBM launch facility deep in an Icelandic mountain range has been infiltrated by hostile forces attempting to steal a nuclear warhead.

Along the way, PlayStation players will be treated to two brand new maps, new to the Black Ops 4 Multiplayer rotation: Hacienda and Gridlock.

With the Beta, our intention was to provide a range of maps that support various playstyles: verticality for long-range experts, tight corners and areas for melee and shotgun players, and plenty of open-space and cover for assault weapon veterans.

In Closing…

The benefit of a multiplayer beta is that it gives us the opportunity to assess the game with a broader pool of players and ultimately deliver on the best Day One experience possible. So, thank you for playing and doing your part to help us make Black Ops 4 all it can be!

We can’t wait to see you online!

*MP Beta starts August 3, 2018 on PS4 system. Actual platform availability and launch date(s) of MP and Blackout Beta subject to change. See for more details. Minimum Beta duration is 3 days. Limited time only, while beta codes last, at participating retailers. Internet connection required.

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  • remember when sony promised access to betas if we join PS+ now we have to jump through hoops like a circus animal to gain access to betas. is PS+ worth it?
    the free games are lame, and playing FORTNITE on a different system is more attractive because its not locked like on ps4.

    • happens when your competition is trash

    • I agree with maxvtech this is bull but plenty of false promises going on…. When ps4 first came out they promised that the loyal players that had ps3 and would get to play for free.. I’ve called the company they say idk never heard of it.. Bro I have 4 lil brothers we all remember we all have ps4s since they came out. Might as well get Xbox 1 they have a better cheat security

  • the only thing that keeps mee from buying COD since MW2 is Authentic guns.

    besides the fact that you die to quick

  • When do people that don’t pre-order get access to the beta?

    • For now it’s a private beta. Maybe August 3rd-6th is only private and from the 10th-13th they’ll make it an open beta

  • I have to pre-order your game in order to be the subject of your server stress tests?

    Nah. I’m good.

  • So I pre-ordered bo4 and I never got the email for the beta access

    • On the receipt it’ll give you the code go on something like that then you redeem the code and wait

  • Looking forward to the blackops4 beta in August

  • This will be my first year since 2008 not to buy a Call of Duty game. this franchise is fading fast

  • ThePsychicSniper

    I preorder BO4 but not through PlayStation. I preordered it on amazon since I had a gift card so do I still get to play the beta

  • PeacefulGamer522

    In bo3 it says the private beta is available now for those who have pre-ordered bo4 and I did but I don’t have the beta ???

  • I like COD.

  • I stopped Pre ordering games,I never know what Im gonna get,I cant trust game companies anymore.

  • Call of duty is the best game ever

  • I haven’t played thes COD / BO’s since they put in ‘Specialists’. I’d rather they get rid of that junk and go back to the normal load out screen without the specialist categories.

  • When are the beta codes come out

  • I preordered the game on my PlayStation and have not received the email with the code. How do I get it?

  • daddynoebucks419

    I haven’t received my code yet bought 2 games from Best buy for digital and I had to register them here to get codes when am I getting them cause every yr I spend over 200$ on these games

  • I order the beta and still havent got my code

  • is bo4 ready for download? i pre-ordered the game and saved my spot in bo4 with the code.

  • I haven’t received my email for the Beta. I’ve already put my code in.

  • I haven’t got my private beta code and I Pre-ordered it Through PlayStation Store
    And I haven’t got it

  • I been waiting since last night for my beta and only half way through…. yall getta try to create those files smaller man lol. Wifi works great on all devices except ps4. Tried using foxfi and all

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