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Minimum and Recommended PC Specs for the Battlefield 5 Open Beta Revealed

Published: 1/Sep/2018 6:39 Updated: 8/Oct/2020 14:14

by Vincent Genova

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DICE and EA revealed the PC specifications for the upcoming Battlefield 5 open beta.

The beta will begin on September 6 and run until September 11. Those who pre-order the game can start playing on September 4.

Battlefield 5 Beta Minimum PC Specifications

  • OS: 64-bit Windows 7, Windows 8.1, and Windows 10
  • Processor: AMD FX-6350, Core i5 6600K
  • Memory: 8GB RAM
  • Graphics card: AMD Radeon™ HD 7850 2GB, nVidia GeForce® GTX 660 2GB
  • DirectX: 11.0 Compatible video card or equivalent
  • Online Connection Requirements: 512 KBPS or faster Internet connection
  • Hard-drive space: 50GB

These specifications are for the Battlefield 5 beta only. After the beta test is complete, the minimum specifications may change for the final release of the game.

Battlefield 5 Beta Recommended PC Specifications

DICE games always push the boundaries on graphics, so the recommended specifications are close to the high end of gaming PCs.

  • OS: 64-bit Windows 10 or later
  • Processor: AMD FX 8350 Wraith, Intel Core i7 4790 or equivalent
  • Memory: 16GB RAM
  • Graphics card: AMD Radeon™ RX 480 4GB, NVIDIA GeForce® GTX 1060 3GB
  • DirectX: 11.1 Compatible video card or equivalent
  • Online Connection Requirements: 512 KBPS or faster Internet connection
  • Available Disk Space: 50GB

Like the minimum specs, the recommended specifications for the Battlefield 5 beta are temporary and could change for the final release.

EA also revealed the maps, modes, vehicles and weapons that will be available in the Battlefield 5 beta.

The Battlefield 5 open beta will be available to pre-download starting on September 3.

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How to play Battlefield V’s final free multiplayer weekend

Published: 1/Nov/2019 15:47 Updated: 1/Nov/2019 15:58

by Connor Bennett

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EA are handing over the multiplayer of Battlefield V to the fans with a final free weekend of play. So, if you haven’t dived into the game’s online portion just yet, here’s what you need to know.

Battlefield V dropped back on November 20, 2018, marking the 11th installment in the popular first-person shooter franchise. With the new release, EA Dice took things up a notch with multiplayer compared to previous titles, adding a battle royale mode as well as expanding on the mega Grand Operations.

With it’s one year anniversary coming around, as well as the release of the game’s fifth chapter, EA launched their annual Battlefest celebrations with a raft of content for players. Included in that has been free trial weekends – letting everyone jump into different aspects of the game.

EA games/FlakfireBattlefield V’s Firestorm was the game’s attempt at the battle royale genre.

When is Battlefield V’s free trial weekend?

Starting on Friday, November 1 and running through November 4, players will have the chance to experience all of the game’s multiplayer maps and modes in order to celebrate the release of the Pacific Theatre.

This means that players can try out the traditional Battlefield mode of Conquest, as well as the usual FPS game types of Team Deathmatch and Domination. Anyone who ever enjoyed ‘Rush’ can try their hand at Breakthrough which works in a similar way.

DICE / EAThe epic Battlefield V is the 11th game in the popular franchise.

Where to download Battlefield V for the free trial weekend

The free trial weekends run on Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and EA Origin for the PC. So, all you have to do is fine Battlefield V in your respective marketplace and hit download on the free trial.

Once you’ve waited for the long download and dropped into a game, you will be able to keep any progress you make should you choose to purchase the full game after that point. 

So, what are you waiting for? Time is ticking down on your last chance to experience Battlefield’s epic multiplayer for free.

It’ll take some time to download, of course, but it’s better to act fast than wait until the last minute – especially when you can get in plenty more matches, too.