The Finals closed beta: Release date, platforms & how to join

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The Finals closed beta will give players a chance to play the upcoming free-to-play arena shooter ahead of the game’s official release date. Here’s how you can get involved in all the high-octane action early and which platforms it’ll be available on.

The Finals is the latest arena shooter game to wow FPS fans. Not only does it look incredibly stylish, but the added destructibility, mobility, and environmental interactions aim to make each match incredibly fun. 

Whether it’s blowing up buildings with explosives or using a grappling hook to leap across buildings, The Finals aims to deliver a fresh experience. 

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So, if you’re intrigued by Embark Studios’ upcoming arena shooter or just wish to see how it plays, then our The Finals closed beta hub has everything you need to know. 


How to sign up for The Finals closed beta

The Finals official screenshot of a character holding a weaponEmbark Studios
The Finals closed beta will soon begin.

In order to sign up for The Finals closed beta, you’ll need to follow the simple steps outlined below:

  1. Sign into or make a Steam account.
  2. Locate The Finals page on the Steam Store. 
  3. Scroll down and select ‘Request Access’ to join the closed beta. 

Once you’ve done the above, you’ll need to keep an eye out for an email notification from Steam. It’s here where the developers will notify you whether you have access to The Finals closed beta.

Of course, like all playtests, there is no guarantee that you’ll get access to the game’s first closed beta. However, we suggest requesting access as soon as possible to avoid any disappointment. 

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The Finals closed beta release date

The Finals official screenshot of an environmentEmbark Studios
The Finals closed beta will give lucky players the chance to play the BR early.

The Finals PC closed beta goes live on March 7, 2023, and will run until March 21. Currently, the beta is only available during this two-week period, but the developers will likely reveal more playtest dates in the weeks and months to come.

The exact times have yet to be determined, so we’ll be sure to update this section as soon as we hear more information. 

The Finals closed beta release platforms

When The Finals launches into its closed beta, the title will be made available to gamers on PC. Players looking to delve into The Finals on PS5 and Xbox Series X| will need to wait for further announcements.

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So, there you have it, that’s everything we know about The Finals closed beta. Make sure you check back here for all the latest news and updates.