Call of Duty Vanguard FREE Open Beta This Weekend, Sept 2021!

Call of Duty: Vanguard is just around the corner, but before the game’s official feature hits your console or PC, Activision is enlisting the help of the community in an open beta play-through this weekend.

With fine-tuning in mind, you’ll be able to play through and earn a number of rewards ready for launch. There are a number of key times and dates to look out for and we’re breaking them all down for you below.  These rules apply regardless of platform, location, or other.

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Call of Duty Vanguard Open Beta Weekend Details

Most notably, there are two halves to the open beta weekend on Call of Duty Vanguard. The first is exclusive access for those who were lucky enough to secure a beta code from either pre-ordering the game or via giveaway. The second is for the general community, who will get it later in the day. Those on Xbox will require Xbox Live Gold to play.

Open Beta Time Slots

Early Access on PC/Xbox

  • Start-time 10 am PT / 1 pm ET on September 16th
  • End-time 10 am PT / 1 pm ET on September 18th

Open Beta on PS4/PS5

  • Start-time 10 am PT / 1 pm ET on September 16th
  • End-time 10 am PT / 1 pm ET on September 20th

Open Beta on PC/Xbox

  • Start-time 10 am PT / 1 pm ET on September 18th
  • End-time 10 am PT / 1pm ET on September 20th


While this weekend is a great time to be honing in on those skills before launch, that doesn’t mean you’ll want to take your foot off the pedal. With a host of rewards available for those who manage to hit level 20 your time is now and we don’t suggest wasting any of it. Rewards for Call of Duty: Vanguard Open Beta include;

  • Weapon Blueprint that’s available in the game following the launch on November 5, and in Warzone when the new main map launches later this year.
  • An Arthur Kingsley Operator in Call of Duty: Mobile, just after the end of the Beta.

Open Beta Gameplay

We were recently given the opportunity to trial the open beta game modes, and we have to say this is more than enough to keep even the biggest Call of Duty Fan engaged for hours. It’s intense, yet fun, and even for the most casual player like ourselves, we managed to get a lot out of the game. This weekend fans will have the chance to play a wide variety of game modes, including Team Deathmatch and Kill Confirmed, two personal favorites of ours.


  • Champion Hill (Solos, Duos, Trios)
  • Team Deathmatch
  • Domination
  • Kill Confirmed
  • Patrol
  • Search and Destroy


  • Champion Hill (4 small maps)
  • Hotel Royal
  • Gavutu
  • Red Star
  • Eagle’s Nest

For more information about the Call of Duty: Vanguard open beta this weekend including PC requirements and download size/ time you can follow the link below. We recently covered the full extent of the content which is also linked in this article above and below with everything you need to know about this hotly anticipated release.

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