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How to Download the Xbox One Black Ops 3 Beta

The Xbox One Black Ops 3 beta starts on August 26th, and the odds are good that you will be able start your Xbox One Black Ops 3 beta download soon. Like last week we plan on an early arrive of the Black Ops 3 beta tokens for Xbox One and PC later today.

Here is how to download the Xbox One Black Ops 3 beta right now, with where you need to look to find your beta token and two free Xbox One Black Ops 3 beta tokens to share.

Update:Xbox One Black Ops 3 Beta Problems Frustrate Users

After wrapping up a week of the PS4 beta, the Xbox One Black Ops 3 beta starts in a few hours along with the PC version. The official word is that the Xbox One Black Ops 3 beta download codes will start rolling out at 12:01 AM Pacific or 3:01 AM Eastern on August 26th, but gamers are counting on an early arrival of codes like we saw with the PS4 beta.

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Even if you get your Xbox One Black Ops 3 beta download codes this evening you should not expect to play right away. The 12-15GB download will take some time and you may need to download a patch on top of the main download. The PS4 beta download took over six hours on a fast home connection, and the Xbox One Black Ops 3 beta download may take just as long during the first hours when the server is hammered.

Although Treyarch did not yet offer an estimated time, David Vonderhaar recently stated that the team is doing system checks and is focused on the release at this moment.

Here is how to download the Xbox One Black Ops 3 beta and start playing as soon as the codes arrive.

Where to Find Your Xbox One Black Ops 3 Beta Token

Find your Xbox One Black Ops 3 beta token.
Find your Xbox One Black Ops 3 beta token.
[contextly_sidebar id=”CkpxtcYsslAeXX9Z6VCsRkLG9SGQvuK3″]You need to make sure you registered for the Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 beta using the codes that the retailer you pre-order from provided. You need to enter those codes into the Call of Duty website so that you can get the Black Ops 3 beta download token for Xbox One.

The only exception is if you pre-ordered the digital copy of Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 on Xbox One from the Xbox Store. If that is the case you are already registered and just need to download the beta as soon as it is live on the store.

Update: If you did not get the Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 beta code that you need to register, and you pre-ordered from Best Buy, use this guide to contact the right person to get your Xbox One BO3 beta code that you need to register to get this download token.

If you bought the game in stores, go to the email address you used to register for your Call of Duty account. Search for an email from Call of Duty, news@em.callofduty.com, with the subject Your Black Ops 3 Beta Token is Inside.

As soon as your email is sent out you should find your beta tokens and two others to share with friends during the beta. As of now you need a beta download token for this, but this weekend the Xbox One Black Ops 3 beta may open up to all.

How to Download the Xbox One Black Ops 3 Beta

How to download the Xbox One Black Ops 3 beta.
How to download the Xbox One Black Ops 3 beta.

This guide shows you how to download the Xbox One Black Ops 3 beta as soon as it is available using the beta token that will come to your inbox soon. You need to wait for your code and if one never arrives you will need to contact Activision support.

  • Turn on the Xbox One and sign in. Go to the Store on your home screen.
  • Next select games on the right side of the screen.
  • On this next screen choose Use a code.
  • Enter the 25 character code that you received in your email. Do not enter hyphens or spaces.
  • If all goes as planned you will see a confirmation screen and can redeem your code.

Users report problems redeeming the Xbox One Call of Duty Black Ops 3 codes. Treyarch is working on a fix.

This should start the Xbox One Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 beta download. It’s a good idea to make sure this is your only download or your first if you want to play it immediately as the Xbox only downloads one game at a time.

Wait for the Xbox One Black Ops 3 beta to complete and install. You will see progress on the My Games and Apps page.

When this is complete you can start playing the Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 beta on your Xbox One. If your Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 beta token doesn’t work you can contact Activision through this link to get help.

Xbox One Black Ops 3 Beta: 10 Things to Try

Try Out Each Specialist

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Try Out Each Specialist

Black Ops 3 is going to be introducing several new elements to the Call of Duty franchise. One of the biggest is the addition of Specialists. Specialists come with their own look but more importantly, they come with unique weapons and abilities. 

Here's the breakdown of the Specialist classes that you'll most likely encounter during the Xbox One Black Ops 3 beta:

Battery: Battery operates ahead of the front lines. Her War Machine fires salvos of bouncing grenades, while her Kinetic Armor can deflect enemy bullets when active… though she remains vulnerable to headshots and non-bullet damage.

Ruin: A reckless infantry soldier who prefers to surprise his enemies. He rushes into battle with his Overdrive ability, and can deliver a devastating shockwave with his Gravity Spikes.

Outrider: A hunter-tracker who stalks her prey from afar before moving in for the kill. Use her Vision Pulse ability to reveal the location of nearby enemies or her Sparrow compound bow with its deadly explosive bolts.

Prophet: Prefers to disrupt opponents’ tactics before moving in for the kill. His Tempest is a charge-shot weapon that delivers chain electricity to all nearby enemies. He can confuse enemies with his Glitch ability, which flashes him back to a previous position.

Seraph: Known for extreme focus and discipline in combat. Her high-caliber Annihilator revolver fires powerful rounds with increased bullet penetration taking out enemies with one shot. She’s also able to earn Scorestreaks more quickly using her Combat Focus ability, which triggers a brief bonus multiplier.

Nomad: Prefers to turn the environment against his enemies. Case in point: His H.I.V.E. weapon, which deploys trap pods filled with deadly nano-drones. When near death, Nomad can recover using his Rejack ability.

You'll want to try out each Specialist so that you develop a comfort level with one or more of them. There's a good chance that one will fit your style better than the other so you'll want to use the beta to do a bit of experimentation.

In order to really dig in though you'll need to play as each one. As you level up, you'll gain unlock tokens that allow you to access new weapons and abilities. So, give each a shot and that way, you'll be better prepared for the public release in November. 

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46 Comments

  1. Will Aston

    08/25/2015 at 4:22 pm

    i got a token but it is for ps4 not xbox one

    Reply

  2. Andrew

    08/25/2015 at 5:13 pm

    i got the tokens for Xbox One but when i put the code in it says they cant find the code

    Reply

    • Scott Wehnau

      08/25/2015 at 5:47 pm

      Same, all 3 codes do not work

      Reply

      • KG

        08/26/2015 at 12:26 am

        Can I borrow one of your codes? I want to see if my solution can be confirmed.

        Reply

    • XboxLiveVeteran

      08/25/2015 at 5:52 pm

      Same for me. Wtf..

      Reply

    • MATT

      08/25/2015 at 6:03 pm

      SAME HERE

      Reply

  3. willie

    08/25/2015 at 5:17 pm

    i got my code and it cant find code it doesnt work

    Reply

  4. pinhead

    08/25/2015 at 5:21 pm

    not only does my code not work, you didn’t provide a link bonehead

    Reply

  5. airkiburst

    08/25/2015 at 5:31 pm

    Code does not work says cant find code

    Reply

  6. Ultima

    08/25/2015 at 5:46 pm

    Same problem 3 tokens for xbox one but none of them works ??

    Reply

    • KG

      08/26/2015 at 12:29 am

      Can I borrow one of your Codes? I am going to confirm my solution.

      Reply

  7. Jak Stedman

    08/25/2015 at 5:51 pm

    You didn’t even leave the link you idiot.

    Reply

  8. Daniel leal

    08/25/2015 at 5:57 pm

    Same here!!!! WTF!!!!

    Reply

  9. Jacob

    08/25/2015 at 6:55 pm

    I wonder how many 12 year olds are gonns kill themselves tonight because of this shit

    Reply

  10. Brian

    08/25/2015 at 7:18 pm

    Fail Boat like every next generation release so far. Even they can’t make sure the token code server is talking with Xbox line to validate the codes. If they can’t get that straight after the failed ps4 code issue why would we thing they have the game and servers ready for launch day.

    Reply

  11. Alex Wrigh

    08/25/2015 at 7:28 pm

    Hey so.. It’s a beta, one.. and two, calm yourself.. it’s not like you won’t watch youtuber and twitch streamers play the game over and over again.. You just want to have an opinion that more than likely will be ignored. My codes didn’t work either.. But I’m just laughing at you fools thinking that this page has any control over what Activision does.. it’s not like they can go “Poof here’s a new code that DOES work” so quit your whining.. it’ll be open to everyone soon more than likely this weekend..

    Reply

  12. Jesus

    08/25/2015 at 8:15 pm

    I don’t have a token yet

    Reply

  13. nykiller pm1978

    08/25/2015 at 8:40 pm

    Same here when i entered sats cannot be found

    Reply

  14. Jerman9000

    08/25/2015 at 9:23 pm

    Everyone! If you go to the windows live website to redeem your code, change your region to Brasil and then type in your code and it will work!

    Reply

    • Stoney

      08/25/2015 at 10:14 pm

      You are awsome. Thanks :*)

      Reply

      • Fin Small

        08/26/2015 at 1:41 am

        What code? The one we were given by either email or Amazon etc or the token code?

        Reply

    • Shaoden

      08/26/2015 at 7:52 am

      OMG This actually works LMAO.

      Reply

  15. Matt

    08/25/2015 at 10:30 pm

    I bought BO3 on the store and i dont know how to DL the Beta, Help me please

    Reply

    • chelsea

      08/25/2015 at 11:27 pm

      same here nothing is coming up ! have you found out yet?

      Reply

  16. tim

    08/25/2015 at 10:47 pm

    I keep on getting error

    Reply

  17. Shauna

    08/25/2015 at 10:56 pm

    This happened to me also. Do it online. Go to redeem code(link below). Then on the left side click change my region. Find Brasil, change that to your region. Enter code and it should work.

    YOURE WELCOME!!

    https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=3&cad=rja&uact=8&ved=0CCwQFjACahUKEwip9r7XhcbHAhXLMz4KHeraCDY&url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.xbox.com%2Fredeemcode&ei=bFLdVamQHcvn-AHqtaOwAw&usg=AFQjCNEiSrWnsryywol3Nu3m6C239pfZWw&sig2=rL4e025P-LIICGjAkA3Q_g

    Reply

  18. ty

    08/26/2015 at 1:06 am

    wheres the link at you dick face.

    Reply

  19. Allah

    08/26/2015 at 2:12 am

    if you change your religion to the faith of Allah , the the mighty Allah will sort you out a BO3 beta code , oh and he will throw in 40 virgin girls and 5 boys to bum.
    maf biz jagg guv woody .

    Reply

  20. Joe Boyd

    08/26/2015 at 5:01 am

    Man this is dumb when it comes to xbox there is so many problems with call of duty… i have codes that dont work.. I dont have an email. Its so fustrating. This is disappointing Activision please do better for your fans this is what they dont like..

    Reply

    • Josh

      08/26/2015 at 5:13 am

      PS4 had the same issues, blame activision not xbox

      Reply

      • Willie

        08/26/2015 at 5:46 am

        Ps4 did not have the same problem worked fine on ps4

        Reply

    • joe

      08/27/2015 at 9:22 pm

      be happy that youll get every dlc 1 month early

      Reply

  21. Armandt

    08/26/2015 at 6:29 am

    Please Treyarch fix this error. I really like you guys more than any other company.Please fix the code not working for the beta.

    Reply

  22. paul

    08/26/2015 at 6:40 am

    hey i purchased black ops 3 deluxe edition today (8/26/2015) on xbox store, i received a a bill buy mail but i didn’t get any tokens or codes for the beta. Where did you guys received our tokens ?

    Reply

    • John Doe

      08/26/2015 at 1:52 pm

      If you purchase BO3 directly from XBox store, it will recognized you purchased it and will not send any codes. Just go download the BO3 Beta app (it’s different from the actual BO3 game download) and should let you in.

      Reply

  23. Tanya

    08/26/2015 at 6:45 am

    I changed my region to Brazil online and it let me redeem my token but now I don’t know how to actually get the beta to download to my Xbox. Can anyone help?

    Reply

  24. charles

    08/26/2015 at 7:24 am

    @Tanya if any of your friends are playing the black ops cod multiplayer beta click on their name and then view in store. click install.

    Reply

  25. connorwardley1@icloud.com

    08/26/2015 at 7:39 am

    how do you get a code

    Reply

  26. Ivan

    08/26/2015 at 9:49 am

    Man my codes works but it won’t install it keeps stopping

    Reply

  27. L3slie

    08/26/2015 at 12:12 pm

    Can a girl have a code xb1?

    Reply

    • Daniel leal

      08/26/2015 at 12:15 pm

      I’ll send you a code if you send me a picture of your tits….

      Reply

  28. DisTrack (@CodGhostCamos)

    08/26/2015 at 4:19 pm

    Giving away Black ops 3 BETA codes for xbox only!! http://bitly.com/BO3BETACODES

    Reply

  29. toby

    08/27/2015 at 11:08 am

    Get your CoD:Black Ops 3 Beta Key only at “http://codops3betakey.bestcheats.co/”! Thank you so much for the free key!

    Reply

  30. Joe Grossman

    11/23/2015 at 1:47 pm

    How do I download it on the updated version of Xbox One. I cannot find where to upload a code

    Reply

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