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How to Sign Up for the Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 Beta

The Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 beta starts in August, but if you want to play you need to take action now so that you are signed up for the Black Ops 3 beta on PS4, Xbox One and PC. We’ll walk through the essential information that you need to know so that you are ready to play as soon as the Black Ops 3 beta download is available.

You need to pre-order the new Call of Duty for Black Ops 3 beta access. After you pre-order you will get a Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 beta code or key that grants you access to the Xbox One, PS4 or PC download when it starts.

Read: How to Download the PS4 Black Ops 3 Beta

We just learned that the Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 beta release date is on August 19th for the PS4. We don’t know the Black Ops 3 beta start time, or when the Xbox One and PC versions will start, but expect at least a few days of exclusive access on the PS4.

How to sign up for the Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 beta.
How to sign up for the Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 beta.

Participating retailers include a Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 beta key when you pre-order the game. We will learn about the Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 Collector’s Edition later this week if you want to wait to pre-order.

What You Need for the Black Ops 3 Beta

[contextly_sidebar id=”cCMOpaVfUhKcMqLduD2orKb4AsaJjmRS”]No matter which console you plan to play the Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 beta on you will need a pre-order from a participating retailer. This includes digital editions on PSN, Steam or the Xbox Store and all versions sold at Amazon, Best Buy, GameStop, Target and Walmart.

If you order online you will get a Black Ops 3 beta code by email. If you order in store it may appear on your receipt or come by email depending on the retailer.

We expect to play early with a Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 beta.
You need to pre-order the new Call of Duty for access to the Black Ops 3 beta.

It is very important to know that it can take up to 72 hours for the Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 beta code to arrive. Amazon delivered a Black Ops 3 beta code in less than 18 hours, but Best Buy has yet to deliver after the same amount of time and some users report delays of over 72 hours.

There are several deals available that offer up to $22 off Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 and include beta access.

You will need the 13-digit Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 beta code and an Internet connection. You will likely need 20 to 50GB of free space on your Xbox One or PS4 to install in August.

How to Sign Up for the Black Ops 3 Beta

1. With your Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 beta code in hand go to the Black Ops 3 page and click on Redeem Code.

Log in to link your Black Ops 3 beta key to an account.
Log in to link your Black Ops 3 beta key to an account.

2. Log in with Activision or with Facebook. In any method you will need to make sure that you have a free Activision or Call of Duty account.

3. Link your console to the Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 beta. To do this you will need to sign in to your PSN, Xbox Live or PC account.

Enter your Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 beta code.
Enter your Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 beta code.

4. Enter the 13 digit Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 beta code.

5. If Prompted select the account you want to use the beta on. You will see this if you have a PSN, Xbox Live and PC account linked.

Choose the console you want to use your Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 beta key code on.
Choose the console you want to use your Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 beta key code on.

6. Select the Region and click Redeem again.

After this process you are now signed up for the Call of Duty beta. You will need to wait for more details on how to download the Call of Duty beta. We may not see this information arrive until mid-August. You will likely find a second PS4 Black Ops 3 beta download code in your inbox near the official release.

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Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 Beta Dates

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Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 Beta Dates

The Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 beta starts on August 19th for PS4 and later on the Xbox One and PC. We don't know the exact PC and Xbox One Black Ops 3 beta start date, but the odds are good that they will also arrive in late August. 

This is not a full version of the game. Although unannounced, you can expect to play Multiplayer on a variety of maps that will tests servers and weapon balancing. The beta FAQ states, "Specific details of what will be included in the Call of Duty: Black Ops III Beta will be released at a later date.

We will learn more about the Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 beta start time later this year. The Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 beta is available on PC, PS4 and Xbox One.

 

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13 Comments

  1. eirik

    08/11/2015 at 10:46 am

    i never got any code! i preordered on my playstation 4 account but i never gon any emails con anyone please help me???

    Reply

    • Twingary

      08/15/2015 at 5:01 pm

      If you pre-ordered on the playstation store it will automatically download the beta when it releases

      Reply

      • Grey Panther

        08/17/2015 at 6:37 am

        You’d think that’s worth mentioning in this guide, right…

        Reply

  2. Gruffydd

    08/14/2015 at 12:23 pm

    You don’t need a code if you bought through play station store it will be there for you when it’s released on the 19th August

    Reply

  3. Riley

    08/14/2015 at 3:12 pm

    I Pre-Ordered Black Ops 3 at Best Buy an month ago and I never got a Code on the receipt or anything…So how do I get the Beta code???

    Reply

    • jimmy

      08/18/2015 at 1:34 pm

      why would you rder it from there then

      Reply

  4. Puerto

    08/18/2015 at 6:21 pm

    I need help

    Reply

  5. Kim

    08/18/2015 at 9:16 pm

    I received my code and it is only 12 digits long. It is asking for 13 any advice

    Reply

  6. Devon antos

    08/18/2015 at 11:33 pm

    I preordered from Walmart but I don’t see a code on my card or receipt what do I do?

    Reply

  7. Lianne little

    08/19/2015 at 12:33 am

    I can’t seem to log into the site and have had no email even though redeemed code as bought from game but no.. email with beta code for psn arrgg

    Reply

  8. John

    08/19/2015 at 8:13 am

    What about if you preorder it one day after beta is released

    Reply

  9. zack

    08/27/2015 at 6:45 am

    I boughr mine from gamestop and didn’t get a code

    Reply

  10. vidmis

    02/01/2017 at 10:31 am

    i dont code

    Reply

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