The Open Beta for Battlefield Hardline was announced today. Beginning on February 3, 2015, this will be an opportunity for the masses to experience a fresh new take on the classic "cops and robbers" gameplay experience.
Along with the announcement, came a new trailer (see above), which gives us a quick overview of the game. There was also a FAQ, to address any burning questions you may have:
When is the Battlefield Hardline open beta?
Buckle up, the Battlefield Hardline Open Beta hits the streets on February 3 and ends on February 8! It’ll be available to all players around the world, so there’s no excuse to not try it.
How do I register for the beta?
It’s an open beta, there’s no need to register!
What platforms is the beta going to be available on?
You can get a piece of the action on PC, PS4, PS3, Xbox One, and Xbox 360.
What time will the beta be available to download on February 3?
Time will vary by platform and by region. Please come back and visit the Battlefield Hardline newspage for more information and updates.
When will the beta end?
The beta concludes on February 8. Exact time will vary by platform and by region.
How big will the download be?
On PC, Xbox One and PS4, the download will be between 10-11 GB.
On PS3 and Xbox 360, the download will be slightly under 4GB.
Can I pre-load the beta?
You can pre-load the beta on PC via Origin beginning Monday, February 2 at 10 AM PST.
What is the level cap?
There is no level cap in this beta, you can experience the game’s full progression system during the 6 days the beta is live.
Will my stats and progression carry over to the main game?
Progression doesn’t carry over, but your expertise surely will!
What maps and modes will be in the beta?
The beta features Conquest on the map Dust Bowl, the brand new Hotwire mode on the maps Downtown and Dust Bowl and another new mode Heist on the map Bank Job.
How many players can play each mode?
PC, PS4 and Xbox One supports 64 players on Conquest and 32 players for Hotwire and Heist.
On PS3 and Xbox 360, all modes support 24 players.
When will I get my Battlefield Hardline dogtag in Battlefield 4?
Your dog tag will show up when the next patch for Battlefield 4 is released in March.
What Do You Think?
Are you excited for the open beta? We look forward to your comments now, and when you are in game playing. We welcome you to share all of your beta experiences on our Battlefield Forums.