Battlefield 2042 Early Access: How to play NOW ahead of next week’s release

BATTLEFIELD 2042 is out next week, but savvy gamers can start playing today.

There are a few options when it comes to getting early access to the upcoming Battlefield title so you can pick the one that best suits you.

Battlefield 2042 Early Access: How to play NOW ahead of next week’s release
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Battlefield 2042 Early Access — pre-orders

The first option for Early Access is easiest for those of you who aren’t fussed with subscriptions but will definitely be playing Battlefield 2042.

Both the Battlefield 2042 Gold and Ultimate Editions grant Early Access to the full game.

So if you want to start playing a week early, you can pre-order now and start playing immediately.

Battlefield 2042 Early Access — EA Play

There are two options available depending on your membership.

EA Play members get a 10-hour Early Access trial to Battlefield 2042. So if that seems like enough to be getting on with, you can sign up here.

EA Play Pro members on the other hand get full access to the game so if that’s more your speed, you can join here.

  • EA Play
    • £3.99 / $4.99 / €3.99 per month
    •  £19.99 / $29.99 / €24.99 for 12 months
  • EA Play Pro
    • £14.99 / $14.99 / €14.99 per month
    • £89.99 / $99.99 / €99.99 for 12 months

Early Access — Xbox Game Pass

Lastly, if you have an active subscription for Xbox Game Pass or Game Pass Ultimate, you can play early as part of your membership.

Both subscription tiers will give you access to Battlefield 2042 for up to 10 hours.

Battlefield 2042 launches worldwide on Friday, November 19 across all platforms.

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