Kicking off the Gamescom 2016 event, which officially opens its doors tomorrow in Cologne, Germany, Electronic Arts has finally announced the official date for Battlefield 1 Open Beta as well as released a new gameplay trailer.
According to Electronic Arts, the Open Beta phase for Battlefield 1 will officially start on August 31st and will be available on PCs, Playstation 4 and the Xbox One. Those that sign up to Battlefield Insider by August 21st and choose their platform, will have a chance to get an invite for the Open Beta phase. There is still no word on how long the Open Beta phase will last, but hopefully it will give gamers enough time to try it out and give EA/DICE enough time to squash some bugs.
The Open Beta phase will include a single map, Sinai Desert, as well as two modes to choose from, Conquest, with up to 64 players, and Rush mode, with up to 24 players.
EA has also released the new Gamescom Gameplay Trailer which shows exactly that same map and hopefully the armored train will also be included in the beta as it looks like a lot of fun.
This is probably one of the most anticipated Open Beta phases and we are quite sure that EA has plenty of Battlefield Insiders to kick it off on August 31.