Everything you need to know about XDefiant Open Session beta

Everything you need to know about XDefiant Open Session beta
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Written by 

Jack Marsh


21st Jun 2023 13:22


The next XDefiant Open Session beta is finally here, so you'll want to know the start and end times, along with how to register and what platforms you can play on.

XDefiant is Ubisoft's newest attempt at a competitive shooter, with many of the internal Ubisoft teams chipping in with the development. So, if you're looking to try it out yourself before launch, check out our rundown of the Open Session beta. 

When does the Open Session beta end?

The XDefiant Open Session Beta will run from June 21-23, beginning at 6 AM BST / 10 AM PST / 1 PM EST / 7 PM CEST and finishing at 7 AM BST / 1 PM PST / 2 AM EST / 8 AM CEST).

Ubisoft says that this session will allow for final tweaks before the game is due to arrive in Summer 2023.

How to register for Open Session Beta

As an Open Session beta, you don't need to register for XDefiant and can just download the game from your specific platform.

All platforms will be open for the XDefiant Open Session Beta, so you can play regardless of whether you're on PC, Xbox Series X|S, or PS5.

Do we know what maps and modes are available?

We don't know what'll be included in the Open Session Beta, but we are expecting many of the previously available modes from the game's prior betas to make an appearance. 

As we learn more about what maps and modes players will be able to test out, we'll update you right here with further details.

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Jack Marsh
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Jack Marsh
Jack is an Esports Journalist at GGRecon. Graduating from the University of Chester, with a BA Honours degree in Journalism, Jack is an avid esports enthusiast and specialises in Rocket League, Call of Duty, VALORANT, and trending gaming news.
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