The Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2v2 Alpha Test can now be preloaded from the PlayStation Store.
The 2v2 Alpha is available exclusively on PS4 starting on August 23 and running until the 25th. The alpha does not require a PlayStation Plus subscription.
According to Activision, the 2v2 gameplay – known in the game as Gunfight – is a “fast-paced, small team cage-match style” public multiplayer game. They say that it will “test your individual skill and your teamwork.”
Activision published more details about the Alpha on their blog:
The lone mode you’ll be playing in the 2v2 Alpha is – from its namesake – a four-player, two-versus-two Multiplayer match.
The object of this game is to eliminate the opposing duo, with every player getting the same loadout that changes every two rounds along with where each team spawns.
If neither team is defeated at the end of the time limit, a flag spawns and a 10-second overtime begins. The team that captures this flag – which takes three seconds to capture – or the team to wipe out their opposition wins the round.
Should the round end with neither team eliminated nor the flag captured, the duo that has the highest combined health wins, with the round ending in a draw in the rare case that both teams end with the exact same health.
The first team to win six rounds takes the match!
Be sure to continue to play the 2v2 Alpha throughout the weekend, as new weapon sets, maps, and the Gunfight: OSP (On Site Procurement) mode are planned to be added into rotation.
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare‘s multiplayer was first revealed earlier this month. The full Beta rolls out on September 12. The game launches on October 25 for PC, PS4, and Xbox One.