XDefiant closed beta start time - When can you play?

XDefiant player holding assault rifle
Credit: Ubisoft

XDefiant player holding assault rifle
Credit: Ubisoft

The XDefiant closed beta start time is already a hot topic of conversation among players looking forward to dropping into Ubisoft's brand-new arena shooter. Developed with the assistance of current and former professional Call of Duty players, XDefiant features plenty of fast-paced action alongside a range of mechanics that are simple to understand but tricky to master.

Following numerous Insider Sessions, the hype surrounding the game is starting to build. Whether you're a hardcore fan of shooter games or looking for something new to play, XDefiant has the potential to attract a lot of attention.

In this guide, find everything you need to know about the closed beta start time and when you can start playing.

When is the XDefiant closed beta?

The XDefiant closed beta begins on April 13 at 10AM PT (6PM BST) and comes to an end on April 23 at 11PM PT (6AM BST) giving you plenty of time to see what the game is all about.

XDefiant characters holding guns
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How to register for XDefiant closed beta

The process of registering for the XDefiant closed beta is incredibly straightforward. The first method of registration involved heading to the XDefiant website and using your Ubisoft account to log in.

Select the 'Register Now' button, enter your email address associated with your account, and pick your platform. All you need to do is wait for the servers to go live to drop into action!

Another way to gain access to the closed beta is through Twitch drops. From April 13, watch any partnered streamer for at least 30 minutes and you can start playing for yourself.

Is XDefiant free to play?

Yes! XDefiant is completely free to play. Like most free-to-play releases, Ubisoft will utilise a live service model and seasonal updates to introduce new content into the game.

If you want to spend some money on cosmetics and the battle pass, you can do so but the base game is available without spending a penny.

That's all there is to know about the XDefiant closed beta start time. For more, check out our XDefiant page where we'll be posting news and guides on all aspects of the game.

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