Bethesda has kicked off the first Fallout 76 beta test; its upcoming shared-world role-playing game (RPG) headed to Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and PC. Dubbed the "Break It Early Test Application (B.E.T.A.)," the trial provides a chance to get hands-on before its slated November 14 release.

The Fallout 76 beta is available exclusively via a preorder, granting access to a pre-release version of the full game. However, despite several weeks of testing, Fallout 76's beta won't be playable 24/7. To gather large pools of players for testing, servers will only be live for small timeframes, ranging from "four to eight hours."

We've wrapped up all confirmed dates and times for Fallout 76 beta sessions so far. We'll update this post going forward with future updates.

Updated November 9, 2018: Fallout 76's BETA has wrapped up for all platforms. For now, you'll need to wait until its scheduled November 14 release for Xbox One, PS4, and PC.

How to play the Fallout 76 beta

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Fallout 76 Xbox One beta dates and times

Fallout 76's beta launched first on Xbox One, with sessions since expanding to other platforms.

  • October 23 – 7 PM ET to 11 PM ET (4 PM PT to 8 PM PT / 12 AM to 4AM UK)
  • October 27 – 5 PM ET to 7 PM ET (2 PM PT to 4 PM PT / 10 PM to 12 AM UK)
  • October 28 – 12 PM ET to 2 PM ET (9 AM PT to 11 AM PT / 4 PM to 6 PM UK)
  • October 30 – 7 PM ET to 11 PM ET (4 PM PT to 8 PM PT / 11 PM to 3 AM UK)
  • November 1 – 2 PM ET to 11 PM ET (11 AM PT to 8 PM PT / 6 PM to 3 AM UK)
  • November 3 – 5 PM ET to 9 PM ET (2 PM PT to 6 PM PT / 9 PM to 1 AM UK)
  • November 4 – 2 PM ET to 9 PM ET (11 AM PT to 6 PM PT / 7 PM to 2 AM UK)
  • November 6 – 1 PM ET to 3 PM ET (10 AM PT to 12 PM PT / 6 PM to 8 PM UK)
  • November 8 – 2 PM ET to 8 PM ET (11 AM PT to 5 PM PT / 7 PM to 1 AM UK)

Fallout 76 PlayStation 4 beta dates and times

Fallout 76's PlayStation 4 beta has kicked off, with sessions continuing through November.

  • October 30 – 7 PM ET to 11 PM ET (4 PM PT to 8 PM PT / 11 PM to 3 AM UK)
  • November 1 – 2 PM ET to 11 PM ET (11 AM PT to 8 PM PT / 6 PM to 3 AM UK)
  • November 3 – 5 PM ET to 9 PM ET (2 PM PT to 6 PM PT / 9 PM to 1 AM UK)
  • November 4 – 2 PM ET to 9 PM ET (11 AM PT to 6 PM PT / 7 PM to 2 AM UK)
  • November 6 – 1 PM ET to 3 PM ET (10 AM PT to 12 PM PT / 6 PM to 8 PM UK)
  • November 8 – 2 PM ET to 8 PM ET (11 AM PT to 5 PM PT / 7 PM to 1 AM UK)

Fallout 76 PC beta dates and times

Fallout 76's PC beta launch wasn't seamless, but players still have more sessions ahead.

  • October 30 – 7 PM ET to 11 PM ET (4 PM PT to 8 PM PT / 11 PM to 3 AM UK)
  • November 1 – 2 PM ET to 11 PM ET (11 AM PT to 8 PM PT / 6 PM to 3 AM UK)
  • November 3 – 5 PM ET to 9 PM ET (2 PM PT to 6 PM PT / 9 PM to 1 AM UK)
  • November 4 – 2 PM ET to 9 PM ET (11 AM PT to 6 PM PT / 7 PM to 2 AM UK)
  • November 6 – 1 PM ET to 3 PM ET (10 AM PT to 12 PM PT / 6 PM to 8 PM UK)
  • November 8 – 2 PM ET to 8 PM ET (11 AM PT to 5 PM PT / 7 PM to 1 AM UK)

Check back in the coming days for future Fallout 76 beta schedules.

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Updated November 9, 2018: Fallout 76's BETA has ended, following a November 8 session.

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