DICE is readying for release of Battlefield 4 on the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and PC. Today they’ve dished new details on how to get into the multiplayer beta, and new details on upgrading your current-generation copy of Battlefield 4 to one for the Xbox One or PlayStation 4.
First for the beta news, reiterated from last week. If you’ve pre-ordered the Battlefield 4 Digital Deluxe Edition, were a Battlefield 3 Premium member, or were a registered owner of Medal of Honor Warfighter Limited Edition or Digital Deluxe — you’ll get access to the beta on October 1st.
For those who don’t meet the above requirements, there will be a public beta via Xbox Live, PSN, and Orgin, beginning on October 4th.
As for upgrading your copy of Battlefield 4 for the next-generation, DICE has put together a lengthy features list, and it varies from retailer to retailer. But inside copies of Battlefield 4 on the PS4 there will be a voucher with a unique code printed on it. This code will allow you to upgrade your copy of the game on the PlayStation Store.
Retailers like GameStop, Amazon, and GAME, each have there own specific programs in place to make the transition if you’d rather trade your copy into a retailer.
As for Battlefield 4 upgrades on the Xbox One, it looks like the only route is to trade in the game at participating retailers. You can find more details about doing so, here.