How To Join The Open Beta For XDefiant

XDefiant is Ubisoft’s upcoming free-to-play arena shooter game. For a while, the developer of XDefiant hosted many closed beta testing programs for users to test and try out the game. Ever since we got to see a good showcase of the game at the Ubisoft Forward event that took place on the 13th of June, 2023, We also saw a good number of players and reactions that you can watch over here.

During the event, Ubisoft also announced that an open beta for XDefiant will be taking place for all users to try and test the game out. And the time has come. To know how to join the open beta for Defiant, read on.

How To Join XDefiant Open Beta

The XDefiant open beta will begin on June 21, 2023, and will end on June 23, 2023. The open beta will be available automatically for those who were selected to take part in the closed beta testing of XDefiant. You can follow these steps if you were not able to join the closed beta for the game previously.

  1. First off, launch your favorite web browser and head over to the XDefiant website by clicking on this link.
  2. You will see a button that says Register To Play. Click on it.
  3. Next, you will have to choose the platform that you want to play for the open beta.
  4. Once you have selected the platform, click on the button that says Register.
  5. Now, you need to sign in with your Ubisoft account.
  6. With the details entered, you will be asked two questions. You can choose to answer these or simply click on the pink button that says Next.
  7. Also, before finalizing, you can choose if you want to change the platform.
  8. Now, all you need to do is wait for an email from Ubisoft that will tell you if you are selected.
  9. Once selected, simply download the game to your device and play the open beta right away.

The open beta for XDefiant is available for Xbox Series X|S, PlayStation 5, and on PC via the Ubisoft Connect app.

XDefiant System Requirements for PC

Now, let’s take a look at the system requirements that you need in order to enjoy the game on your Windows PC.

Minimum System Requirements

  • OS: Windows 10/11 64-bit
  • CPU:  AMD Ryzen 5 1400 or Intel i7-4790K
  • RAM: 8 GB 
  • GPU:  AMD Radeon RX 560 or NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti
  • Storage: 65 GB
  • DirectX: DirectX 11 and DirectX 12

Recommended System Requirements

  • OS: Windows 10/11 64-bit 
  • CPU:  AMD Ryzen 5 1600 or Intel i7-4790K
  • RAM: 16 GB (running dual-channel mode)
  • GPU: AMD Radeon RX 580 or NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 
  • Storage: 65 GB
  • DirectX: DirectX 11 and DirectX 12

Closing Thoughts

This concludes everything you need to know on how you can register for the open beta of XDefiant. Now, this is a great way to test and see what other things you can expect from the game. Of course, the game will be free to play once it is released. However, you need to note that the progress you make through the open beta will not be carried forward when the full game is released later this year.


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