LIVE NOW Battlefield 2042 Preload: Download the game on Xbox, PS, and PC now!

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The full release of Battlefield 2042 is just hours away as it will be available from Friday, 19 November. The Gold and Ultimate editions of the game will release on Friday, 12 November, as does the Game Pass and EA Play version. Thankfully, you'll be able to preload Battlefield 2042 before jumping in, and we have everything you need to know about just that.

Here's everything you need to know about Battlefield 2042's pre-load dates and times!

Latest - Battlefield 2042 Preload Live Now

You can now preload Battlefield 2042 on Xbox One or Xbox Series X / S, PS4, PS5, and PC right now.

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For players on PC, preload became available on Wednesday, 10 November at 10:00 UTC. On the same day at 00:00 Local Time, pre-load will began for players on PlayStation 4 and 5.

There's no specific reason given for the differences in time and dates but what's most important is that each platform has at least 48 hours to get the game downloaded for launch.

Gold & Premium Edition Pre Order Bonuses

The two top editions of Battlefield 2042 contain 7 days of early access to the game but also contain some additional goodies. In the Ultimate Edition you get;

  • 7 Days Early Access
  • Year 1 Pass
  • Pre-order Pack
  • Midnight Ultimate Bundle
  • Official Digital Artbook
  • Exclusive Digital Soundtrack
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In the Gold edition, which is one tier down from the Ultimate, you receive;

  • 7 Days Early Access
  • Year 1 Pass
  • Pre-order Pack
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With any edition of the game that you pre-order, you'll receive a special pre-order pack. This contains;

  • Irish - Battle Hardened Legendary Skin
  • Baku ACB-90 melee takedown knife
  • “Mr. Chompy” Epic Weapon Charm
  • "Landfall" Player Card Background + "Old Guard" Tag