How to get a CoD Vanguard Beta code by watching CDL Champs

Joseph Pascoulis
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With the Call of Duty: Vanguard reveal event finally taking place in Warzone, some players may be wondering how they can get their hands on a Beta code for the upcoming game.

Activision and Sledgehammer Games have confirmed that there will be an Open Beta for Call of Duty: Vanguard, giving players hands on time with the game before November 5th launch.

Players can get early access to the Open Beta by pre-ordering the game on the digital stores or at retailers.

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The CDL has announced that they are offering an additional way to get early access to the Open Beta: watching the CDL Champs Sunday event.

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How to get Vanguard Beta codes through CDL Championship

In order for players to redeem a Beta code through the CDL, players must tune into the Championship starting on August 22, 11:30 AM PST, for a chance to win 1 of 25,000 Call of Duty: Vanguard Beta Code drops.

Call of Duty Vanguard Beta Code

Ensure you have your Call of Duty account linked to your YouTube account (if you’re watching on YouTube), or have your Call of Duty account linked to the Call of Duty League website to confirm you’re fully signed up. Here’s how.

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Connect Activision & YouTube accounts

  1. Visit YouTube’s website HERE while logged in to your YouTube account
  2. On that linking page, click “Connect” button next to the “Activision ID” option
  3. Follow the link to connect your Activision ID & YouTube accounts together
  4. Once connected, YouTube will update to state “Connected” next to Activision ID

Watching on CDL Site or COD App

If you’re watching on the CallofDutyLeague.com or via the CoD Companion app, just ensure you are logged in to the website or the app. Then you’re all set.

A notification will pop up while watching the stream if you are one of the 25,000 people to be given a beta code.

For those who are worried about having friends to enjoy the beta with, don’t worry because the winners of the Beta Codes will receive 1 extra Beta code to share with a friend.

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Please do keep in mind that these Beta Codes are limited, so make sure you are tuned in and ready for this Sunday’s CDL Championship in order to receive the code.

For those that miss out on getting a Call of Duty: Vanguard Beta code, there will be other ways for players to get involved with Call of Duty: Vanguard’s Beta.

For more on Vanguard, check out our article on the new combat-pacing gameplay for Call of Duty: Vanguard’s Multiplayer.

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After graduating from the University of Southampton, Joseph joined CharlieIntel as a Games Writer after a short stint of freelance journalism. Joseph enjoys most genres of games and will play anything that sparks his interest, but his expertise lies within the FPS category, specifically Apex Legends. If Joey isn't writing about games, then he's most likely playing them. You can contact Joseph at [email protected]