How to play Gray Zone Warfare early access: Release time, price, content, more

Nathan Warby
Gray Zone Warfare players wlaking through jungle

Gray Zone Warfare early access has finally begun to give players their first taste of the new tactical extraction shooter, but how can you play it? Here’s everything you need to know about how to get Gray Zone Warfare early access, including the release time and content.

Developer Madfinger Games have finally released Gray Zone Warfare, the new extraction shooter inspired by Escape from Tarkov that looks set to be one of 2024’s biggest games. Although it’s only available in early access for now, this is the community’s first opportunity to go hands-on with the game.

So, if you’re wondering how to play Gray Zone Warfare early access, here’s everything you need to know.

How to get Gray Zone Warfare early access

The only way to get Gray Zone Warfare early access is by buying it from Steam. As of April 30 at 12 PM PDT / 3 PM EDT / 8 PM BST, the game’s official Steam page will finally have the option to purchase the game, with multiple different versions up for grabs.

At the time of writing, there is no console port of the game available, so only PC players can visit Lamang at launch.

If you’re looking for the cheapest way to experience Gray Zone Warfare, then the Standard Edition costing $34.99 is the one for you. This unlocks access to the game, as well as a handful of extra bonuses such as a 10×25 locker and $10,000 of in-game currency.

If you want to go all-in right off the bat, the $99.99 Supporter Edition comes with a larger locker, tons of extra equipment, and even an exclusive Supporter Badge. You can check out our guide on every Gray Zone Warfare edition for a full breakdown of each one.

Gray Zone Warfare early access content

Gray Zone Warfare will evolve as the devs work on the game, but the early access version still comes with plenty of content. Here’s everything included:

  • Lamang – 42km^2 open world map
  • Three PMC factions that support 16 players each
  • AI enemies
  • Vendors providing 150 different quests
  • More than 80 different gear items to find
  • Realistic ballistic system
  • Weapons with 400 unique parts that can be swapped
  • Character creator
  • Unique health system that realistic reacts to damage
  • Squads up to four players
  • Social features

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