How to play UFC 5 closed beta: Dates, codes explained & more

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The UFC 5 dev team unveiled new details regarding the closed beta registration period. If you’re looking to test the game out, here’s a guide with everything you need to know about the UFC 5 closed beta, including available game modes and platforms.

Fans of UFC are eagerly awaiting the arrival of the new UFC 5 on October 27, 2023. While you wait, you should know that the devs have been unveiling the game’s major new features as well as important details such as which platforms it will be available on and information about UFC 5 early access.

However, there is another way to access UFC 5 early without buying the game, and that is through the closed beta. Although players will only be able to experience a very limited version of the game, they will still be able to enjoy UFC 5’s main gameplay features.

Here’s everything you need to know about the UFC 5 closed beta period, including start and end dates, and how to obtain access codes.

UFC 5 closed beta: Dates & platforms

EA Sports announced that the closed beta period for UFC 5 will begin on September 20, 2023, and will run for one week until September 27. Fans who can access the closed beta can only do so on PlayStation 5 (North America or Europe), and Xbox Series X|S without regional restrictions.

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Former Lightweight Champion Anthony Pettis in UFC 5.

How to get UFC 5 closed beta codes

In order to access the UFC 5 closed beta, players will need an access code that will be distributed via email. If you applied for the beta, be sure to check your inbox.

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Unfortunately, the dev team announced that the registration period for UFC 5 closed beta is now closed because it is “full.” However, they highlight that fans should stay tuned for “future testing opportunities.”

Once the devs open again the sign-up period for the UFC 5 closed beta, you must follow these steps:

  1. Go over the UFC section on the EA Sports website
  2. Click on “Closed Beta Registration
  3. Select one of the three available platform options, and tick the “EA Terms & Conditions” box.
  4. Finally, submit the UFC 5 closed beta registration and usually take a look at your email inbox as well as your spam folder to check if you have received an access code.
Israel “Stylebender” Adesanya in UFC 5EA Sports
Israel “Stylebender” Adesanya is the UFC 5 Deluxe Edition cover star.

UFC 5 closed beta game modes & details

If you’ve been one of the lucky ones to receive an access code for the UFC 5 closed beta, then you can already take a first look at the new game through online matches. As EA Sports announced during the closed beta registration period, online matches will be the only game mode that players can test.

Finally, it’s important to note that in the UFC closed beta, all progress made cannot be carried over to your profile when the final version of the game is released.

That’s all we know so far about the UFC 5 closed beta period. We’ll keep you informed when EA Sports make any new announcements. For more on upcoming games, check out our other guides:

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