COD Vanguard Free Multiplayer Trial: Dates and Times, How to Join, and Content

Despite some lackluster sales in the UK, Call of Duty: Vanguard is still worth a look. Some players, however, might not want to open their wallets to play COD Vanguard Multiplayer to take advantage of all available guns and game modes, as well as Season 1 update content.

That's where COD Vanguard's free multiplayer trial comes in, allowing gamers around the world on PC, PlayStation, and Xbox to experience the game's multiplayer without spending any money on Activision. Here's what you need to know.

COD Vanguard MP Free Trial: Dates and Times

More than a month after the initial release of COD Vanguard, Activision has announced the free multiplayer trial for anyone with a compatible PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, or Xbox Series S/X.

Mark this calendar to play COD Vanguard without opening your wallet. (Photo: Activision)

The COD Vanguard free multiplayer trial will start on December 16 at 18:00 GMT. The exact end date and time was also revealed on December 21 at 18:00 p.m. GMT.

Free COD Vanguard Trail Multiplayer Content

While players won't be able to experience the story campaign or zombies, the COD Vanguard free multiplayer trial still features a ton of content.

You can even play the festive variant of the expedition map through the free trial. (Photo: Activision)

You will be able to play all multiplayer maps, game modes and playlists during the free trial period. This includes content from the Festive Fervor event!

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For those who get hooked and decide to purchase the game, all progress will carry over.

How to Join COD Vanguard MP Trial

Joining the COD Vanguard multiplayer course is very easy. All you have to do is download the game at the start of the trial period.

All progress will carry over if/when you decide to purchase COD Vanguard. (Photo: Activision)

For console players, simply search for the phrase "Vanguard Free Access" via the PlayStation or Xbox store.

PC players can head to the client and search for Vanguard, where a "PLAY FOR FREE" button will appear once the download becomes available.

Take advantage of COD Vanguard's free multiplayer trial and mark those calendars with the exact dates and times so you can get the most out of the experience.

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Don't forget to check our dedicated Call of Duty section for news, loadouts, tier lists, leaks and more.

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