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And this is why it’s called a beta test. Electronic Arts said on its Battlefield Twitter account that the Battlefield 1 open beta is current experiencing server outages. No doubt it has something to do with Activision pulling the cables out of a server farm during the Call of Duty World Championships.

“We’re working to resolve as soon as possible,” EA said.

Meanwhile, you can watch my nephew Alec playing the beta last night. He’s much better than I am. The sandstorm effects look pretty cool, playing on the PC via Origin. But even he had trouble staying alive in the deadly Sinai Desert.

Update 3pm Sunday PST: Battlefield servers are now operational again.

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