DICE has announced that the Battlefield V Closed Alpha 2 will be kicking off on August 14.

The latest taster for the upcoming World War II shooter is described as a 'short test,' and doesn't feature any changes as far as maps, modes, weapons, and vehicles. The focus of the second Alpha will instead focus on player progression speed.

DICE has apparently tweaked a number of thing in this respect, which they say will 'better cater to players across all play styles and skill levels based on how fast players score points.' In addition, there have been various improvements applied to matchmaking and fixes for joining squads.

In addition to the above, the developer is also accessing Battlefield V's attrition and soldier movement, as well as more technical aspects such as server stability, backend connectivity, and matchmaking.

Battlefield V's second Apha will be invite-only as you'd expect, and is available in Europe and the US. If you're lucky enough to be picked, you'll be sent a code that can be redeemed in the Origin client.

In addition, those of you who participated in the first Alpha will be automatically invited back for the second round of testing. Check out the post on the official EA website for more info.

Battlefield V is due for release on PlayStation 4, PC, and Xbox One on October 19. DICE will roll out an Open Beta for the shooter in early September.

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