The beta can be pre-loaded now so that it’s ready to play on June 21, starting at 1:00 a.m. PT until June 25. Players can co-op with up to three friends during the beat period, just as in the full game.
“The Crew 2” spans nine major cities and seven different regions in the US, throughout which players will compete in races, perform stunts and unlock new vehicles.
Ubisoft will also hold a King of the Road Trip Event on June 22, in which 16 racers will compete.
“The Crew 2” is coming out for full release on PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC June 29.
E3 2018 is at the Los Angeles Convention Center from June 11 to 12, but the press conferences with first looks at upcoming titles are happening now. EA was first up on Saturday, with big news including “Battlefield V’s” new battle royale multiplayer mode. Microsoft dominated with their E3 Xbox Briefing on Sunday, and set the bar high by showing 50 upcoming titles. On Sunday, Bethesda also held their press conference, with new looks at “Fallout 76” and more.
Make sure to follow all of Variety’s E3 2018 coverage, with breaking news, original interviews and hands-on impressions, right here.