Ubisoft have confirmed that the beta will be running 3 - 6 February, as well as sharing some details on its content.
The open world encourages experimentation as there are multiple ways to go about completing your mission, from stealth to an all out assault.
Just like the full game, the beta can be played solo or with up to 3 friends in online co-op.
Those who are selected can preload the beta from 1 February and there's still time to sign up if you'd like to give it a go.
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