Weighing in at 1.7 GB, the beta is initially available to PlayStation Plus members or those with an early access code from inFamous 2, and will open up to all PlayStation Network users on 4 July.

Naughty Dog recently posted a handy FAQ for the Beta on its website which includes a schedule detailing the game types and maps we’ll be able to play over the next two weeks.

Here’s a slightly summarised version of the FAQ:


What time EXACTLY can I start playing?

  • We don’t have an exact time for when the Beta will be available for download from the PSN Stores – keep an eye out on the Naughty Dog Twitter and we’ll update as soon as we know it’s gone live.

Is the Beta available in my region/country?

  • The Beta will be available in all current PSN Store regions, including Korea – except in Japan and the remaining SCE Asia stores.

When does the Beta end?

  • The Uncharted 3 Multiplayer Beta will end on Wednesday, July 13.

What gametypes and maps are available?

  • Throughout the three weeks of the Beta, we’ll be rotating through a variety competitive and co-op gametypes, along with access to three different maps.

  • June 28 to July 4:

    • Team Deathmatch, Plunder, Three Team Deathmatch, Co-op Arena

    • Maps: Airstrip, Chateau

  • July 4 to July 8:

    • Team Deathmatch, Free For All, Team Objective, Co-op Hunter

    • Maps: Airstrip, Chateau

  • July 9 to July 13:

    • Team Deathmatch, Three Team Deathmatch, Co-op Adventure

    • Maps: Airstrip, Yemen

Can I play in Stereoscopic 3D and/or use split-screen?

  • YES! Yes, you can. But not at the same time.

Can I see my Facebook Friends list?

  • Yes, all of your Facebook Friends that have linked their Facebook account via their PS3 will appear on the Facebook Friends list in our multiplayer menu - they don’t even have to also be your PSN friend! Feel free to send them an invite to play the Uncharted 3 Beta!

Can I upload videos and photos to Facebook or YouTube?

  • No, that functionality is not available during the Beta.

Will my Beta progress or unlocks carry over to the final game?

  • No, what happens in the Uncharted 3 Multiplayer Beta stays in the Beta, however we’ve lined up some killer rewards for the retail version of Uncharted 3 if you keep playing in the Beta:

    • Download the Uncharted 3 Beta and receive the exclusive UNCHARTED 3 PSN Beta Tester Avatar!

    • Complete 10 matches in every Gametype of Competitive Multiplayer and receive theExclusive Beta Decal Pack 1!

    • Complete 5 matches in every Gametype of Co-operative Multiplayer and receive theExclusive Beta Decal Pack 2!

    • Complete 4 Treasure Sets and receive the Treasure Hunter’s Starter Pack!

    • Rank up to level 25 in the Beta and receive a handsome reward of in-game cash on day one!

Is there a level cap in the Beta?

  • Yes, it’s currently set to level 25.

Can I check my Uncharted 3 Multiplayer Beta stats on NaughtyDog.com?

  • Stay tuned – we’ve got some cool things in store for NaughtyDog.com real soon.

I like/hate something in the Beta OR I think I found a bug – where do I tell you about this?

  • Let us know on the Uncharted 3 Multiplayer Beta forum in the NaughtyDog.com Community Forums.