At 11:16am on the 6th November Frontier announced that the Beta for the second week of Chapter 4 would go live on the 7th November. You can see the full text below or read the official post here.
“We’re pleased to announce that the next set of beta content for Beyond – Chapter Four will be deployed to the beta server tomorrow!
“We will bring the beta server down at 10:00 (UTC) on 7 November. Following the update, the beta server will be live at approximately 15:00 (UTC) on 7 November. There is a chance that this could run over, so we really appreciate your patience. As usual with these updates we’ll keep you as up to date as possible.
“With tomorrow’s beta update, you’ll be able to test the following:
…and all of the previous content, including:
- New Exploration mechanics
- Introduction of the new Codex
- Background Simulation improvements
- Cockpit UI changes and graphical enhancements
“The changes coming with the Beyond – Chapter Four update are some of the biggest we’ve seen this year, so we would encourage you to help us iron out the kinks by leaving feedback in our dedicated beta forum section. This feedback is incredibly valuable for our team and will help us overcome any unforeseeable issues and bugs ahead of Beyond – Chapter Four’s launch!
“To take part in the beta, all you’ll need to do is load up the launcher and select (and update) the following product: Elite Dangerous – Horizons – Beta (3.3). Once that has been completed, you’ll then have access to the Beyond – Chapter Four beta. If this hasn’t appeared, please restart your launcher.
“If you’d like information as the beta progresses, you can also subscribe to our Beyond – Chapter Four Beta newsletter by clicking here.
“We can’t wait to hear what you think of the Squadrons system – and new Mining tools – in the Beyond – Chapter Four beta!