Battlefield Hardline closed beta starts today, sign-ups open now

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Can you tell that this is an official screenshot? What gave it away?

Alert: During EA's reveal of Visceral's crime-themed Battlefield Hardline, it also made the surprise announcement that the beta starts today. Right now.

Head to the official website to get in—it's a closed beta and it sounds like there's a limited number of slots, so act fast. Evan and Tyler played Hardline prior to today's reveal: read Evan's hands-on impressions and watch a ton of gameplay footage Tyler captured.