The Winds of Magic Beta is live!


Welcome to the Beta of Vermintide 2 - Winds of Magic.

The Beta is scheduled to run between June 11 until June 18. The dates may change.

Over the coming week you will be allowed to test several new features coming in Winds of Magic. We are super excited to work closely with the community and we are looking forward to hearing your feedback.

Here you can find the Frequently Asked Questions. They answer questions such as: where do I give my feedback? For any other issues, please visit our forums.


Q: How do I know if I got invited to the beta?

A: You will receive a personal invitation via email.

Q: I’ve my code, now what?

A: Now you follow the steps below:

  1. Install the latest Steam Client from -

  2. Run the Steam application and login (or create a new account.

  3. At the top left of the Steam interface along the top menu bar, click 'Games' > 'Activate a Product on Steam'.

  4. Click 'NEXT', read and agree to the Steam Agreements.

  5. Copy and past the code above (beneath where it says "YOUR PERSONAL BETA CODE") in to the 'Product Code' window input field in Steam

  6. Click 'NEXT' to authenticate the beta code and 'FINISH' to complete activation

  7. Select where to install the game and your shortcut options, then click 'NEXT' to complete the installation process

  8. Once downloaded, click the game in your 'LIBRARY' and select 'PLAY'

Q: The download is 40gig, is that correct?
A: Yes, that is correct. It’s a remastered version.

Q: How and where can I give feedback about the game?

A: On the Fatshark Forums, as well a survey found in the launcher.

Q: What are you expecting from me as a tester?

A: Most of all, we need your help. To get a better understanding of the balance and difficulty it is important for us to have your insights - from recruit to our most challenging difficulties! Everyone can contribute.

Q: What is included, and what are we testing?

A: We will be testing several things:

  • New game mode: Weaves

  • New difficulty: Cataclysm

  • New enemy: Beastmen

Q: How stable is the game at this point?

A: The game is getting better by the day. However, it is important to remember that this is a Beta and not a full representation of the expansion. There will be bugs and unforeseen lapses.

Q: Will my progress carry over into the live game?

A: During the beta, your progress will not carry over to the live game.

Q: Should I play solo or am I better off with a full party?

A: Weaves are meant and balanced for 4 players.

Q: Can I play with Mods?
A: Mods are not available during the Beta