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Armored Core 6: Fires of Rubicon release times and pre-load

Armored Core 6 release times for every time zone and pre-load details

Armored Core 6 releases on August 25, 2023, which means it’s very nearly time for you to get stuck into the mech-battling explosive action. You can see what we thought of the game in our Armored Core 6 review to see how this classic series has adapted to the modern gaming world in this new entry.

For those of you who want to get playing as soon as possible, we’ll tell you everything you need to know about the game’s unlock times and any pre-load information you need to know.

Armored Core 6 release time

Armored Core 6 global release times

It’s a little confusing with this game, as the unlock times are different for console and PC.

On console, the game will unlock at midnight local time. This means no matter where you are in the world, it’ll be playable on August 25 at midnight.

On PC, the release time is fixed, which means it's different in every time zone. Here is the full breakdown:

August 24:

  • 3pm PT
  • 6pm ET
  • 11pm BST

August 25

  • 12am CEST
  • 7am JST
  • 8am AEST

Armored Core 6 pre-load

Armored Core 6 gameplay

Armored Core 6 is available to pre-load right now if you have pre-ordered the game. It’s a 60GB download, so you should have enough time to prepare it for launch. As always, you can start your pre-load by checking the options on the game on your platform’s home screen.