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Killzone 3 gets multiplayer beta on October 25, new trailer

Thursday, 7th October 2010 18:00 GMT By Johnny Cullen

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Sony’s just announced Killzone 3 will get a multiplayer beta, beginning on October 25.

The beta will be for Plus subs, with access limited to 10,000 members of the premium service. The taster will introduce the “‘Operations’ game type, party system, and jetpack and exoskeleton vehicles.”

To be considered for the beta, you need to download a special XMB theme from the PS Plus segment of the PlayStation Store from October 14.

If successful, you’ll get an email containing your code for the beta and more details.

Killzone 3 launches next February for PlayStation 3. Check out a new trailer below (thanks, Geki).

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27 Comments

  1. cookiejar

    Get on.

    #1 4 years ago
  2. Gekidami

    I hope Sony will just send me a beta key like they did with LBP2 and a few other games.

    #2 4 years ago
  3. Dimacorgan

    Hell yeah! PS+ seems to be going the right way now…

    #3 4 years ago
  4. Johnny Cullen

    This will be amazing. Was really impressed by the MP at gamescom, especially Operations.

    #4 4 years ago
  5. Gekidami

    What is Operations? Is the story based mode? I dont think we’ve actually seen any footage of that yet.

    #5 4 years ago
  6. Johnny Cullen

    Yeah, it’s the story based mode.

    #6 4 years ago
  7. itsucks

    prepare for more lagzone, yheaaaaaa.

    #7 4 years ago
  8. lexph3re

    Man I loved killzone2 the only thing I hated was no offline multiplayer and no co-op single player. I’m hoping killzone 3 fixes this as well as resistance 3. Because story mode co-op is fun especially if they have it online. Not everyone plays online

    #8 4 years ago
  9. Gekidami

    Theres a new trailer about:
    http://blog.us.playstation.com/2010/10/07/killzone-3-beta-starts-on-october-25th-here%E2%80%99s-your-chance-to-get-in/

    #9 4 years ago
  10. Patrick Garratt

    Updated with the video.

    #10 4 years ago
  11. Erthazus

    “I hated was no offline multiplayer ”

    skirmish? There was skirmish pal.

    #11 4 years ago
  12. Gekidami

    He means splitscreen, skirmish was just one player vs. bots. Not MP.

    #12 4 years ago
  13. spiderLAW

    I cant wait for this either!!!!! Dang it i want it Now!!!
    I agree with lexphere

    @11
    Dude, he’s talking about split screen. You know, like Halo, Resistance FOM, Unreal Tournament 3, and Call of Duty all have.

    #13 4 years ago
  14. Erthazus

    @12 Ah lol. Understand now.

    @13 Yeah, yeah i get it :D

    Well thats for sure is impossible to do with Killzone engine how it is now. It’s draining so much CPU power…

    I remember when i pressed PS button everything lagged as fuck.

    #14 4 years ago
  15. Gekidami

    Its rumoured that KZ3 will have 2 players offline… Make of that what you will.

    #15 4 years ago
  16. Erthazus

    @15 If thats true, they obviously optimized engine. I just can’t see this happening with the Second one when there are lags because of the engine.

    If thats true, it’s cool.

    #16 4 years ago
  17. lexph3re

    What I also want in a fps is automatic railguns and proximity mines… What happen to those days!? I miss throwing a proximity mine on someones face or back. Sigh* the good ole goldeneye/perfect dark days…. I’m gonna go cry now…

    #17 4 years ago
  18. ivycrew707

    The beta will be for Plus subs, with access limited to 10,000 members of the premium service._____are there that many of us?

    #18 4 years ago
  19. spiderLAW

    @17
    Half-Life Deathmatch. I loved those Turrets and laser line explosives. Good old days.

    You should get it ($9 on steam i think) and we should play.

    #19 4 years ago
  20. lexph3re

    I think I will once I get my internet back up.. :-( I’m sick of going to sites through my phone my eyes are starting to burn….

    #20 4 years ago
  21. Moonwalker1982

    So for PS Plus only? I can imagine PS3 only players being dissapointed. First all of it was free, and now more and more is only coming to PS Plus. A beta of a game? Come on now.

    #21 4 years ago
  22. Dimacorgan

    @21 that’s what I would call actual incentives to subscribe. Worked perfectly for me.
    ;-)

    #22 4 years ago
  23. poopoofruits

    u get what u pay for right? theyre only giving us what we deserve

    #23 4 years ago
  24. Dr.Ghettoblaster

    Just watched the video. Is it just me, or does this look pretty much just like KZ2?

    I WANT to be excited for this game, and I know I WILL DEFINITLEY buy it, but so far it’s just looking like the classic 2.5 sequel or “expansion pack” syndrome…

    #24 4 years ago
  25. AHA-Lambda

    @24 – i agree and thats why right now i am not THAT excited. I’ll def play it but i may just only rent it

    #25 4 years ago
  26. spiderLAW

    you guys are crazy. Sure, we havent seen much in the trailer that looks different at first glance but there are a lot of details to notice. Also, a lot that has been discussed about the game so far makes it sound like it is a definite upgrade from KZ2. I am just as excited for this game as i am for Gears3

    #26 4 years ago
  27. Kuwabara

    still looks a million times better than halo reach.

    #27 4 years ago

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