God of War: Ascension multiplayer beta hits PS Plus later this afternoon

Tuesday, 8 January 2013 18:39 GMT By Stephany Nunneley

The God of War: Ascension multiplayer beta will release on Plus later this afternoon.

The beta includes the following per the PS Blog:

  • God Allegiances: Zeus and Ares (2 of 4)
  • Modes: 8-player – Team Favor of the Gods or Capture The Flag, 4-player – Free For All
  • Favor of the Gods (Deathmatch)
  • Maps: Desert of Lost Souls (large map) & Forum of Hercules (arena)
  • Vast amount of weapons, armors, magic, relics, and God items to customize and earn
  • Ascend to Level 30
  • VoIP – bust out those headphones and mics, team strategies are crucial (especially in CTF)

Things not in the beta that will be in the final game  come its March 12 release:

  • God Allegiances Hades and Poseidon
  • Third In-Game Weapon Class – To Be Announced Soon
  • More Large and Small maps created from signature God of War locations
  • Ability to customize your Warrior as you unlock all the weapons, magics, armors, relics, and God items from the four allegiances
  • Team Up With Friends
  • An unannounced fourth multiplayer mode

Have a look at the developer video below.