Tag Archives: beta
Tue, Jan 22, 2013 | 15:55 GMT
The Elder Scrolls Online beta sign-ups are now open, giving players a chance to register their interest in Bethesda’s sprawling MMORPG. CGI troupe Blur – of Dishonored trailer fame – have created a new trailer to mark the occasion. You can watch it and get beta sign-up details below.
Fri, Nov 02, 2012 | 18:58 GMT
Fri, Nov 02, 2012 | 17:01 GMT
Developer CCP Games has revealed that Dust 514 will remain in closed beta until sometime next year.
Sat, Oct 06, 2012 | 20:51 BST
RIFT: Storm Legion’s beta is going on this weekend. Beta 1: Crucia Unleashed, contains new continents, new Souls, Instant Adventures, and Dimensions to test. The beta is open to those who pre-ordered the expansion or through “select invitations,” according to TenTonHammer. The first beta test ends on October 8, and details on future beta tests will be announced at a later date. Storm Legion launches on November 13.
Fri, Sep 28, 2012 | 09:58 BST
Sega has finally pinned down a release date for Football Manager 2013. The game will be available for PC and Mac in the UK on November 2. Those who pre-order the game in any form will be rewarded with early access to a playable beta. This is expected to launch two weeks before the full title.
Thu, Sep 06, 2012 | 08:20 BST
Dust 514 beta keys! They work today! We have 1,000 to give away for the PS3-exclusive shooter, so get in quick to avoid disappointment.
Wed, Sep 05, 2012 | 07:18 BST
Starcraft 2: Heart of the Swarm has kicked into beta mode, with Blizzard promising to extend invites to more hopeful testers soon.
Fri, Aug 31, 2012 | 04:55 BST
Trine 2′s Goblin Menace expansion has been dated, but Collector’s Edition owners can grab it on Steam immediately.
Fri, Aug 17, 2012 | 04:47 BST
War of the Roses is galloping towards closed beta, and if you’re one of the more than 100,000 people who applied for the test, keep an eye on your inbox; Paradox has started distributing keys. If not, get on board that. The medieval multiplayer combat affair will be available for pre-order from August 20 ahead of release later this year. Hit the break for a developer diary on the authentic action of the PC exclusive.
Wed, Aug 15, 2012 | 21:31 BST
StarCraft 2: Heart of the Swarm beta invitation will be sent out in waves, according to Blizzards, and are “coming.” Speaking with Polygon at gamescom, the game’s producer Kaeo Milkersaid new information on how to be part of the beta will be revealed soon. Development on the expansion is currently in the “final stages,” and “nearing the end,” to get prepped for testing. StarCraft 2: Heart of the Swarm contains the Zerg campaign and a release date has not been set.
Tue, Aug 14, 2012 | 02:57 BST
PlayStation Plus members will have access to an exclusive DUST 514 beta test between August 21 and September 4, CCP has announced. The beta is the first to be hosted live on EVE Online’s servers, meaning it will grant access to orbital strikes, matchmaking, and new maps. Understandably, you want to get on board immediately; if you don’t have a Plus subscription, you can buy a Mercenary Pack for an all-access pass and a pile of bonus in-game loot. DUST 514 is set to launch by the end of the year, ties in intimately with EVE Online, and supports keyboard and mouse controls.
Thu, Aug 09, 2012 | 16:43 BST
Free-to-play FPS Dust 514 will be receiving its next beta update on August 21.
Thu, Aug 09, 2012 | 03:00 BST
Ubisoft has thrown open the doors on free-to-play shooter Ghost Recon Online. What are you waiting for?
Mon, Aug 06, 2012 | 12:39 BST
Planetside 2 beta play began this morning, launching players into a world of sci-fi shooter mayhem. Sony Online Entertainment has also confirmed that the game will launch on Steam.
Mon, Aug 06, 2012 | 07:26 BST
Multiplayer developer Ubisoft Annecy has no plans to hold a beta for Assassin’s Creed III despite the success of testing efforts on Brotherhood and Revelations.
Fri, Jul 27, 2012 | 01:07 BST
Sony Online Entertainment boss John Smedley has confirmed on Twitter that “barring any unforeseen circumstances”, the Planetside 2 beta will begin on Monday or Tuesday next week. Anticipation for the sci fi shooter MMO has peaked following the release of a fancy cinematic trailer; so go ahead and sign up for the test here.
Wed, Jul 25, 2012 | 06:29 BST
New Zealand developer Grinding Gears Games has announced another open beta weekend for Path of Exile. Head on over to the website to find out more or simply register, which will also put you in the running for a invite into the ongoing closed beta. Can’t wait? Buy $10 worth of in-game credit to secure your place. Path of Exile is an indie free-to-play action RPG which has drawn attention for its boats of “ethical” vanity-only microtransactions, as well as interesting, currency-free barter system.
Tue, Jul 24, 2012 | 04:45 BST
Bethesda has released a new beta patch for The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim. Steam users who have opted to participate in betas can trial patch 1.7, but as the bulk of the additions appear to be related to Kinect commands for the Xbox 360 version, it’s probably not that exciting. Still, according to the patch notes the update should resolve a couple of crashes and generally improve performance, so check it out if you’ve had issues.
Wed, Jul 04, 2012 | 22:10 BST
CCP’s ambituous PS3 shooter that ties into EvE Online is ready for you to test it.
Tue, Jun 26, 2012 | 08:05 BST
Can’t get into the MechWarrior Online beta? Here’s over seven minutes of footage which you should probably watch as quickly as possible before Piranha Games shuts it down.