Tag Archive: beta test


If you found the free-to-play shooter Ghost Recon Online to be an interesting game, starting this month you will be able to help manufacturers create new content.
Ubisoft announces that through Project TOPOS: Beta Map Testing the community can play an active role in the development of game maps. Participants will have access to maps that are still in progress and will be able to share their views on the official forum’s dedicated threads.
Initially only three maps will be available, and to participate in this program you must be a member of a clan as maps can be played only in the Clan Match section in Ghost Recon Online.


BioWare announced on the official forum that European players will be invited the latest to participate in the beta testing for Star Wars: The Old Republic.

The decision was taken because in the coming days will be released a new client (about 27GB) that will have support for French and German.

Also, the studios have announced that this weekend will not conduct a new beta test session and does not promise that others will follow this month.

Firefall beta test

Red 5 Studios announced the beta test start for free-to-play first-person shooter online multiplayer Firefall, players interested are able to register through the official website.

The Secret World beta-test

Funcom today opened the official beta registration for ‘The Secret World’, the highly anticipated upcoming massively multiplayer online game set in our own, modern-day world. Gamers can now register to be evaluated for participation in the upcoming phases of beta that will be running up to the launch of the game in April 2012. During the next months Funcom will be increasing the number of beta participants gradually.

The launch of the beta registration also signals the start of the first phase ‘The Secret War’, an interactive online experience that engages community members in the conflict between the Templars, the Illuminati, and the Dragon – the three factions in ‘The Secret World’ – even before the game is released.

“One of the most interesting features of ‘The Secret World’ is the three profoundly different secret societies that players can join,” says Funcom SVP of Sales & Marketing, Morten Larssen. “Since we first announced the game we have gradually revealed more details about them, and what we have seen is that thousands of gamers in our community have come to identify with them and form a loyal bond to other community members belonging to the same society. With ‘The Secret War’ experience we are excited about the prospect of allowing for even more community interaction and engagement.”

The first phase of the experience allows users to take a unique personality test to determine which secret society they belong to and then choose which society to join. After making the ultimate choice the user is automatically registered as a beta candidate for ‘The Secret World’ and will also be eligible to take part in the upcoming second phase of ‘The Secret War’ interactive online experience.

The second phase of the experience will allow users to expand the influence of their secret society through a social media connected, web-based game. Here users can recruit friends and deploy them as agents for their cause, scoring points for themselves and their secret society. Users can also share assets from and information about ‘The Secret World’ to score more points, allowing them to climb through the ranks of their secret society and unlock achievements, exclusive in-game equipment and weaponry, in-game titles, and even the coveted guaranteed beta access reward.

Through ‘The Secret War’ interactive online experience users will also take part in weekly sweepstakes where they can win a trip to the Funcom Montreal studio, signed collector’s editions of the game, and even the opportunity to have their name integrated into ‘The Secret World´ game.

‘The Secret World’ is being developed by world-leading independent game developer. The game is set to release on PC in April 2012. For more information, visit the official website at http://www.thesecretworld.com.

PlanetSide 2

With the opening of the presentation website , Sony Online Entertainment officially announced PlanetSide 2 (formerly known as PlanetSide: Next), a MMOFPS where players will fight again for one of three factions known from predecessor – Terran Republic, Vanu Sovereignty and New Conglomerates.

According to producers, in the battles of PlanetSide 2 will be involved thousands of combatants and vehicles, both land and air will again be present.

Unfortunately, it was not given an estimated release date, but a beta-test was confirmed where PlanetSide players will have priority on enrollment.

Ubisoft will begin beta test Heroes Might & Magic VI on June 28, this version will offer two huge maps for single-player and multiplayer matches where will participate up to three players.

Troy closed beta-test

ALT1 Games informs us that during May 13-18 the closed beta test will run for the free-to-play MMORGP Troy, inspired by Greek mythology.

Characters such as Menelaos, Achilles or Cassandra will be encountered on the Autis continent where Greeks and Trojans fighters will face again in the name of the gods Apollo, Poseidon, Zeus and Hades.

During the closed beta test will be organized a series of events, players can earn in-game items or virtual currency that you use during the open beta test. Those who will send reports of any errors encountered during the game will get a unique set of weapons and armor.

To be able to explore as much as possible of the virtual universe, players will receive 1.5 times more experience, and every 10 levels will get a weapon powerful enough to be used in open beta testing. Also, the first 10 players who will be able to develop their character to level 40 will receive a tremendous weapon that can be used after the game will be officially released.

Those who wish to participate are invited to register on the official site.

Diablo III beta test in Q3 2011

The conference that followed the presentation of the Activision Blizzard company latest financial report, Mike Morhaime, Blizzard Entertainment CEO, announced the start internal testing for Diablo III, the public will be invited to participate in the beta test in the third quarter of this year.

The President also said that its studios want to release the game this year, but this will depend on beta test results.