The Beta is exclusive to Sony’s PlayStation 4 platform
“In an effort to meet the considerable worldwide demand, and to ensure that all gamers worldwide have the opportunity to play the game on day one.”
If you pre-ordered Hitman, you will be getting access to the Hitman beta in mid-February, but only if you have a PS4 or a fairly beefy PC.
The open beta will contain a story mission that wasn’t present in the closed beta. Participants will also receive an in-game reward that will unlock in the full game.
In addition to a new game mode, the February beta will also include new maps and a progression system.
Xbox One users will be the first to play the beta on January 28, with PC and PS4 users gaining access the next day. Pre-ordering the game is the only way to get in on the beta.
The February closed beta will be exclusive to Xbox One, and the game may not get a physical release in India since publisher Deep Silver doesn’t have a distributor here.
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Siege is a more approachable, newbie-friendly version of Counter-strike, and if Ubisoft had gone with just that, it would have been a pretty cool game. But they’ve added all this stuff into the periphery that may not belong there.
50 beta codes are up for grabs across PC, PS4 and Xbox One, courtesy IGX.
The beta will be available to whoever has pre-ordered Uncharted: The Nathan Drake Collection or has a PlayStation Plus membership.
While console gamers can get an early glimpse of the new NFS, EA has delayed the PC release to Spring 2016.
The highly anticipated shooter Star Wars Battlefront from Dice is getting a beta this October.
The PS4 beta will run from August 19 to 23, while the PC and Xbox One beta runs from August 26 to 30.
Terrohunt pits players, solo or in a squad of five players, against AI opposition, and the game will include four Terrohunt modes.
The Division will get a beta on PC, PS4 and Xbox One in early 2016 with the full game set for simultaneous release across all platforms on 8th March 2016.
The free-to-play game has been in beta for Australia and New Zealand for a while and is now entering global beta, with a full release later this year.
The Dota 2 engine will be completely replaced, bringing in a new user interface and custom games. Dota 2 Reborn will be in beta soon.
The Xbox 360 port will be handled by Asobo Studio, developer of 2009 open-world racer Fuel, with support from Ubisoft Shanghai, Ivory Tower and Ubisoft Reflections.
Hunt is a third-person co-op action game, where up to four players “fend off an onslaught of bloodthirsty creatures and track down breathtaking bosses”.
Doom may not be vapourware after all, and Wolfenstein: The New Order has a new release date. Hopefully this one will stick.
A website for a new game called Dawngate was launched this morning, and it seems this is EA’s foray into MOBA Territory.
Playstation Plus subscribers will get first dibs.
Register on the official website to receive closed beta access.