Aliens vs. Predator PC Demo Released Early, Console Demos Coming Thursday (Updated)

BOOM widget 92406 Update: Scratch waiting till tomorrow, the PC demo is now available on Steam.

Grab it now and play all night before Steam's content download and matchmaking servers go offline for a few hours on Thursday.

Original: A multiplayer demo of Aliens vs. Predator will hit PC, Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 tomorrow, publisher SEGA has confirmed. The February 4-due demo--downloadable via Steam, Xbox Live and PlayStation Network--lets players tackle the Refinery map in Deathmatch.

All three species--Colonial Marine, Predator and Alien--will be playable.

The announcement was accompanied by a handful of new screenshots and yet another multiplayer trailer, this one showcasing the shooter's Infestation mode: BOOM video 3954

Developed by Rebellion and packing single-player campaigns for each species in addition to seven multiplayer modes, Aliens vs. Predator hits North America on February 16 and Europe come February 19, with the PC release requiring a Steam install.