Heroes of Newerth Welcomes Beta Players Back This Weekend

All who played Heroes of Newerth during its vast beta period will be able to play again over the weekend, developer S2 games has announced, to see how the Defense of the Ancients-inspired tactical action RPG has progressed since launching in May.

The free weekend will begin on Friday--when S2 will release what it calls "one of our biggest patches to date"--at noon EST then end on Sunday at 11:59pm EST.


Friday's patch will bring changes included a new hero inspired by DotA's pirate hero 'Kunkka,' a desperately-needed "Report A Player" feature, and one new item.

If you fancy playing again this weekend, download the latest client from FileShack in a Windows, Mac or Linux flavour and dust off your beta account.