beta News


Shack PSA: Counter-Strike: Global Offensive closed beta has begun

By Xav de Matos, Dec 01, 2011 11:30am PST

The closed beta for Counter-Strike: Global Offensive has begun, offering select PC players a chance to try a small piece of the upcoming multiplayer-focused title.


"It's not going to be $60 as it's an Arcade title, maximum you're looking at is about $15-20"

- kurumba see all 15 comments

Starhawk private beta launches Nov. 22

By Xav de Matos, Nov 18, 2011 7:45pm PST

SCEA has announced that the private beta for Starhawk will arrive on November 22.


"I gotta get a PS3. It seems that even the used ones are in high demand at the moment. No way I ..."

- cell9song see all 2 comments

Dota 2 beta expanding, 'extra copies' included for friends

By Xav de Matos, Nov 01, 2011 5:30pm PDT

Valve has revealed more invites for the Dota 2 test will be released soon, as well as extra copies for those invited to bring their friends along for the ride.


"zero gold at the end of the game means i'm efficient in spending my moneys right? RIGHT? fgt"

- wurt see all 30 comments

Starhawk private beta begins November

By Andrew Yoon, Oct 21, 2011 9:45am PDT

LightBox Interactive will be launching a private beta for Starhawk in November. Sony will be inviting a number of Warhawk veterans to join the ranks in the coming weeks, so check your inboxes.


EA answers Battlefield 3 beta FAQs

By Andrew Yoon, Sep 23, 2011 7:30am PDT

The Battlefield 3 beta begins in just one week. But, some fans are confused on how exactly to get in the beta. EA clarifies with a FAQ.


"I got my e-mail today from the MoH code that I entered last year. If you entered that code then ..."

- hypn0t1c see all 24 comments

Diablo 3 beta invites going out now

By Xav de Matos, Sep 20, 2011 5:15pm PDT

Fire up your inboxes, ladies and gentlemen. Blizzard Entertainment has begun distributing beta invites for Diablo 3 to select members of its community that opted in for the test.


"yep. I just wish we'd get to test out runes and help fix the AH and fix the public game lobby. ..."

- Downforce see all 43 comments

Assassin's Creed Revelations beta opens to all PSN users

By Andrew Yoon, Sep 07, 2011 1:00pm PDT

Don't have PlayStation Plus? Still want access to the PS3-exclusive Assassin's Creed Revelations multiplayer beta? Don't worry, you'll be able to get your chance tomorrow.


"You missed the point of the article ;P "Don't have PlayStation Plus? Still want access to the ..."

- darthfusion see all 6 comments

Resistance 3 beta unlocks skin in full game

By Andrew Yoon, Aug 30, 2011 2:15pm PDT

The Resistance 3 beta opens up for all PlayStation Network users today. And, as an added incentive, Insomniac Games will be awarding beta testers special content for use in the final game.


SpyParty gets early-access beta and pricing details

By Jeff Mattas, Aug 11, 2011 7:30pm PDT

Developer Chris Hecker reveals pricing and early-access beta details for his upcoming game, SpyParty.


"oh nm, saw you posted that in the article. Still think this premise seems kind of weak for any ..."

- deathofrats see all 7 comments

Resistance 3 beta early access starts August 4

By Steve Watts, Jul 28, 2011 1:00pm PDT

The Resistance 3 beta will begin on August 4 for SOCOM 4 buyers, then August 23 for PlayStation Plus members, Insomniac announced today.


"Indeed sunk a fair few hours into the Co-op, great fun with a couple of friends!. is there ..."

- Vincenoir see all 14 comments

Battlefield 3 multiplayer alpha & beta access detailed

By Jeff Mattas, Jul 25, 2011 4:15pm PDT

Some new details about the September Battlefield 3 beta have been revealed on the game's official blog.


"I'm pretty deep in the EA hole, so to speak. I have like four veteran points, opt-in to e-mails ..."

- GreggD see all 4 comments

Rise of Immortals open beta begins

By Steve Watts, Jul 06, 2011 9:30am PDT

Rise of Immortals has gone into open beta testing, and all participants will receive an exclusive skin and $10 worth of in-game money to spend once the game launches.


"There is no persistence in HoN other than your match record. You start completely fresh with no ..."

- DylanDarko see all 9 comments

Uncharted 3 beta unlocks content in final game

By Andrew Yoon, Jun 28, 2011 5:30pm PDT

The Uncharted 3 multiplayer is going on... right now! You should play as much as you can, as Naughty Dog has unveiled bonuses that will unlock in the final game based on your participation.


"I was really looking forward to experiencing the awesome 3D that I've been hearing about from ..."

- ChaosNovaXZ see all 3 comments

Journey private beta begins; win a code here

By Jeff Mattas, Jun 27, 2011 5:30pm PDT

ThatGameCompany reveals details about Journey's invite-only beta, which begins June 28.


" i played ico and shadow of the colossus when i was younger, and in short they pretty much ..."

- jordanbobordan see all 233 comments

Journey private online beta begins soon

By Andrew Yoon, Jun 23, 2011 8:30pm PDT

Journey has been receiving tons of praise for its inspirational art direction. But, it also features online play--a feature you may have a chance to try next week.


"If he's not complaining about how shitty something is it means he's excited."

- ManiacalMoose see all 6 comments