Tribes: Ascend opens beta applications

Hi-Rez Studios has opened up registrations for the Tribes: Ascend beta test, saying the closed beta will launch in the coming weeks.

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Hi-Rez Studios is planning to kick off the closed beta of Tribes: Ascend within the next few weeks, and has opened up registrations for interested testers. They promise that beta testers will number in the thousands, and more will be added through the end of the year as the company ramps up its testing in preparation for an early 2012 launch.

You can register through the game's official site. The beta will include four multiplayer maps, two game modes, three vehicles, and 12 playable classes. Matches support up to 32 players at a time. An Xbox 360 version is planned, but the game's "initial focus" is on the PC.

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    September 14, 2011 12:00 PM

    Steve Watts posted a new article, Tribes: Ascend opens beta applications.

    Hi-Rez Studios has opened up registrations for the Tribes: Ascend beta test, saying the closed beta will launch in the coming weeks.

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      September 14, 2011 12:06 PM

      I'm getting CA issues when clicking on the Register link on their website. FF and IE. Anyone else having problems?

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        September 14, 2011 12:11 PM

        worked for me. apparently I already had an account!

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          September 14, 2011 12:12 PM

          well make one for me you babysitting JERK

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      September 14, 2011 12:11 PM

      I got to talk with the Hi-Rez guys at PAX and I'm glad they got the Tribes 2e IP. The game really captures the feel of Tribes 2 which is one of my favorite games of all time. Hope they add the thundersword to the game.

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        September 14, 2011 4:05 PM

        That's hard to imagine... they made Global Agenda too, which was a knock off of Tribes and quite ghetto too.

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          September 14, 2011 8:03 PM

          I enjoyed Global Agenda quite a bit even actually. It doesn't have the best production values but it's still a damn good game considering it's a small game studio.

          I've played each of the Tribes games quiet a bit and honestly Ascend really captures the overall feel of Tribes and Tribes 2. I really enjoyed playing the hell out of it at PAX.

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      September 14, 2011 12:25 PM

      Registration submitted. Love me some Tribes....

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      September 14, 2011 12:36 PM

      So signed up. I adore Tribes, I hope they can get it right.

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      September 14, 2011 1:24 PM

      Saw this at PAX, super psyched. Definitely the sleeper hit of 2011 for me. Global Agenda, was also pretty rad, so this going to be good.

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        September 14, 2011 4:05 PM

        You lost me at the positive feedback for GA.

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          September 14, 2011 5:26 PM

          That game was fun.

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            September 14, 2011 8:05 PM

            He doesn't like GA...but people did. I know I did. I totally agree that this is definitely the sleeper hit of 2011. I really can't wait.

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      September 14, 2011 1:26 PM

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      September 14, 2011 1:30 PM

      I applied on 10/28/2010....

      Not sure why they're announcing this again.

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        September 14, 2011 2:52 PM

        they know by re-announcing that they'll get a free bump in advertising. Keeps the game in the public eye.

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      September 14, 2011 5:17 PM

      super, super excited for this

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      September 14, 2011 5:24 PM

      hirez, why didn't you tell me about this? :(

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      September 15, 2011 12:38 PM

      apparently every user name I have ever thought of is in use.

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