Eager to try out Swords of Legends Online but haven’t had any luck getting into the game’s beta testing so far? No worries, now everyone can get in to test for a little while as part of the Steam Next Festival. So you can see what people are talking about, if you’re so inclined.
More beta news! There’s always more beta news! For example, this week we’ve got this:
- Bless Unleashed is launching on PC after its delays on August 6th. That’s maybe a little further away than you would like, but it’s still not so far away that it feels like an eternity, right?
- Closed beta for Dysterra will kick off on July 7th, meaning that a small slice of people (for a given value of “small”) will be able to start exploring the survival sandbox in a couple of weeks.
- With launch just around the corner for Crowfall, the team has offered a roadmap for what’s happening leading up to launch as well as right after launch, so you can keep track of everything.
- Last but not least, it took the team behind Wild Terra 2 longer than planned to make its update happen, but now the update is live with an auction house, new Crypt mechanics, and changes to exotic items.
Having shared all of that, we retreat once more into the beta-like soup that we rest in every week. It’s full of nutrients and stuff. If you’d like to similarly marinate in the soup, you can get a taste of what it’s like by looking through the list down below and maybe checking out a game on it? For that matter, you can let us know if any games shifted into a new test state without us noticing.
As always, we consider an MMO to be in open testing if it features free, public signups and will server wipe prior to launch. An MMO is marked in closed testing if it’s running a private test phase that cannot freely be accessed by the general public; it’s usually under NDA as well. Early access and crowdfunded MMOs whose tests we deem legitimate will be included. So-called “open beta” soft-launch MMOs with cash shops, no sign of launch in the west, or limited interest for our readers will not be listed; we also do not list expansions, with occasional exceptions.
AdventureQuest 3D: Open beta
Ashes of Creation: Alpha one
Blankos Block Party: Early access
Bless Unleashed (PC): Closed beta, launching August 6th
Book of Travels: Closed beta
Camelot Unchained: Closed beta one
Children of Ur: Open alpha, further development merged with Eleven
Chronicles of Elyria: Pre-alpha, again
City of Titans: Alpha
Craftopia: Early access
Crowfall: Closed beta, launches July 9th
Dauntless: Open beta
Dark and Light: Early access
Dual Universe: Paid beta
ECO: Early access
Eleven: Closed alpha
Elyon: Closed beta
Frozen Flame: Closed beta
Gloria Victis: Beta (early access) on Steam
Inferna: Early access
Kurtzpel: Closed beta
Line of Defense: Early access, removed from Steam
Mortal Online 2: Closed alpha
New World: Closed testing, launch planned for 2021
Occupy White Walls: Early access
Osiris: New Dawn: Open beta
Outlaws of the Old West: Early access
Pantheon: Backer pre-alpha
Pathfinder Online: Subscription “early enrollment”
Phantasy Star Online 2 New Genesis: Closed beta
Project Genom: Closed alpha, servers offline for restructuring with SpatialOS
Project Gorgon: Early access beta
Prosperous Universe: Early access
Rise Online: Open alpha
Saga of Lucimia: Closed alpha
SamuTale: Closed alpha
Ship of Heroes: Alpha
Skydome: Closed beta
Star Citizen: Backer alpha
Swords of Legends Online: Beta
Temtem: Early access
The Black Death: Early access alpha
The Cycle: Closed alpha
The Repopulation: Early access alpha
Valiance Online: Alpha
Wild Terra 2: Early access