Alphas & Betas

MMOs in various stages of testing and crowdfunding, playable and… not. Don’t forget to follow our Betawatch and Make My MMO columns for a weekly rundown. [Follow this category’s RSS feed]

Kickstarted MMO OrbusVR: Reborn is launching out of early access in April

It's happening, folks: Virtual reality MMO OrbusVR: Reborn is planning to launch out of early access in April of this year. The...
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Crowfall examines the issues of changing scoring rules mid-campaign

The nature of time-limited Campaigns in Crowfall has given rise to an interesting question of whether or not it's a good idea to...

The Stream Team: Checking Outpost Zero’s base after a break

Massively OP's MJ has been traveling and out of town for work, so she hasn't really had a chance to check in on her...

You can literally watch YouTube videos on your TV inside MMORPG Identity

Asylum Entertainment's early access MMO sim Identity has pushed out a new patch for early adopters this week. "While our focus has been on...

Spycursion is an indie cyberespionage sandbox MMO hitting Kickstarter this month

So here's a new MMO those of you into espionage and spooks and hackers might like: It's a "continuously evolving" MMORPG sandbox called

Anthem players rack up 40 million hours while BioWare preps launch

Do you have your calendar marked for February 22nd and the launch of Anthem? So does BioWare, and the studio is not taking...

Action-combat co-op RPG Breach is now available on the En Masse Launcher

Last month, action-combat dungeon-crawler Breach hit Early Access on Steam, where it has received an admittedly lukewarm reception. Nevertheless, developer QC...

APB Reloaded devs are still working on getting the game running with Unreal 3.5

A year ago, I certainly didn't think we'd be talking so much about APB Reloaded, but here we are. In 2018, new owners...

Vehicle-based MMO shooter Steamcraft hits open beta today

This is the third post I've written on a Monday that follows a template: Here's a cool new game coming, BUT. This time 'round...

There’s now another Glitch reboot on the way: Odd Giants

When TinySpeck - that's the company that went on to ultimately found Slack - sunsetted its tiny browser sandbox Glitch back in...
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Anthem explains its Alliance and Guild systems following its second demo, with hints about something more in the sky

While Anthem is not a game that will force you to play with others, it certainly wants you to, and part of that is down to...

Camelot Unchained surpasses last week’s test, putting nearly 3500 bots and humans on a battlefield

Were you impressed by Camelot Unchained's news last week that it had managed to successfully put nearly 3000 humans and human-like bots...

Heat might be the PC’s answer to Red Dead Online and the flopped Wild West Online, if the dev can actually follow through

If last year's Old West multiplayer titles like Red Dead Online and Wild West Online left you cold, then Heat might...

Make My MMO: Chronicles of Elyria’s armor, Shroud of the Avatar’s R62

This week week in MMO crowdfunding, Chronicles of Elyria dropped its latest community journal, which highlighted new armor sculpts and concept art and promises...

MMOs you’ve never heard of: The Warhorn, Hammers End, Auteria, and Antaria Online

On the prowl for an indie RPG gem or two in the rough? We'll start this edition of obscure MMOs with The Warhorn, which...

Fractured isn’t letting the Unity/SpatialOS squabble get in the way of alpha testing

The drama between Unity and SpatialOS back in January seemed to hold dire possibilities for MMOs that were using both -- such as...
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Betawatch: Anthem weathers tester phase as public demo kicks off

The first demo for Anthem had certain problems because launch day on any sort of online game always does, as we've all no...
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Gloria Victis updates open-world PvP to target differences in nation strength

The idea of having three-faction PvP in an MMO is that when one faction is dominating, the two remaining weaker factions can team up...
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Life is Feudal merges servers ahead of massive update with huge new map and offline skill progression

If you're a current or former player of the Life is Feudal MMO, heads-up because your world is about to change, literally. Bitbox...

Star Citizen updates testers on development of the Anvil Carrack and ArcCorp cityscape

Missed the Daymar Rally in Star Citizen last weekend? One of the hilarious player-designed commercials from the event kicks off this week's...

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