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Massively Overpowered’s Betawatch feature chronicles the adventures and misadventures of MMOs in various stages of testing. You might also be interested in Make My MMO, which focuses on crowdfunded games in particular. [Follow this feature’s RSS feed]

Betawatch: Atlas delays alpha a week, Division 2 hits tech alpha

Studio Wildcard, you... er... wild cards. Yeah, that seems right. You announced the big surprise splash of Atlas, and then you delay the...
Yes, this is ready.

Betawatch: Legends of Aria pushes back its Steam early access

It's been a week of some speed bumps for Legends of Aria; after it reset progress with its karma system ahead of its...

Betawatch: Red Dead Online is alive and possibly not red

Yes, it's possible that Red Dead Online is not very red, and it is definitely very much alive in beta testing. But calling...
Yes, this is ready.

Betawatch: Legends of Aria has a free stress test

I can't speak for anyone else, but whenever I see something advertising a stress test, I just shrug and say that I've already got...

Whatever happened to Empyrion Galactic Survival?

Anybody remember Empyrion Online aka Empyrion Galactic Survival? It's one of those space sandbox multiplayer survival games that went for a Kickstarter...

Betawatch: Torchlight Frontiers’ stress test, Lost Ark’s wild popularity

Torchlight Frontiers' alpha stress test kicked off today; PWE is begging y'all to come stress test the servers. Except literally nobody I know...
Here we effin' go!

Betawatch: Torchlight Frontiers plans its alpha test for next week

Aw dang, check out the big brain on Torchlight Frontiers! First the game teases us with forts, which get to be our...
Sure. Okay. Great. Super.

Betawatch: Ashes of Creation tests battle royale, Occupy White Walls hands out beta keys

So... all right. Ashes of Creation has a secondary side battle royale mode that's going to be entitled Ashes of Creation: Apocalypse...
The next few months, then.

Betawatch: Fallout 76 enters beta testing

That's great, it starts with an NDA and no platform crossplay, Bethesda is not afraid. It's the end of the world as we know...
CAN BEAUTY COME OUT OF ASHES ♪

Betawatch: Ashes of Creation briefly removes its NDA

The NDA for Ashes of Creation is gone! Quickly, everyone, take the time to post as many screenshots as possible... aaaaand it's back again....
Oh, well this is fine.

Betawatch: Fortnite begins true Android open beta

Fortnite rolled into a true open beta for Android this week, allowing everyone a chance to get in there and die on...
However you want it.

Betawatch: Crowfall calls its own races monsters

Wow, Crowfall, that's rude. Very rude. Are you really going to label your own races as monsters just because they're part deer or...
The next few months, then.

Betawatch: Fallout 76 will start testing at the end of October

Oh, Fallout 76, you have yet to release, but you give those of us on the reporting circuit a true bounty. For one...
Drift-slidin' away.

Betawatch: Worlds Adrift gets a new experience for PvE and tutorials

Are you a fan of Worlds Adrift but hate having any PvP in your mixture? Good news, then, you can go check...
It couldn't happen to a nicer bunch of of theoretical games.

Betawatch: Star Citizen wants you to mine rocks and buy another concept ship

What do you know, there's another concept ship for sale over in Star Citizen. And it's relentlessly specialized in one specific field,...
CAN BEAUTY COME OUT OF ASHES ♪

Betawatch: Ashes of Creation furthers its alpha amidst a news bomb (September 7, 2018)

So, uh, yeah. This week. You notice how the "breaking" box there is overstuffed with stories? That's because this week has just been crazy...
A whole new this.

Betawatch: New World is strutting its stuff (August 31, 2018)

Finally, we're getting some actual information about New World! Like the parrot, it appears to have not been dead but simply resting. And...
CAN BEAUTY COME OUT OF ASHES ♪

Betawatch: Ashes of Creation pushes forward with publisher talk (August 24, 2018)

It's good to see that after the somewhat oddly-named "alpha zero" test phase, Ashes of Creation is planning to move on to...
The next few months, then.

Betawatch: Fallout 76 shares details on PvP and crossplay (August 17, 2018)

There's still stuff happening with Fallout 76, even though players aren't testing it yet. You can at least test things out in your...
Like a boss.

Betawatch: Camelot Unchained reaches the green fields of beta (August 3, 2018)

Someone break out the "It's Happening" image, because Camelot Unchained has entered its beta testing at long last! Yes, ti may have...

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