open beta

Diablo IV’s paid closed beta aka ‘early access open beta’ is officially underway

Are you getting your early access open betas mixed up with your open betas and headstarts and actual early access and soft launches? We're...

Mad World brings new website online and starts taking pre-registrations

Looking for a dark horse of an upcoming MMO that may be darker than most? Then place a chip or two down in Mad...

The Stream Team: Gunning down the nanobot menace in the Synced open beta

The world has been taken over by killer nanobots and it's up to MOP's Chris to try to stop them! He'll be heading into...

Nexon’s 16v16 medieval fantasy combat arena Warhaven is now in a limited-time open beta

If you're looking for some online PvP action involving medieval weaponry (but you'd rather not play something like Chivalry or For Honor), then you...

Torchlight Infinite launches into early access with cross-platform multiplayer

The Torchlight franchise just welcomed its newest member into the fold this week -- but this one may not look and feel like the...

PSA: Embers Adrift will grant game access to all accounts September 15 ahead of its weekend open beta test

This weekend will see Embers Adrift open itself up to an open beta test - you already are aware of this by now. Of...

Cinderstone Online offers open beta adventures through September 8

Looking for something a little more whimsical and unknown to start off your September? Cinderstone Online, formerly Fioresia Online, is offering open beta previews...

Multi-franchise brawler Multiversus rockets to 20 million players in its first month

You totally know that there are so many execs over at Warner Bros. Games spinning in their office chairs like delighted children over seeing...

Not So Massively: First impressions of Diablo Immortal on PC

There was a time when the release of a new Diablo game might have been a big deal for me. But I've never been...
Fine. Sure.

Ethyrial: Echoes of Yore heads to Kickstarter with an ask just above $63,000 and an open test running concurrently

We've been keeping our eyes on Ethyrial: Echoes of Yore for a while now, as it's the latest in a long line of games advertising...

EA’s Battlefield 2042 schedules open beta test for early October

Friends aren't real friends unless they let you shoot them in the face -- digitally, that is. EA is going to be testing the...

5v5 point defense brawler Kingshunt is hosting an open beta demo this weekend

Here's one we haven't seen come up in a little while: the team-based 5v5 point defense game of Kingshunt, which we first caught wind...

Magic Legends doubles spell drop rate, gives a week of free battlepass XP

Cryptic Studios is listening to -- and acting upon -- player feedback regarding Magic Legends following its recent soft launch. In the ARPG's second...

Simutronics’ new mech hero shooter Galahad 3093 plans an open beta for March 19

It's a mech game! It's a hero shooter! It's from the company best known for GemStone IV and DragonRealms, a pair of MUDs which...

Magic Legends will reward you for playing its March beta

Not trusting solely to the allure of curiosity to rope potential testers into playing Magic Legends' March 23rd open beta, Cryptic Studio is outright...
space fight

Starborne celebrates its milestones after more than three weeks of beta

It's not quite been a full month since Starborne launched into open beta, but the developers are already happy to celebrate about how much...

Space MMORTS Starborne is a ‘go’ for open beta

Space: It's pretty big. And cold. Also, hot. Also, it smells like burnt metal. Also, it's the setting for Solid Clouds' MMORTS, Starborne, which...
Scratching an itch.

Phantasy Star Online 2 introduces its ‘scratch tickets’ lockboxes as the open beta kicks off

The open beta for Phantasy Star Online 2 has kicked off today on the Xbox One, with Windows 10 still listed as "coming soon."...
Holiday road.

Phantasy Star Online 2 can be pre-loaded now for the open beta

The open beta for Phantasy Star Online 2 is finally arriving in North America at 9:00 p.m. EDT on March 17th. But you don't...
Very, very, very late.

Phantasy Star Online 2 starts an open beta test on March 17

It's time to open the doors to Phantasy Star Online 2. Or nearly time, at least; the game's open beta testing is kicking off on March...