Entries in 'beta' (103)

Elite: Dangerous Premium beta goes live today

Elite: Dangerous Premium beta goes live today

Those who have purchased to £100 Elite: Dangerous Premium Beta can get stuck in from today.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 10th 2014 at 1:16PM in News
Hearthstone officially released

Hearthstone officially released

Blizzard’s popular digital card game Hearthsone: Heroes of Warcraft has exited beta.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Mar 12th 2014 at 11:41AM in News
Project Spark beta arrives on Xbox One

Project Spark beta arrives on Xbox One

Microsoft’s beta for the ambitious Project Spark is now available on Xbox One.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 4th 2014 at 2:21PM in News
VIDEO: Minecraft introduces mini-games

VIDEO: Minecraft introduces mini-games

Mojang is currently testing mini-games in Minecraft.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 20th 2014 at 10:25AM in News

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Respawn dev dignifies Titanfall bribery trolls with response

Respawn dev dignifies Titanfall bribery trolls with response

The press has reacted really positively to the now-ended Titanfall beta – and that seems to have caused upset.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 20th 2014 at 9:53AM in News
Titanfall beta extended for one day as PC opens to all

Titanfall beta extended for one day as PC opens to all

The much-hyped Titanfall beta will remain open for 24 hours longer than previously planned.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 18th 2014 at 3:17PM in News
UPDATED: GAME no longer offering Titanfall beta codes with pre-orders

UPDATED: GAME no longer offering Titanfall beta codes with pre-orders

UPDATE: GAME has also informed MCV that customers who pre-order Titanfall from the retailer will no longer receive beta codes.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Feb 14th 2014 at 12:59PM in News
Hearthstone open beta is live in Europe

Hearthstone open beta is live in Europe

Blizzard’s card battler Hearthstone has entered live beta in Europe.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 23rd 2014 at 12:34PM in News

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DayZ unlikely to enter Beta until the end of 2014

DayZ unlikely to enter Beta until the end of 2014

The developers behind digital smash-hit DayZ have warned that the game is unlikely to exit its Alpha phase before the end of the year.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 7th 2014 at 2:57PM in News
Valve to ship beta Steam Machines this week, SteamOS also available

Valve to ship beta Steam Machines this week, SteamOS also available

300 beta testers will get their hands on the Valve-produced Steam Box and its new touch-based controller.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Dec 12th 2013 at 11:04AM in News
VIDEO: Destiny beta to launch first on PlayStation consoles

VIDEO: Destiny beta to launch first on PlayStation consoles

PS3 and PS4 owners will get first crack at beta testing Bungie's Destiny, the studio has revealed.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Nov 15th 2013 at 6:59AM in News
Dark Souls II PS3 beta delayed due to server issues

Dark Souls II PS3 beta delayed due to server issues

This past weekend's PlayStation Network beta test for Dark Souls II in North and South America has been rescheduled, thanks mainly in part to participants running into server problems.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 28th 2013 at 3:53AM in News

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Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn offers free PS3-PS4 switch

Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn offers free PS3-PS4 switch

Square Enix has offered a generous freebie to console Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn players.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 9th 2013 at 12:04PM in News
Free-to-play Command & Conquer set for 2014

Free-to-play Command & Conquer set for 2014

EA has announced a free-to-play Command & Conquer title set to launch in 2014.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Aug 20th 2013 at 3:20PM in News
AMD releases Crossfire-fixing 13.8 beta driver

AMD releases Crossfire-fixing 13.8 beta driver

Graphics card specialist AMD has finally released its long-awaited beta driver aimed at fixing the problems faced by multiple graphics cards users.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 6th 2013 at 10:56AM in News
Mojang's Scrolls sells 100k units, still in beta

Mojang's Scrolls sells 100k units, still in beta

Mojang has announced the paid-beta for its upcoming strategy card game Scrolls has sold 100k copies.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 30th 2013 at 6:59AM in News

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Blizzard's Battle.net launcher beta looks like EA Origin

Blizzard's Battle.net launcher beta looks like EA Origin

The first video footage of Blizzard’s long-rumoured Battle.net launcher beta has hit the internet.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 23rd 2013 at 1:42PM in News
Xbox Live price hike an "unintended error", beta testers to be reimbursed

Xbox Live price hike an "unintended error", beta testers to be reimbursed

Microsoft has promised that the elevated prices revealed by the new Xbox Live update are incorrect and will be adjusted when the marketplace drops points for real currency.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jul 11th 2013 at 9:51AM in News
New Xbox Live update drops points, hikes up prices - report

New Xbox Live update drops points, hikes up prices - report

Xbox 360 owners that are currently beta testing the next dashboard update have reported that download games will be more expensive when the console abandons Microsoft Points.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jul 10th 2013 at 12:54PM in News
Steam Summer Sale beginning this week?

Steam Summer Sale beginning this week?

Valve has dropped what is being interpreted as a hint that the Steam Summer Sale will kick off this Wednesday.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 24th 2013 at 12:37PM in News
Steam Early Access initiative launches

Steam Early Access initiative launches

Valve has rolled out a new Early Access category on Steam, allowing players to purchase and provide feedback for in-development games.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 21st 2013 at 7:20AM in News
Take-Two continues to target Grand Theft Auto V beta scammers

Take-Two continues to target Grand Theft Auto V beta scammers

Two more websites attempting to scam consumers with promises of access to a fake GTA V beta are being targeted by Take-Two.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 18th 2013 at 12:05PM in News
Crysis 3 beta hits 3m downloads as pre-orders swell

Crysis 3 beta hits 3m downloads as pre-orders swell

EA has revealed impressive beta figures and a spike in pre-orders for Crysis 3, as the game readies for launch this week across multiple territories.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Feb 18th 2013 at 5:48AM in News
VIDEO: Slender The Arrival gameplay footage looks absolutely horrifying; Pre-order details announced

VIDEO: Slender The Arrival gameplay footage looks absolutely horrifying; Pre-order details announced

The first beta gameplay footage of Slender: The Arrival has been released online. And it’s not for those of a nervous disposition.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 11th 2013 at 2:03PM in News
Crysis 3 multiplayer beta dated

Crysis 3 multiplayer beta dated

EA has announced that the multiplayer beta for Crysis 3 will open from January 29th.

Billy Langsworthy
by Billy Langsworthy
on Jan 23rd 2013 at 3:32PM in News