Entries in 'beta' (59)

Rainbow Six Siege beta postponed days before launch

Rainbow Six Siege beta postponed days before launch

The open beta for the new Rainbow Six has been delayed due to technical problems.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Nov 26th 2015 at 9:43AM in News
Fallout 4's first update out now in beta

Fallout 4's first update out now in beta

The first patch for Fallout 4 is out now in beta for Steam users.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Nov 25th 2015 at 3:55AM in News
Street Fighter V tweaked to reduce gratuitous close-ups

Street Fighter V tweaked to reduce gratuitous close-ups

Eagle-eyed gamers have noticed that a recent update to the Street Fighter V beta has altered the way some of the female characters are presented on screen.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 10th 2015 at 11:59AM in News
Blizzard details beta access for Overwatch

Blizzard details beta access for Overwatch

Blizzard has detailed the beta release schedule for its upcoming multiplayer FPS Overwatch, with festivities kicking off next week.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 20th 2015 at 4:37PM in News

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Over 9m people played Star Wars Battlefront beta

Over 9m people played Star Wars Battlefront beta

EA has revealed that more than 9 million gamers tried the beta for the upcoming Star Wars Battlefront.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Oct 13th 2015 at 4:27PM in News
Star Wars Battlefront beta scheduled for October

Star Wars Battlefront beta scheduled for October

EA has announced a beta for Star Wars Battlefront will arrive in early October.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 2nd 2015 at 6:27AM in News
Wildstar free-to-play revamp enters closed beta

Wildstar free-to-play revamp enters closed beta

Wildstar's upcoming free-to-play re-release has entered closed beta, developer Carbine Studios has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Aug 12th 2015 at 7:19AM in News
Capcom postpones Street Fighter V beta indefinitely

Capcom postpones Street Fighter V beta indefinitely

The Street Fighter V beta has been brought to a halt after a disastrous few days of server problems.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 28th 2015 at 9:44AM in News

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Capcom takes Street Fighter V beta offline in bid to fix server woes

Capcom takes Street Fighter V beta offline in bid to fix server woes

Having deactivated its servers only hours after going live, Capcom has now put a complete temporary stop to the Street Fighter V PS4 beta.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 24th 2015 at 3:28PM in News
Battlefield Hardline beta closes, having served 7m players

Battlefield Hardline beta closes, having served 7m players

EA has said that 7m people played the recent Battlefield Hardline beta.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 12th 2015 at 3:54PM in News
Over 6m people tried the Battlefield Hardline beta

Over 6m people tried the Battlefield Hardline beta

Gamers got the chance to try EA’s next Battlefield game this weekend, and the numbers suggest significant interest in the multiplayer FPS.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 9th 2015 at 10:53AM in News
Blizzard MOBA Heroes of the Storm enters closed beta

Blizzard MOBA Heroes of the Storm enters closed beta

Blizzard has kicked off closed beta testing for its upcoming ‘online team brawler’ Heroes of the Storm.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jan 14th 2015 at 11:06AM in News

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New Steam beta update adds framerate counter

New Steam beta update adds framerate counter

Valve has added an FPS counter to Steam's overlay, allowing users to check the framerate of their games without having to use third-party software such as FRAPS.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jan 6th 2015 at 4:58AM in News
Planetside 2 PS4 beta misses 2014 target window, now scheduled for this month

Planetside 2 PS4 beta misses 2014 target window, now scheduled for this month

Sony Online Entertainment has announced the Planetside 2 beta is now expected out by the middle of this month on PlayStation 4, confirming the early release will miss its previously ...

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jan 2nd 2015 at 8:34AM in News
Evolve open beta hits Xbox One next month

Evolve open beta hits Xbox One next month

Xbox One will host an open beta event for Turtle Rock's highly anticipated title Evolve next month, with limited technical tests also planned for PlayStation 4 and Windows PC.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 19th 2014 at 1:27AM in News
Dead Island 2 beta to debut as PS4 timed-exclusive

Dead Island 2 beta to debut as PS4 timed-exclusive

Dead Island 2's beta will launch as timed-exclusive for PlayStation 4 owners when it launches next year.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 3rd 2014 at 7:30AM in News

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DayZ not expected to leave Steam Early Access until 2016

DayZ not expected to leave Steam Early Access until 2016

Bohemia Interactive has outlined its forward plans for DayZ, indicating that the game won’t exit Steam Early Access until the first half of 2016.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 27th 2014 at 10:00AM in News
The Crew delayed; falls back to early December

The Crew delayed; falls back to early December

Ubisoft has announced that The Crew has been delayed, and will be released worldwide on December 2nd.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Oct 6th 2014 at 5:11PM in News
PlayStation Now open beta launches on PS3

PlayStation Now open beta launches on PS3

PS3 owners in parts of US and Canada can now stream games through an open beta of Sony's PlayStation Now service.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 18th 2014 at 11:59PM in News
MCV @ GAMESCOM: 'Players didn't understand Destiny until they played the beta,' says Bungie

MCV @ GAMESCOM: 'Players didn't understand Destiny until they played the beta,' says Bungie

Gamers could not grasp what MMO FPS title Destiny was about prior to its beta.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Aug 14th 2014 at 4:21PM in News
VIDEO: Halo 5 Guardians beta first look

VIDEO: Halo 5 Guardians beta first look

Microsoft has confirmed the dates for the Halo 5: Guardians beta.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 13th 2014 at 1:40PM in News
Destiny beta characters to be wiped

Destiny beta characters to be wiped

Bungie has confirmed that characters and progress made in last month’s Destiny beta are to be deleted.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Aug 11th 2014 at 10:47AM in News
VIDEO: PlayStation Now open beta kicking off in the US today

VIDEO: PlayStation Now open beta kicking off in the US today

Sony's streaming games service PlayStation Now will enter a period of open beta in the US and Canada later today.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 31st 2014 at 10:36AM in News
Destiny beta played by over 4.6m people

Destiny beta played by over 4.6m people

Activision has revealed the number of people that had played the beta of its new blockbuster IP Destiny.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jul 30th 2014 at 2:17PM in News
Bungie opens Destiny Beta for all

Bungie opens Destiny Beta for all

The excitement behind Activision's Destiny has really ramped up since E3, and the demand to get on its Beta has been huge.
Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jul 25th 2014 at 9:32AM in News