Entries in 'beta' (9)

Over three years after its smash success, DayZ finally enters beta

Over three years after its smash success, DayZ finally enters beta

It was the surprise hit of late 2013, but DayZ still, remarkably, remains in alpha on Steam Early Access.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 5th 2017 at 10:42AM in News
Ghost Recon Wildlands beta sets new Ubisoft record

Ghost Recon Wildlands beta sets new Ubisoft record

Over 6.8m players took part in the open beta for Ghost Recon Wildlands.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 2nd 2017 at 10:38AM in News
For Honor beta coming at the end of January

For Honor beta coming at the end of January

Ubisoft is rolling out a closed beta for its brand new combat IP For Honor at the end of the month.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jan 11th 2017 at 10:07AM in News
Battlefield 1 beta breaks records

Battlefield 1 beta breaks records

The recent open beta for DICE’s upcoming Battlefield 1 has broken EA records.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 16th 2016 at 12:09PM in News

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Overwatch beta sees 9.7m players

Overwatch beta sees 9.7m players

A record-breaking number of gamers played the beta for Blizzard's upcoming release Overwatch.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on May 13th 2016 at 10:13AM in News
Gears of War 4 dev: Consumers think beta means highly-polished demo

Gears of War 4 dev: Consumers think beta means highly-polished demo

The studio head of Gears of War 4 developer The Coalition has said the industry has ‘twisted’ what multiplayer betas mean. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Apr 21st 2016 at 10:06AM in News
Testing times: top QA and localisation firms talk VR, porn and multiplayer betas

Testing times: top QA and localisation firms talk VR, porn and multiplayer betas

You’ve got to feel a bit sorry for bug testing and localisation companies. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Apr 18th 2016 at 12:43PM in News
Oculus Rift launch is 'like a beta'

Oculus Rift launch is 'like a beta'

The arrival of Oculus Rift was akin to a video game test launch, says GAME.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Apr 1st 2016 at 10:54AM in News

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6.4 million people played The Division beta

6.4 million people played The Division beta

Ubisoft has revealed that the beta for its new online shooter IP The Division was played by a record-breaking 6.4 million gamers.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Feb 23rd 2016 at 9:41AM in News