Minecraft's New Grimstone Renamed to Deepslate
Milosz Szubert, 25 February 2021, 16:22
Mojang AB released a new Snapshot for Minecraft, marked as 21w08a. Among other things, it renames the recently introduced block type - Grimstone - to Deepslate.
Steam Tests Option to Play Together Without an Account
Jacob Blazewicz, 25 February 2021, 11:11
Valve has started testing a new Steam client. The beta enables us to check out an enhanced version of the Remote Play Together service, which lets us invite people without an account on the platform to play together.
Euro Truck Simulator 2 Versions 1.39 and 1.40 Compared
Sodar, 17 February 2021, 15:50
Euro Truck Simulator 2 is getting prettier and prettier. You can see for yourself what the upgraded in-game lighting looks like by participating in the testing of the Open Beta 1.40 version.
Chivalry 2 Release Date and Beta Test Schedule
Bart Swiatek, 12 February 2021, 10:45
Developers from Torn Banner Studios announced that Chivalry 2 will launch on June 8, this year. The game will be available on PC, as well as last- and current-gen consoles.
Minecraft Gets New, Diversified Caves
Milosz Szubert, 11 February 2021, 16:15
Minecraft has received a new snapshot, marked as 21w06a. It showcases a new method of generating caves, which will officially arrive in the game with the Caves & Cliffs update.
Help Needed in Testing New Game From GreedFall Devs
Agnes Adamus, 05 February 2021, 19:45
Spiders has started looking for people willing to test SteelRising, an action RPG set in an alternative version of reality. Everyone interested can apply.
Minecraft Snapshot 21w05a Introduces Lush Vegetation
Jacob Blazewicz, 04 February 2021, 12:58
Mojang AB released Snapshot 21w05a for Minecraft. The snapshot introduces more lush vegetation in caves, but there were also various improvements and fixes related to snow powder and sculk sensors, among other things.
Minecraft Snapshot 21w03a Adds Shiny Squids
Jacob Blazewicz, 21 January 2021, 16:15
Mojang has released another preview of the Caves & Cliffs update for Minecraft. This time, players can light up their voxel world with the help of glowing lichens and squids.
Blizzard Announces New Update For Battle.net
Qskan, 15 January 2021, 20:17
Blizzard is working on a new version of Battle.net app. Beginning with January 14, fresh launcher features can be tested by North American users as part of beta testing.
Resident Evil Showcase Will Reveal Gameplay From RE Village
Tom Borys, 14 January 2021, 21:47
Capcom has announced an event called Resident Evil Showcase that will reveal a ton of information about the upcoming Resident Evil Village. A beta of a mysterious project set in the same universe is also planned.
Minecraft Snapshot 20w51a Adds Axolotls
Jacob Blazewicz, 17 December 2020, 20:11
Mojang has released a new snapshot from Cliffs & Caves update for Minecraft. Snapshot 20w51a adds more animals to the game, namely axolotls.
Special Demo of Humankind Available for Selected Players
Bart Woldanski, 16 December 2020, 16:00
Amplitude Studios shared a scenario called Lucy OpenDev with players who pre-ordered Humankind. In addition, gameplay footage from the said demo version of this 4X strategy was presented.
Enlisted Beta Launches; New FPS From War Thunder Devs
Jacob Blazewicz, 13 November 2020, 19:52
Closed beta-tests of Enlisted, a WWII online shooter, have begun. The game co-produced by Gaijin Entertainment can already be checked by all players, as long as they are willing to pay for access.
Minecraft 20w46a Adds New, Better Snow From Caves & Cliffs Update
Jacob Blazewicz, 13 November 2020, 18:51
Minecraft received another snapshot with new features from Caves & Cliffs. Snapshot 20w46a adds snow dust, freezing as an affliction and a handful of changes and fixes to the content from the previous update.
Valve Makes Testing Games on Steam Easier for Devs
Paul Musiolik, 05 November 2020, 16:22
Valve is introducing another facility for developers on Steam. The Steam Playtest option enables them to easily manage access to game tests prepared for players.
Minecraft Snapshot 20w45a Enables Testing of Caves & Cliffs Content
Jacob Blazewicz, 05 November 2020, 14:54
Mojang has released a trial version of the Caves & Cliffs update for Minecraft. Snapshot 20w45a enables us to check out some of the novelties from the upcoming update, such as amethysts, candles and lightning rods.
Minecraft Tests Goats From Caves and Cliffs Update
Jacob Blazewicz, 29 October 2020, 17:17
Mojang released a beta version of the new update for Minecraft. Together with it we received a foretaste of the news from the upcoming Caves and Cliffs expansion, including goats.
SpellForce 3: Fallen God Free Beta Goes Live
Adrian Werner, 29 October 2020, 13:11
Open beta tests of the standalone expansion Fallen God for SpellForce 3 have started. The tests will last until November 1, so if you want to check out the game, we advise you to hurry up.
Call of Duty Cold War Beta Extended
Paul Musiolik, 18 October 2020, 22:28
Thanks to the huge support of the community, Activision and Treyarch decided to extend the duration of Call of Duty: Black Ops - Cold War's open beta.
Call of Duty Cold War Open Beta Launches
Karol Laska , 15 October 2020, 21:09
Fans looking forward to the next installment of Call of Duty will be able to spend this weekend with it thanks to the beta. From today it is open to all PS4 owners (as well as PC and XOne users who pre-ordered), with rest of the players following later.
CoD Black Ops - Cold War Open Beta System Requirements
Bartlomiej Sagan, 07 October 2020, 15:18
Treyarch revealed the system requirements of the open beta of Call of Duty: Black Ops - Cold War. It was also announced when the test version will be available for download.
Rogue Company Available for Free
Paul Musiolik, 02 October 2020, 14:57
Rogue Company is a new game from Hi-Rez. After a year of testing, the shooter was made available for free on PC and consoles.
Windows 10 With New Task Manager for Gamers
Bart Swiatek, 01 October 2020, 16:34
Xbox Insider is testing a new version of Xbox Game Bar application. It contains a widget offering similar capabilities to the Task Manager.
RTX 3090 Only Slightly More Efficient in Games Than 3080
mikos, 20 September 2020, 21:05
The latest benchmarks suggest little performance difference in games between the RTX 3090 and 3080.
EA Desktop Beta Registration Goes Live
Milosz Szubert, 16 September 2020, 19:09
The beta tests of EA Desktop, the application aimed at becoming the successor of Origin, have started. Currently, all owners of EA accounts can take part in them.
CoD: Black Ops Cold War Beta Release Date and Details on Multiplayer
Darius Matusiak, 09 September 2020, 22:21
Treyarch revealed the online mode of Call of Duty: Black Ops - Cold War. We will test the new and traditional elements in the game in October.
Here's Shiny New Minecraft RTX
Jacob Blazewicz, 04 September 2020, 20:51
Nvidia has released new worlds for Minecraft RTX beta test participants. Each of them can be downloaded for free to test the advantages of ray tracing in the popular game from Mojang.
Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War Beta Schedule on PS4 Leaked
Agnes Adamus, 31 August 2020, 22:33
The date of the first beta of Call of Duty: Black Ops - Cold War leaked to the web. The first tests will take place on October 8 and will be accessible to those who have submitted a pre-order on PS4.
Chivalry 2 Beta and Launch Delayed
Milosz Szubert, 27 August 2020, 12:23
Devs at Torn Banner announced that Chivalry 2, the successor to the online FPP knight action game from 2012, will not debut until 2021. The title will launch simultaneously on PC, PS5, PS4, XO and XSX.
Marvel's Avengers - 3.5 Billion Enemies Defeated During Beta
Milosz Szubert, 26 August 2020, 12:50
Square Enix sent an e-mail to people who participated in Marvel's Avengers beta tests. The company's representatives thank the users for trying out the title and present some statistics.
Marvel's Avengers Open Beta Goes Live
Adrian Werner, 21 August 2020, 11:17
The open beta of Marvel's Avengers has begun. The game can be tested on PC, Xbox One and PlayStation 4. Small bonuses in Fortnite have been prepared for test participants.
Marvel's Avengers Beta - Players Reveal Hidden Superheroes
Bart Woldanski, 14 August 2020, 12:20
The source files of the recently released Marvel's Avengers beta revealed superheroes previously unannounced by Crystal Dynamics. What characters may appear after the release of the full version?
Marvel's Avengers PC System Requirements
Jacob Blazewicz, 13 August 2020, 11:51
Square Enix disclosed the system requirements for Marvel's Avengers PC. The beta tests, which will soon be launched on PC and Xbox One, were also mentioned.
Iron Harvest Free Beta - FPS Cap Removed; New Patch
Adrian Werner, 07 August 2020, 12:00
KING Art released the 0.11.2 update for the open beta of the RTS Iron Harvest. The update removes the 60 fps cap and introduces many bug fixes.
SpaceVenture Beta Finally Available 8 Years After the Fundraiser
Milosz Szubert, 03 August 2020, 13:40
SpaceVenture, a three-dimensional adventure game created by the devs of the iconic Space Quest, has launched open beta-tests for players. Access to the early version of the title was granted to those who supported it on Kickstarter. Just for the record, the fundraiser ended over 8 years ago.
Iron Harvest Open Beta Goes Live
Adrian Werner, 31 July 2020, 12:20
We are still a month away from the launch of Iron Harvest, but we can already check out this RTS as part of open beta on PC.
Cyberpunk 2077 - CDPR Warns Of Fake Beta Invitations
Karol Laska , 30 July 2020, 22:09
CD Projekt Red has issued an official message to players to ignore any emails that invite them to test the beta version of the game. These emails are fake.
Details of Marvel's Avengers Beta, New Gameplay and Collaboration With Fortnite
Michael Kulakowski, 29 July 2020, 21:48
As promised, Square Enix presented a new gameplay video from Marvel's Avengers and details of closed and open beta tests of the game that will take place in August. On the same occasion, the developers announced another playable character and promotional cooperation with Fortinte.
Steam Introduces Registration for Game Tests
Jacob Blazewicz, 27 July 2020, 22:20
Valve has quietly added the ability to register for game testing on Steam. The feature is apparently not yet widely available.
Iron Harvest Open Beta Goes Live Next Week
Agnes Adamus, 24 July 2020, 22:56
Deep Silver and KING Art Games have announced that on July 30, the open beta tests of the RTS Iron Harvest will take place. As part of the beta, we will be able to test the story campaign and multiplayer games for free.
Hyper Scape - Ubisoft's Battle Royale is Being Overrun by Hackers
Frozen, 18 July 2020, 17:57
Hyper Scape, Ubisoft's online FPS battle royale, experiences an invasion of hackers and cheaters in less than a week from the start of the open beta. Other players do not like this at all.
Marvel's Avengers Open Beta and New Gameplay Coming Soon
Jacob Blazewicz, 15 July 2020, 21:56
Square Enix has announced Marvel's Avengers beta-tests. The game will be available for everyone to check from August. However, later this month we will see another gameplay.
Hyper Scape Open Beta Goes Live
Adrian Werner, 12 July 2020, 21:54
During the Ubisoft Forward presentation, new videos from the royal battle shooter Hyper Scape were shown. The launch of open beta on PC was also announced.
Amazon's MMORPG Failed to Impress Testers; Launch Delayed to 2021
Paul Wozniak, 10 July 2020, 21:44
The creators from Amazon Game Studios informed that the released of their new MMORPG - New World - will be significantly delayed. We won't be able to play the game until next spring.
WoW Shadowlands - Content is Ready; Beta-tests and Release Date
Milosz Szubert, 09 July 2020, 14:46
Blizzard has announced that all content of Shadowlands, the latest expansion for World of Warcraft, is now ready and the expansion's beta-tests will begin next week. On the same occasion, it was confirmed that the full version of the add-on is expected to be released at the end of this year - namely in the fall.
Mortal Shell Beta is Now Open to Everyone
Czarus, 05 July 2020, 20:20
The beta version of Mortal Shell from Cold Symmetry is now available for free. The title is a soulslike game with dark atmosphere and a demanding combat system.
Closed Beta of Hyper Scape Begins
Paul Wozniak, 03 July 2020, 11:50
Closed beta of the new battle royale game from Ubisoft, Hyper Scape, was launched. The technical tests can be joined thanks to the so-called Twitch drops. The developers also shared details of the game.
Amazon's Crucible Rolls Back to Closed Beta One Month After Launch
Milosz Szubert, 01 July 2020, 13:50
Amazon Game Studios have announced that their free online shooter Crucible will enter beta test phase more than a month after its launch. The beta will focus primarily on closer cooperation between the community and the developers.
Path of Exile 2 Delayed
Christian Pieniazek, 25 June 2020, 16:26
Planned beta-tests of Path of Exile 2 have been delayed to the end of this year. Therefore, it can be assumed that the release of the full version of PoE 2 will also be postponed.
Mortal Shell - First Gameplay From Upcoming Dark Soulslike
Frozen, 11 June 2020, 14:33
During IGN Summer of Gaming 2020, we've seen the first gameplay from Mortal Shell, a Dark Souls-inspired action RPG from Cold Symmetry.