Newsroom News Breaking Comics Tags RSS

beta-tests Latest news and info

Artifact 2.0 Beta Registration Will Start Next Week

Pri, 19 May 2020, 11:45

Valve is working on big changes in its 2018 card game, Artifact, which was not particularly successful, if not outright a failure. Registration for the beta version of the refreshed title - Artifact 2.0 - will start next week.

Five New Free Worlds for Minecraft RTX

Paul Wozniak, 14 May 2020, 18:28

Today, Nvidia released more worlds that can be tested in a ray-tracing version of Minecraft. Each of them was created by well-known developers from the community and can be downloaded for free.

Valorant has a Hitbox Problem, Players are Analyzing

Paul Wozniak, 04 May 2020, 17:30

Valorant's players have noticed that one of the characters available in the game has a badly programmed hitbox. Hits to the area around the character's arm, for example, are counted as headshots.

Valorant - 5 Changes Demanded by Players

Paul Wozniak, 30 April 2020, 16:20

Valorant has been in closed beta for over three weeks now. Players started noticing the shortcomings of the game and demand changes and new elements. We have gathered several of their proposals in this message.

Twitch is Fed Up With Valorant Key Farm, Changes the Rules

Paul Wozniak, 29 April 2020, 15:36

The controversial practices of Twitch streamers have led to the introduction of new rules on so-called „drops” on the platform. From now on, adding the possibility of e.g. access to Valorant's tests while transmitting replays will have considerable consequences.

Controversy Over Valorant Streams, Twitch Frenzy Continues

Paul Wozniak, 22 April 2020, 17:57

After the second week of Valorant's closed beta, the game still boasts huge Twitch coverage. This is due to new streamer practices and the controversial way of granting access to tests.

Minecraft RTX Open Beta Goes Live Today

Adrian Werner, 16 April 2020, 10:30

In a few hours, open beta-tests of Minecraft RTX, a version of the hit game supporting ray tracing, will launch. On this occasion, Nvidia has released new drivers for GeForce cards.

Beta Version of Impressive STALKER Mod Goes Live

Adrian Werner, 15 April 2020, 15:22

A beta version of STALKER Clear Sky Remaster, a visual mod for the FPS S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Clean Sky, has been released. On this occasion, the creators published a new trailer.

First Cheater Banned in Valorant

Conrad Hazi, 11 April 2020, 16:39

The creators of the game imposed the first ban for the use of prohibited game aids. It took the hackers only a few days to crack Valorant, but Riot Games calms the community and claims to be prepared for the situation.

Valorant - How to Get Into Beta; Tests Launch Today

Paul Wozniak, 07 April 2020, 13:46

Today, the closed beta tests of Valanort, the new online shooter from the creators of LoL, will begin. Those who have not yet received access to them will now get a second chance. By linking our Riot account with Twitch and watching selected streamers, we will be able to grab one of several thousand access keys.

Valorant Beta: Devs Warn That Tests May be Problematic

Bart Swiatek, 07 April 2020, 13:22

Developers at Riot Games warn that the soon-to-be-launched beta-tests of Valorant can be quite problematic. Players should expect lags and other difficulties, as creating networking structures and testing is currently hampered by the global coronavirus pandemic.

Shroud Claims Other Shooters are Thrash Compared to Valorant

Paul Wozniak, 02 April 2020, 18:15

One of the most popular streamers after playing Valorant's beta said that the rest of the games are thrash and don't give him as much fun as the new title from Riot Games.

Resident Evil Resistance - Open Beta of Resident Evil 3's Multi Launches

Adrian Werner, 01 April 2020, 12:30

After a slight delay, the beta-tests of Resident Evil: Resistance on Steam and PlayStation 4 are now open, enabling us to see what the multiplayer mode of Resident Evil 3 has to offer.

Artifact 2.0 - Valve on Salvaging the Card Game and Beta-tests

Adrian Werner, 31 March 2020, 13:14

Valve informed about the changes we can expect in Artifact 2.0. We have learned about the planned modifications to the gameplay and development system, as well as plans for beta-tests.

Riot Games Reveals Closed Beta Schedule of Valorant

Jacob Blazewicz, 30 March 2020, 21:04

Riot Games has announced the start date of Valorant's beta tests. We will get a chance to test the new team FPS with Overwatch-like heroes next week.

Comanche - PC Hardware Requirements and Open Beta Launch

Christian Pieniazek, 27 February 2020, 20:13

THQ Nordic has announced the imminent launch of the open beta tests of Comanche. In addition, the publisher shared the official hadrware requirements of the game.

Path of Exile 2 Beta May be Delayed Due to Coronavirus

Jacob Blazewicz, 26 February 2020, 20:58

Chris Wilson from Grinding Gear Games informed of a possible delay in the launch of PoE 2 beta tests. The reason - problems with third-party devs from China due to the coronavirus threat.

Comanche Open Beta is About to Launch

Adrian Werner, 24 February 2020, 12:14

Nukklear and THQ Nordic announced an open beta of Comanche, the online action game about helicopter battles. We have learned the starting date of tests and hardware requirements of the game's early version.

Beta Tests of MisBits Launch

Mat1K, 17 February 2020, 20:52

The beta-test MisBits have launched - an unusual game focused on online battles. Everyone should find something for themselves - the production from Pow Wow Entertainment offers many different forms of gameplay, from deathmatch through football matches to racing.

Black Mesa 1.0 Beta Goes to Steam

Jacob Blazewicz, 13 February 2020, 12:22

Crowbar Collective has released the full version of Black Mesa in an open beta. If the tests are successful, the Half-Life remake will soon leave Steam's Early Access.

Age of Empires 3: Definitive Edition - Beta and Estimated Hardware Specs

Paul Wozniak, 24 January 2020, 21:31

We just found out when the closed beta Age of Empires 3: Definitive Edition, a refreshed version of the 2005 classic strategy game, will be launched. By the way, we learned about the estimated hardware requirements.

Microsoft Tests New Ads in Windows 10

Peter Doron, 22 January 2020, 13:25

The Insider program is testing another format of advertisements in Windows 10. This time it is about banners in WordPad, encouraging the use of Office Web Apps.

Xbox Console Streaming Available For All Users

Agnes Adamus, 17 January 2020, 22:40

Tests of the Xbox Console Streaming service have been officially launched worldwide. From now on, all Xbox One owner who signs up for Insider program can stream games from the console to their smartphone or tablet.

Legends of Runeterra Open Beta Launches This Month

Adrian Werner, 13 January 2020, 11:35

The team at Riot Games has announced that the open beta of Legends of Runeterra cards will be launched on January 24. It will offer, among others, ranked battles and friend lists.

Commandos 2 HD and Praetorians HD - Originals vs Remasters

Paul Wozniak, 14 December 2019, 22:30

Since yesterday, beta-tests of refreshed versions of Commandos 2 and Praetorians have been on. They are available to players who have ordered (or are about to order) games in advance. There is also a short trailer that provides a visual comparison of remasters with the originals.

Open Beta of GOG Galaxy 2.0 Launches

Agnes Adamus, 09 December 2019, 22:40

Today, after almost half a year of closed beta-tests, GOG Galaxy 2.0 has been officially made available to everyone. Everyone interested can now download and test the latest version of the CD Projekt client.

West of Dead Announced With Ron Perlman

qjin, 14 November 2019, 22:19

West of Dead, a new game from Upstream Arcade, was presented during the ongoing X019. Ron Perlman, an actor known for Hellboy, provided the voice of the main character. From now on, the game is available in beta for Xbox One users.

Commandos 2 and Praetorians Remasters in January; Beta-tests Announced

Jacob Blazewicz, 13 November 2019, 23:22

Kalypso Media company informed that the remasters of Commandos 2 and Praetorians will not be released this year. In December there will be closed beta-tests of both productions to be held for consolation.

Hearthstone Battlegrounds - Open Beta of Auto Chess Mode Launches

Adrian Werner, 13 November 2019, 10:48

The open beta of Hearthstone Battlegrounds, the new Auto Chess-like gameplay mode in the popular card game from Blizzard Entertainment, has just begun.

Warcraft 3 Reforged Multiplayer Mode Beta Launches

Bart Swiatek, 30 October 2019, 11:10

Beta-tests of Warcraft III: Reforged, an improved edition of the popular 2002 RTS, have begun. First of all, the invitations are given to those who pre-ordered the Spoils of War edition of the remake.

Legends of Runeterra Revealed - A Card Game Set in LoL Universe

Paul Wozniak, 16 October 2019, 10:56

Riot Games has announced a card game set in the world of LoL - Legends of Runeterra. We will collect cards with champions from League of Legends, create decks and take part in duels. The closed beta will be launched in 2020.

Open Beta of Ghost Recon Breakpoint Launches [Updated]

Konrad Serafinski, 26 September 2019, 21:09

Today, the open beta of Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Breakpoint has launched on PC, Xbox One and PlayStation 4. The tests will last until September 29. Gamers can play in single-player, cooperation or PvP modes.

Ghost Recon Breakpoint Devs Reveal Open Beta Trailer and Roadmap

Bart Swiatek, 25 September 2019, 12:31

Ubisoft presented a trailer for the open beta tests of Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Breakpoint. The developers also shared information about the planned post-release support for the title.

CoD Modern Warfare Beta Breaks Popularity Records

Adrian Werner, 25 September 2019, 12:16

Beta-tests of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare have proved to be the most popular in the history of the franchise. Unfortunately, there is also some bad news. Spec Ops Survival Mode will be available for almost a year only on PlayStation 4.

Mount & Blade 2: Bannerlord - Multiplayer Beta Tests Begin

Jacob Blazewicz, 21 September 2019, 17:24

TaleWorlds has started sending invitations to the closed beta of Mount & Blade II: Bannerlord. So if you want to test the multiplayer mode in the long-awaited game, check your e-mails.

CoD: Modern Warfare - PC Open Beta Now Available

Paul Wozniak, 21 September 2019, 16:25

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare open beta tests, which will last until September 23 and are available on all platforms, have been launched. There is also new information about the alleged Battle Royale mode.

CoD Modern Warfare - Beta Launch on PC and Hardware Requirements

Konrad Serafinski, 19 September 2019, 10:55

Today will begin the closed beta tests of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare on PC. Players who have ordered the title in advance can already pre-load it. Additionally, we got to know the hardware requirements of the test version.

Ghost Recon: Breakpoint - Open-beta Announcement and Live Action Trailer

Michael Kulakowski, 18 September 2019, 22:52

Next week, an open-beta of Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Breakpoint will launch, enabling us to try out several missions of the story campaign, both solo and together with friends. Ubisoft has also released a new live action trailer of the title, starring the rapper Lil Wayne,.

Open Beta of New Steam Library Launches

Christian Pieniazek, 17 September 2019, 21:42

The beta version of the new Steam Library, which we have heard about since March this year, is now available to all interested parties. Valve Software not only refreshed its appearance, but also added a number of new functionalities.

NiOh 2 - Open Beta-tests Announced

Jacob Blazewicz, 16 September 2019, 21:23

Team Ninja and Koei Tecmo have announced the open beta of NiOh 2, which will take place in early November.

CoD: Modern Warfare - Open Beta With Ground War Mode for 64 Players

Darius Matusiak, 16 September 2019, 11:11

Helicopters, tanks and a huge map for 64 players - Ground War Mode - will appear in the open beta of Modern Warfare this Saturday. The devs will also test the usefulness of the mini-map, which managed to arouse a lot of controversy.

Event for 16 People, HDR Calibration - New Beta of PS4 Firmware 7.0

Bart Swiatek, 13 September 2019, 13:08

Sony has started testing the new version of software for PlayStation 4. The latest firmware brings several useful improvements, including the ability to set up an event for 16 people. The full version will debut in a few weeks.

Call of Duty Modern Warfare Beta Begins; PS4 Open Beta Tomorrow

Adrian Werner, 13 September 2019, 12:59

The first phase of the Call of Duty: Modern Warfare beta was launched. For now, only PlayStation 4 users who pre-ordered the game can play, and tomorrow the tests will be available to all PlayStation 4 users. PC and Xbox One owners will have to wait until next week.

Kaspersky Tests a Tool for Detecting Cheaters in eSports

Paul Wozniak, 11 September 2019, 12:39

Kaspersky has announced a beta version of a tool to help detect cheaters in eSports.

New Beta of Steam Library Goes Live This Month

Barth Faryna, 05 September 2019, 15:40

Valve is preparing to introduce a beta version of the changed appearance of the Steam Library. New features were presented at last week's conference in Seattle and users will be able to try them out later this month.

CoD: Modern Warfare - Rumors on Beta, Battle Royale and New Trailer

Darius Matusiak, 04 September 2019, 13:11

On Twitter there was a lot of - so far unofficial - information about the upcoming launch of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare and the upcoming beta-tests of the game. Rumors include the battle royale mode and future DLCs, among other things.

Ghost Recon Breakpoint - Beta-test Schedule and Live Action Trailer

Adrian Werner, 04 September 2019, 12:05

Ubisoft informed about the details of the upcoming closed beta of Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Breakpoint. A new live action trailer was also released, along with the plans for the development of the game after the launch.

Leak: Call of Duty Modern Warfare Beta Will Take 60 GB

Konrad Serafinski, 01 September 2019, 21:26

There is a leak in the web about the volume of the Call of Duty: Modern Warfare beta game file. Youtuber TheGamingRevolution has released this information, claiming that the beta will take up as much as 60 GB.

Squadron 42 - Beta-tests „Staggered” by Three Months

Paul Wozniak, 31 August 2019, 20:19

Cloud Imperium Games has announced that both its games - Star Citizen and Squadron 42 will be developed in „Staggered Development” mode. For this reason, the Squadron 42 beta-tests have been delayed by three months.

Open Beta for Stand-Alone S.T.A.L.K.E.R. Mod Anomaly Goes Live

Barth Faryna, 27 August 2019, 19:50

S.T.A.L.K.E.R. fans have a reason to be happy. A free stand-alone mod called Anomaly, based on S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: The Call of the Pripyat, has just entered open beta.