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Back 4 Blood Conquered Steam Even Before Release

Jacob Blazewicz, 07 August 2021, 21:13

The recent beta of Back 4 Blood has been quite popular. On Steam alone, almost 100,000 players were in the game at the hottest moment of the tests.

Minecraft: Bedrock Edition Returns to Testing; 1.17.30.20 Beta Fixes a Ton of Bugs

Jacob Blazewicz, 04 August 2021, 21:06

Minecraft: Bedrock Edition has received another beta. Players can check out version 1.17.30.20 on PC, Xbox One and Android mobile devices.

Battlefield 2042 PC System Requirements for Upcoming Tech Tests

Adrian Werner, 04 August 2021, 12:50

The system requirements for the PC version of Battlefield 2042 have been released for upcoming tech tests.

Age of Empires 4 Beta Starts Tomorrow; Sign-ups Ongoing

Przemyslaw Dygas, 04 August 2021, 12:07

Closed beta tests of Age of Empires 4 will begin tomorrow. It will be the first opportunity to play the next part of the iconic series.

New Steam Client Beta Brings Better Data Management

Qskan, 30 July 2021, 19:03

Since yesterday, the beta of the new client can be tested by Steam users. The next version of the overlay refreshes the interface and makes the download manager more readable.

Back 4 Blood Open Beta Coming Soon; Details Revealed

Adrian Werner, 29 July 2021, 15:37

Turtle Rock announced the next batch of tests of Back 4 Blood. Their part will be a serveral days-long open beta.

Thunder Tier One Free Weekend Coming Soon

Adrian Werner, 28 July 2021, 13:50

This weekend will see further testing of Thunder Tier One, a promising tactical shooter developed by veterans of brands like PUBG and Arma.

Splitgate Servers Down Again; Launch Delayed

Agnes Adamus, 26 July 2021, 21:51

Splitgate is having problems again. Due to server troubles, the title has been shut down. This situation is expected to persist until tomorrow. At the same time, it was announced that the release of the full version of the game is delayed.

Success of Splitgate's Open Beta Forced Devs to Shut Down Servers

Agnes Adamus, 25 July 2021, 22:51

Cross-play has brought Splitgate a surge in popularity. The open beta testing this feature attracted so much interest that a decision was made to temporarily shut down the game servers. Currently the game is back online.

New World Beta is a Hot Item on Steam and Twitch

Adrian Werner, 21 July 2021, 11:02

New World's beta has proven to be very popular. The game is performing impressively on Steam and Twitch, and the servers are so full that some players have to wait in queues for hours.

Beta of Amazon's Highly-anticipated New World Begins

Hubert Sledziewski, 20 July 2021, 18:32

Today at 9 AM PT closed beta tests of New World, the long-awaited MMORPG from Amazon Game Studios, have begun. It's a good opportunity to try out the game before the August release.

Minecraft 1.18 Delights Players With Unique Landscapes

Jacob Blazewicz, 16 July 2021, 12:29

Minecraft 1.18 for now is available only as an experimental snapshot. Despite this, it has already managed to impress players with landscapes they would almost never encounter in the game before the debut of all the novelties from the Caves & Cliffs Update.

Battlefield 2042 Beta Delayed

Qskan, 15 July 2021, 15:06

Electronic Arts has announced that Battlefield 2042's beta tests, which were originally scheduled to begin in July, have been pushed back to the second half of the summer. This will allow for better testing of multiplatform gameplay.

Gran Turismo 7 Beta Accidentally Leaked on PlayStation website

Przemyslaw Dygas, 12 July 2021, 15:36

It looks like the developers of Gran Turismo 7 are already planning beta tests for the game. A test quest to get an access code for the game has appeared on the official PlayStation website.

Multiplayer Beta of ETS2 and ATS Ends; Release in a Few Days

Hubert Sledziewski, 12 July 2021, 10:47

SCS Software Studio announced the end of beta testing of the multiplayer Convoy mode in ETS 2 and ATS. The full version of update 1.4.1 should be available within a few days.

Broken Ranks Open Beta Launches

Czarus, 02 July 2021, 12:59

Today marks the launch of the open beta for the MMORPG Broken Ranks. It is a remake of the popular browser game The Pride of Taern.

Minecraft 1.17.1 Snapshot Saves Axolotls

Milosz Szubert, 01 July 2021, 16:16

Mojang AB released the third snapshot of the 1.17.1 update for Minecraft Java Edition. It enables us to test a few more patches that will be included in the official release of the patch.

Among Us and Minority Report in One? Konami Announces CrimeSight

Milosz Szubert, 25 June 2021, 16:44

Konami announced CrimeSight. It will be a multiplayer game, in which the task of one party will be to force the character to commit murder, and the goal of the other to thwart these plans. The game's closed beta begins today.

PES 2022 Open Beta and First Gameplay on New Engine

Patryk Lukasz Kubiak, 24 June 2021, 16:45

Konami has launched a beta version of a „new soccer game”. Most likely, these are tests of the latest installment of the Pro Evolution Soccer series. Below you can see how the game looks like at this stage.

EVE Online Devs Test Graphic Update

Jacob Blazewicz, 24 June 2021, 15:48

Graphics in EVE Online will get an onverhaul. CCP Games started testing an update that will add flair to the universe of the space MMORPG.

Minecraft After Caves & Cliffs Update - Mojang Continues to Develop the Game

Jacob Blazewicz, 19 June 2021, 17:48

Tests of version 1.17.1 have begun in Minecraft: Java Edition, and the first update following the release of Caves & Cliffs should debut in the coming weeks.

ETS 2 Multiplayer Mode Convoy Open Beta Launches

Przemyslaw Dygas, 18 June 2021, 19:35

The open beta for the Convoy multiplayer mode in Euro Truck Simulator 2 has been launched. Players can now travel across Europe together with their friends.

New Demo of Naraka: Bladepoint Goes Big on Steam

Adrian Werner, 16 June 2021, 14:53

In just a few hours after its release, the demo of Naraka: Bladepoint made it to the most popular games on Steam.

Diablo 2: Resurrected to be Released in August; Devs Announce Open Beta

Przemyslaw Dygas, 15 June 2021, 16:08

Soon players will be able to test Diablo 2: Resurrected again. An open beta of multiplayer mode is planned for August.

Riders Republic - Ubisoft's Sports Madness Gets Release Date and Beta

Adrian Werner, 12 June 2021, 22:11

Ubisoft has released new video footage from Riders Republic. The release date was also revealed and beta test signups have begun.

Battlefield 2042 - EA Plans Beta Testing for Series Veterans

Qskan, 10 June 2021, 13:43

A special beta will enable some players to try out Battlefield 2042 a few months before its release. The lucky players will be selected based on how many hours they have spent on the game's servers.

American Truck Simulator - Multiplayer Open Beta Goes Live

Adrian Werner, 10 June 2021, 12:00

The open beta of Convoy, the multiplayer mode for SCS Software's American Truck Simulator, has launched.

Testing of New Battlefield Could Start in July

Paul Musiolik, 31 May 2021, 13:10

Gameplay tests of Battlefield 6 could launch in July. Such rumors were passed on by one of the better informed Twitter users.

Convoy in American Truck Simulator; Devs Test Multiplayer [UPDATED]

Jacob Blazewicz, 25 May 2021, 08:30

SCS Software tests the multiplayer mode in American Truck Simulator, called Convoy. For now, we can play with a larger group only as part of the beta update 1.41.

Minecraft Snapshot 21w20a Pacifies Llamas

Jacob Blazewicz, 20 May 2021, 11:21

Minecraft has received snapshot 21w20a. Just as one of the previous snapshots introduced more aggressive goats, this time Mojang has made the peaceful llamas no longer spit on players (so often).

Diablo 4 in PlayStation Database; Tests May be Approaching

Bart Swiatek, 18 May 2021, 11:16

A mysterious game has appeared in the PlayStation database, which is most likely an early version of Diablo 4. It looks like the developers from Blizzard Entertainment will be testing their game on Sony consoles.

Chivalry 2 Open Beta Launches Next Week

Agnes Adamus, 17 May 2021, 22:10

Chivalry 2 will receive an open beta on PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S. From May 27 to June 1 anyone interested will be able to try out the title. Cross-play features will be available during the testing period.

Bless Unleashed Open Beta Launches on Steam

Adrian Werner, 13 May 2021, 16:04

The open beta of the MMORPG Bless Unleashed launched on Steam. This is the last testing before the release of the full version.

Minecraft Snapshot 21w19a Removes Items, but Helps Modders

Jacob Blazewicz, 13 May 2021, 12:49

Another Caves & Cliffs snapshot appeared in Minecraft. It doesn't add much content (quite the opposite in fact), but with it the title has finally moved to Java 16 and thus made life easier for creators of fan-made modifications.

Minecraft 21w18a Removes Another Old Bug and Adds Aggressive Goats

Jacob Blazewicz, 06 May 2021, 12:46

Snapshot 21w18a is now available in Minecraft: Java Edition. In addition to fixing more bugs (including one that is over 8 years ago), the snapshot makes it much more likely that we'll get slaughtered by screaming goats.

Noodle Caves in Minecraft; Snapshot 21w17a Now Available

Jacob Blazewicz, 29 April 2021, 13:49

Minecraft received another snapshot with novelties from the Caves & Cliffs Update. From now on in the game we will find so-called noodle caves, and the developers have introduced a handful of improvements.

Battle for Berlin Closed Beta Launches in Enlisted

Milosz Szubert, 26 April 2021, 19:29

Last weekend, the team from Darkflow Software released the beta version of the next campaign for the online shooter Enlisted - Battle of Berlin. Unfortunately, so far only those who either decide to spend money on a special package, previously supported the project or won free access can play it.

Naraka: Bladepoint Beta Ends Up in Top 6 Most Popular Steam Games

Agnes Adamus, 26 April 2021, 12:05

Beta tests of the close-combat battle royale game Naraka: Bladepoint turned out to be quite a success. An activity record of over 120 thousand players was set.

Chivalry 2 Beta Begins Tomorrow; Combat on Gameplay

Milosz Szubert, 22 April 2021, 15:35

On the occasion of the upcoming closed beta testS, Chivalry 2 received another trailer. It's a kind of tutorial showing how combat works in the game.

Minecraft Snapshot 21w16a Adds Growing Stalactites and Stalagmites

Jacob Blazewicz, 22 April 2021, 10:35

Minecraft presents more news from the big Caves &Cliffs update. Snapshot 21w16a introduces growing dripstones and enables players to grow an azalea tree.

Resident Evil Village Visual Comparison on PS5, PS4 and PS4 Pro

Bart Swiatek, 19 April 2021, 15:05

Several videos have surfaced online, showing the performance and visuals of the Resident Evil Village demo on PlayStation 4, PlayStation 4 Pro and PlayStation 5 consoles.

Tormented Souls Gets New Gameplay, Sign Ups For Beta Begin

Adrian Werner, 16 April 2021, 14:49

New gameplay from the survival horror Tormented Souls has been released. It shows the inspiration with Resident Evil and Alone in the Dark series declared by the devs. Closed beta tests were also announced.

Diablo 2 Resurrected Beta Registration Opens

Agnes Adamus, 13 April 2021, 14:22

Registration for Diablo 2: Resurrected's closed beta has started. Everyone can sign up. Launch date of the tests themselves is unknown.

Minecraft Snapshot 21w14a Adds Raw Metals

Jacob Blazewicz, 08 April 2021, 15:31

Minecraft players can check out more highlights of the upcoming Caves & Cliffs update. With Snapshot 21w14a, instead of blocks of iron, gold and copper, we will mine raw versions of these metals.

Enlisted Open Beta Launches Today

Adrian Werner, 08 April 2021, 13:58

In just a few hours, open beta tests of Enlisted, a F2P network shooter that will enable us to take part in World War II battles, will begin.

Wild West Battle Royale GRIT Enters Beta

Szarmancki, 02 April 2021, 20:15

A closed beta of a new battle royale game called GRIT has just appeared on Steam. Saddle up and take on other players in the Wild West.

Minecraft Snapshot 21w13a Add Goats and Light Blocks

Jacob Blazewicz, 01 April 2021, 12:37

Minecraft has received more new features from the Caves & Cliffs update. Snapshot 21w13a lets you test goats and light blocks and introduces quite a few fixes.

Enlisted Open Beta Launches Next Week

Adrian Werner, 30 March 2021, 14:18

We found out the open beta launch date of the shooter Enlisted. The developers also revealed what changes will be introduced to the game along with the start of the open beta phase.

Creator of SimCity and The Sims Prepares New Game; Modders Invited to Cooperate

Agnes Adamus, 28 March 2021, 19:08

Will Wright is recruiting people who will participate in closed beta tests of his newest production. He's looking for volunteers among The Sims modding community.

WoW The Burning Crusade Classic Beta Begins

Bart Swiatek, 24 March 2021, 12:41

Developers from Blizzard Entertainment announced that they have started sending out invitations to beta tests of The Burning Crusade Classic expansion for the classic version of World of Warcraft.