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Beta Data: February 13, 2015

What better day to return to Beta Data than Friday 13th? There has been a lot of news since the last Beta Data so let’s dive right in.

A couple of closures with Bioware announcing they will no longer be working on Shadow Realms. Also, a smaller name but no less sad to hear about, Rising Generals has ceased production due to more technical problems than they felt they could overcome. On the other side of the coin, the anime-themed social MMORPG Dream of Mirror Online is re-opening and is now in closed beta thanks to the demand and passion from its fanbase. Indentity has been fully funded on Kickstarter and will be continuing their crowdfunding through their website as they work hard on getting the game ready for full release. And 8BitMMO has finally launched version 1.0 having been in development since 2001!

In Steam news, Rise of Incarnates is now available through Steam Early Access for free. Immune has been greenlit on Steam and is currently working on integration. And Project Gorgon is also working on integration, meanwhile contemplating going for a $5 monthly subscription fee rather than going the cash shop monetization route and how they could work this through Steam, as well as putting through plenty of ingame bug fixes, a new launcher, and plenty of quality of life changes. So they’ve been working hard!

Albion Online’s Winter Alpha has been ongoing since January 27th and will be continuing until February 27th. They’ve been going through stress tests, opened 8 new regions with all new mobs, added new minibosses to The Keepers of Albion, increased PvE difficulty by a full 23%, and have added guards to city entrances to lower griefing. There’s plenty going on and I’m sure there’ll be more to come. Meanwhile, Shroud of the Avatar has to date raised $5.7million towards game costs! On top of this, the team behind Ultima Underworld have started a Kickstarter for their new RPG: Underworld Ascendant, and it has been announced that if you back both this game and Shroud of the Avatar, you will receive in-game rewards. It’s good to see companies helping each other out in some way!

Anything I’ve missed? Let me know in the comments and I’ll be sure to check it out and update accordingly!

Find links to everything new this week and much more in the list below. Look for this new-flag-round-orange-29x12 to see everything we added this week.

 

 

Pre-Alpha, Alpha, and Early Access

Games in Pre-Alpha, Alpha, and Early Access often require a purchase and/or access to Steam.

Windborne looks pretty

Windborne

Albion Online Official Site Medieval Sandbox MMORPG Founder’s Pack
Arena: Cyber Evolution Official Site Sports MOBA Early access
Beasts of Prey Official Site Dinosaur MMOFPS Paid Alpha
Blockstorm Official Site Voxel FPS Paid Alpha
Camelot Unchained Official Site Fantasy MMORPG Paid Alpha
DayZ Official Site Zombie Survival
Earthrise: First Impact Official Site Sandbox MMORPG Shooter
new-flag-round-orange-29x12 Ever, Jane Official Site Jane Austen MMORPG Early access
Gigantic Official Site MOBA
Heroes of the Rune Official Site MOBA
H1Z1 Official Site Zombie Survival
Immune Official Site Post Apoc Sandbox
Life is Feudal Official Site Medieval Sandbox MMORPG
Line of Defense Official Site MMOFPS Early access
Pathfinder Online Official Site Sandbox MMORPG
Project Gorgon Official Site Fantasy MMORPG
Rise of Incarnates Official Site F2P Fighting Early access
Shroud of the Avatar Official Site Fantasy MMORPG Paid Alpha
Skara – The Blade Remains Official Site MOBA(ish) Paid Alpha
The Repopulation Official Site Scifi Sandbox MMORPG Early access
Toxikk Official Site Arena FPS Early access
TUG Official Site Sandbox Survival
Valiance Online Official Site Superhero MMO
Venus Rising Official Site Adult MMO
Wander Official Site Combatless MMO Paid Alpha
Windborne Official Site Sandbox Adventure Early access
Xsyon Official Site Sandbox Apocalypse Early access

 

Closed Beta

MMOs in Closed Beta are those which require a key to participate in. These events are only for a limited number of people.

Landmark

Landmark

Arena of Fate Official Site Action Strategy
Armored Warfare Official Site Tank MMORPG Begins Q1 2015
Auto Club Revolution 2.0 Official Site Car Based MMORPG
Battlecry Official Site Team Based Action
Block n Load Official Site Voxel Shooter
new-flag-round-orange-29x12 Dream of Mirror Online Official Site Social Anime MMORPG
Elvenar Official Site City Building
Heroes of the Storm Official Site Brawler MMO
Hex Official Site TCG
Landmark Official Site Fantasy Sandbox MMORPG
new-flag-round-orange-29x12 MapleStory 2 Official Site Korean MMORPG Korean CBT
Neverwinter Official Site MMORPG Xbox One
Ocean at War Official Site MMORTS
Orcs Must Die! Unchained Official Site Team Based Action
Planetside 2 Official Site MMOFPS PS4
Skyforge Official Site MMORPG
Soul Master Official Site RTS/RPG Blend
Star Trek: Alien Domain Official Site Online Strategy
The Settlers – Kingdom of Anteria Official Site City Building
World of Speed Official Site Racing MMO

 

Open Beta

Open Beta is the phase in which anyone can take part. No key is required.

Deadbreed

Deadbreed

new-flag-round-orange-29x12 AraFiesta Official Site Anime MMORPG Arabian
Deadbreed Official Site Spooky Themed MOBA
Interloper Official Site RTS
MU Rebirth Official Site MMORPG
Nosgoth Official Site Team Based PvP
One Piece Online Official Site ARPG
Pockie Kingdom Official Site Browser Based MMORPG
Rushwar Official Site ARPG
Strife Official Site MOBA
Summoner’s Legion Official Site Browser CCG
Tribal Wars 2 Official Site Fantasy MMORPG
Trove Official Site Voxel Sandbox MMORPG

Other Beta Related Events and Kickstarters

Find out about Gaming related betas and Kickstarter events taking place.

new-flag-round-orange-29x12 Nebula Online Kickstarter Sci-fi MMORPG Ends March 20
new-flag-round-orange-29x12 Project Zaria Kickstarter MMORPG Within Minecraft Ends March 8
new-flag-round-orange-29x12 Warden Kickstarter Multiplayer Survival-Horror Ends March 12

 

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About Hannah Richardson-Lewis

Hannah is an avid MMO player and Twitter addict. You can usually find her exploring a hidden corner of some fantasy world or other, or squealing girlishly over vanity pets. As MMOGames' European Assistant Editor she makes sure that you get the best content as well as other sneaky behind-the-scenes things. In her spare time, she blogs at dragonsandwhimsy.com and tends to hop between World of Warcraft, Elder Scrolls Online, SWTOR and FFXIV.