Trion Worlds has announced that players will be able to join the first beta event for Defiance on January 18, 2013. Players will be thrust into a futuristic world where they step into the role of the ark hunter. Read on to learn more about the beta event and the game!
From the Press Release
Defiance, the highly anticipated online open world shooter, from Trion Worlds, is now inviting PC players to sign up for the very first beta event, which kicks off on January 18th.
Participants in “Advanced Mission Beta 1” will be transported to a futuristic San Francisco Bay area and will take on the role of an ark hunter. Part treasure hunter, part mercenary, ark hunters are genetically enhanced operatives who are fearless and lethal, dedicated in their mission to recover valuable alien technology and sell it to the highest bidder.
Players who participate in Advanced Mission Beta 1 will have full access to the tutorial, the expansive terraformed terrain of Mt. Tam, the Waterfront competitive multiplayer map, and the fierce Shadow War open world competitive multiplayer and Arkfall massive co-op boss battles.
The beta event is scheduled to start 8:00 AM PST on 1/18 and run through the weekend, ending at 9:00 PM PST on 1/20. The beta client will be playable in English, followed by other language versions at a future date.
Defiance is scheduled for release in April 2013 and can be pre-ordered online soon and now at major games retailers.
Visit the official Defiance website to learn more.
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