FAR CRY 3 Multiplayer Beta Details Revealed
Published: May 18, 2012 - 5:50am
Today, Ubisoft® announced details for the Far Cry® 3 Multiplayer Beta, which will run for two weeks this summer on the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft and PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system.
Beyond the limits of civilization lies an island, a lawless place ruled by piracy and human misery, where your only escapes are drugs or the muzzle of a gun. This is where you find yourself, trapped in a place that’s forgotten right from wrong, a place that lives by the principles of violence. Discover the island’s bloody secrets and take the fight to the enemy; improvise and use your environment to survive. Beware the beauty and mystery of this unexplored paradise and live to outwit its roster of ruthless, desperate characters. You’ll need more than luck to survive.
In the multiplayer beta, up to sixteen simultaneous players per match will have the opportunity to choose from six playable classes and will able to experience online action within multiple maps and modes – including the innovative Firestorm mode. Dozens of weapons with hundreds of upgrades and customizations will also be available. Gameplay includes teamplay-focused experiences with support points and weapons, as well as the ability for all classes to revive fallen teammates. Zip-lining, combat sliding, psyche gas and barrel bombs are just some of the gameplay elements that can be experienced when playing.
The closed beta will be accessible by invitation only. With the purchase of Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon: Future Soldier™ from GameStop retail outlets on May 22, 2012, GameStop® PowerUp Rewards™ members will receive an invitation code to be redeemed at: http://www.gamestop.com/code. The site will be live on May 22 and validate the invitation code provided exclusively at GameStop. Players can choose to play on either the Xbox 360 or PlayStation 3. Once the beta is live, players will be e-mailed their actual code which they will enter through their console of choice.
Consumers may also choose to enter via Facebook for a chance to win one of five hundred beta keys at: http://www.farcrygame.com/sweeps. Consumers that have entered on Facebook and won a beta code will receive an e-mail notification when the beta launches this summer.
Beta keys will also be distributed through Ubisoft social channels such as Ubi.com, farcrygame.com, along with partner social channels and community and media websites.
Developed by Ubisoft Montreal, Far Cry 3 is slated to be released in North America on September 4, 2012. For more information on Far Cry 3, please visit www.farcrygame.com and follow the game on Facebook at www.facebook.com/farcry.