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Firefall’s 48-Hour Beta Weekend Starts Today

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Charles King on January 25, 2013 - 12:53 am in PC

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Red 5 Studios recently announced plans to open Firefall; their action packed upcoming free-to-play MMO shooter, to the public.

Firefall’s Beta Weekend will be the first of three stress-tests occurring early this year. Originally, you could only play Firefall by requesting a beta code, but now you can spend the weekend fighting to survive a ravaged Earth, fragging your friends in a PVP match, and helping Red 5 make Firefall an even better experience.

After successfully completing a few controlled stress-tests late last year, we’re excited to move into the next phase,” said James Macauley, Vice President of Development, Red 5 Studios. “This will be the first time that we’ve opened up Firefall’s servers to everyone. We’re really looking forward to gathering a bunch of new feedback and data that will help us build up to launch this year.

This weekend will feature the following:

  • Skillshot Contest (Video) – Record and submit an epic skillshot video for a chance to win a prize pack filled with Firefall SWAG and Razer™ gear.
  • Skillshot Contest (Screen) – Screencap a stylish skillshot for a chance at being featured on the official Firefall Facebook page.
  • Community Unlock – Play during the weekend to unlock an exclusive, customized Battleframe decal.
  • Livestream – Join a special episode of Firefall Live on TwitchTV to see Athene and Reese owning the competition with their own skill shots.