Following on from the CCP announcement last week, which started to merge the closed beta Dust 514 test servers with Eve Online game servers. CCP has this week announced the Dust 514 open beta release date of January 22nd 2013.
Dust 514 a PS3 exclusive game when launched will be a free-to-play first-person shooter and is connected directly to CCP awesome space game, Eve Online. Watch the video after the jump to learn more about the Dust 514 game and see it in action.
CCP boss Hilmar Veigar Pétursson explained: “The launch of the Dust 514 Open Beta is another step towards our long-term vision for CCP and Eve,”- “But this is just the beginning. As we have done with Eve Online, in the coming weeks, and for years to come, we will continually improve upon and add to the Dust 514 experience, as well as add deeper integration between the two games and their communities.”
CCP also confirmed that those currently within closed beta will face no further character resets, and that gamers currently not enjoying the closed beta can get a head start before the open beta begins via the Dust 514 Mercenary Park, which is available to purchase from the PlayStation Store. Also anyone that plays a game before January 22nd will receive 100,000 Skill Point bonus to use in the open beta. Enjoy!
Dust 514 open beta release date of January 22nd 2013.
“Dust 514 brings intense infantry combat, large-scale warfare, and deep character advancement to a free-to-play massively multiplayer shooter, exclusively on the PlayStation 3”