Posts Tagged ‘Beta’

No World of Speed Beta Until Second Half of 2015

by Shawn Hopkinson March 4, 2015
Slightly Mad Studios recently released a bit of disappointing news for those hoping to get their hands on its upcoming free-to-play racer World of Speed soon. The developers say that recent alpha tests have convinced them to take their ambitious project back to the drawing board a bit. “Based on results of the series of […]

GTA V Beta is a Hoax

by Shawn Hopkinson October 21, 2014
If you got a message inviting you to play in a Grand Theft Auto V beta on PS4, Xbox One or PC, just slide that on over into your spam folder. Rockstar has posted a huge message to its site that says definitively there will be no GTA V beta. The message reads: Please Note: […]

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Console Beta for The Crew Starts Sept. 30

by Shawn Hopkinson September 25, 2014
We finally have a date for Ubisoft’s The Crew closed console beta, and when they said “late September” earlier, they weren’t kidding. The beta kicks off Sept. 30 on Xbox One and PS4, according to the game’s official Twitter account. Earlier betas for open-world social racing game on PC had a limited selection of mission […]
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Sign Up to Try The Crew Early in Console Beta

by Shawn Hopkinson September 4, 2014
Do you want to try The Crew on console before it launches? Then head on over to the game’s site and sign up. Ubisoft has opened registrations for the closed beta on both Xbox One and PS4, and provided a reminder that the beta is coming “late September” with a recent tweet featuring the pic shown above. PC players have already experience two […]

Console Beta Coming for The Crew in September

by Shawn Hopkinson August 14, 2014
We have word from Ubisoft that console players will also get to try Ubisoft’s The Crew early. A closed console beta is set for the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 versions some time in late September. An exact date has not yet been finalized. Ubisoft had already announced that PC players will get another bite at […]

Another The Crew Closed Beta Begins Aug. 25

by Shawn Hopkinson August 9, 2014
PC players will get another lap around The Crew’s virtual United States before the game launches, with a second closed PC beta starting August 25. The second beta will run from August 25 to August 29, according to Ubisoft. Players who redeemed keys for the first beta are automatically registered for the second one, but should […]

There’s Still Hope For a Console The Crew Beta

by Shawn Hopkinson August 6, 2014
The Crew had a recently wrapped beta on PC, but what if you’re not a PC gamer? What if your PC stutters playing four-year-old Nancy Drew games? Uh, not that I would know. In this new promotional video from Ubisoft, The Crew Creative Director Julian Gerighty says there might be some chance that console players will get […]

Southwest Tour and a Look at Ultra Settings in The Crew

by Shawn Hopkinson August 1, 2014
IGN has this fun video from The Crew’s recent PC beta. It involves quite a bit of exploring of The Crew’s version of the American Southwest and culminates with a Thelma and Louise-inspired jump into The Grand Canyon. It does not go well. It has to be said, it’s very noticeable in the video how […]

Coast to Coast in The Crew Beta

by Shawn Hopkinson July 25, 2014
We’ve seen a coast to coast video of The Crew before, in a Ubisoft trailer, but that was sped up for effect. Thanks to the ongoing PC beta, this is what it actually looks like to drive across the country for LA to Miami in the open-world racing game. It takes Birds AT about 40 minutes to make […]

Join The Crew For This In-Depth Beta Preview Video

by Shawn Hopkinson July 21, 2014
The Crew’s closed PC beta starts today, and Ubisoft prepared this video to get players ready to try its new open-world MMO racer. The beta video is the most extensive look we’ve had yet at The Crew, and is worth a watch even if you’re not in the beta or are waiting for the game on […]