Trion Worlds is inviting PC players to sign up for the first Beta phase for the upcoming Defiance, a massively multiplayer online first person shooter. Defiance is the counterpart off the popular TV series by the same name. The beta kicks off on January 18th, let’s take a closer look.
In Defiance, the future is a dangerous place. Starship wreckage is raining to Earth in massive "Arkfall" events that transform the landscape. Experience one first-hand as countless other players, and a star from the Syfy series, battle to survive and profit. Watch Ark Hunters wield the weapons of tomorrow against alien-hybrid horrors in a dynamic, scaling encounter, travel seamlessly through a unified world into the weekly TV series. This, Defiance, is the future of transmedia entertainment.
Source: Defiance Official Homepage Beta participation
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.
Sign up for your chance to get into Advanced Mission Beta 1 by clicking enlist here.
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.
Source: Game Press Defiance
is scheduled for release in April 2013. If you’ve not yet seen it, check out the ‘Bringing two worlds together’ trailer.
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