In officially announced Resistance 2: Collector’s Edition for Playstation 3 today, Sony Computer Entertainment and Insomniac Games also announced a public beta is coming in early October.
The beta will include both online multiplayer and cooperative play. Ted Price from Insomniac adds, “Resistance 2 is Insomniac’s most ambitious game yet. The team’s goals from the onset have been to heighten the online experience and encourage experienced and novice players to jump online. With an eight-player, co-op campaign and 60-player squad-based competitive multiplayer, Resistance 2 offers players a complete online experience on a scale like no other. We really value the feedback of the Resistance community and are excited to open the beta and provide our dedicated fan base an early look at Resistance 2’s multiplayer features.”
Per the announcement, the Resistance 2 Public Beta program will be available through both premier and open access. Premier access provides players with guaranteed access to the entirety of the Public Beta period through programs including:
- GameStop Pre-Order Program: Beginning in September, players in the
- Qore(TM) Annual Subscription: A highly interactive, monthly original
U.S. and Canada can gain premier access to the Public Beta by pre-ordering Resistance 2 at a GameStop retail store or online at http://www.gamestop.com.
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For open access, players will have the chance to apply, and if selected, play the Public Beta after the premier access period. Those that are interested in joining the Public Beta can submit their information at http://beta.myresistance.net/apply. In addition, players who purchased Qore Episode 03 (single Episode) will be guaranteed access to the Public Beta.
Check out small images of the Collector’s Edition below and check back often for larger images which we’ll publish as soon as received.
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