Starbreeze, Skybound, and 505 Games have announced a closed beta for Overkill’s The Walking Dead on PC.
The beta is due to begin on October 9th with guaranteed access being granted to all players who preorder the game on PC. Standard edition preorders will come with one beta key, while Deluxe Edition preorders include four beta keys that can be shared with friends.
Overkill’s The Walking Dead is a co-op multiplayer shooter in which players must work together to find survivors, secure supplies, and survive. The game features four playable characters, each with their own special abilities, skill trees, and background stories.
Starbreeze and 505 Games recently announced that the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One versions of the game have been pushed back to 2019 “to ensure a simultaneous release of the console version digitally and in stores to achieve optimal marketing impact and maximize sales.”
Overkill’s The Walking Dead is scheduled to launch November 6th on PC, with a console release to follow on February 6th, 2019.