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Firefall Public Beta Weekend

Posted on January 22, 2013 AT 10:38am

Firefall, Red 5′s MMO, is going public, for 48 hours at least. The free, public beta starts Friday, January 25th and runs through the weekend. There will be two more “Beta Weekends” in the future; one in February and one in March. These weekends will help “stress-test” the servers and provide valuable information to the developers. They cannot have those servers seizing up when they finally launch.

“After successfully completing a few controlled stress-tests late last year, we’re excited to move into the next phase,” said James Macauley, Vice President of Development, Red 5 Studios. “This will be the first time that we’ve opened up Firefall’s servers to everyone. We’re really looking forward to gathering a bunch of new feedback and data that will help us build up to launch this year.”
There will some awesome things happening this weekend to help new players learn about Firefall plus the opportunity to win prizes and show off your skills at the same time. There will be some new content rolled out too. You can learn more about the Firefall Beta Weekends here.
The weekend’s events include:
  • Skillshot Contest (Video) – Record and submit an epic skillshot video for a chance to win a prize pack filled with Firefall SWAG and Razer™ gear
  • Skillshot Contest (Screen) – Screencap a stylish skillshot for a chance at being featured on the official Firefall Facebook page
  • Community Unlock – Play during the weekend to unlock an exclusive, customized Battleframe decal
  • Livestream – Join a special episode of Firefall Live on TwitchTV to see Athene and Reese owning the competition with their own skillshots

Carly "PoisonPinkFluff" Frith is a little sugar, a little salt, and a whole lot of personality. Gamer, general geek and beer aficionado. Just call her a tomboy in high heels. She is on Twitter: @DN_PinkFluff.

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