Posted Thu Oct 9, 2014 at 05:58 AM PDT by Brian Hoss
More than one way to get into the alpha.
'Evolve,' 2K and Turtle Rock's 4v1 multiplayer shooter, is finally getting a semi-public alpha. The alpha will be available from October 30th through November 2nd on the Xbox One, and October 31st through November 2 on the PS4 and PC. As opposed the PC alpha this past summer, those in the Big Alpha will be able to stream, capture, and discuss the game openly.
We have a refferal code which can be used for a chance to gain entry into the alpha. Those interested need to use the refferal code and then can pick their platform.
Also, 2K is guaranteeing access to the Big Alpha for those who have pre-ordered from certain retailers by certain dates, including in the coming weeks. (Participating retailers for those who have pre-ordered Evolve by October 8 include GameStop, Amazon, Best Buy, Target, and Walmart. Participating retailers for those who pre-order Evolve by October 21 include Amazon, Best Buy, Target, and Walmart.)
Chris Ashton, co-founder and design director at Turtle Rock Studios, "The incredible reactions from early Evolve players have exceeded our highest expectations, but we still have a lot of hard work ahead of us in the coming months. We need to stress test the servers and the matchmaking system, look at balance, unlock rates, etc. The alpha test is not fully representative of the final product, but it’s our chance to see what the game looks like in the real world, and we will test again in the open beta for Evolve exclusively for Xbox One in January 2015. The data gathered in the tests will help make Evolve the best that it can possibly be when it launches on February 10, 2015."
As for that referral code, here it is:
Enter Referral Code: EVOLVETOWIN
Xbox One entrants can get priority access by registering here.
PS4 and PC entrants can go here.
You can find the latest info on 'Evolve' linked from our Video Game Release Schedule.
Source: 2K Games
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