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PS4 System Software 5.00 Beta Is Now Available

PS4 System Software 5.00 Beta Is Now Available

The PS4 System Software 5.00 beta is now available for people who were selected for the beta according to a post Sony made today on the PlayStation Blog. You should’ve received an e-mail with info on how to get the beta if you signed up and were selected.

As we previously reported, the update will feature changes to the way master/sub-accounts work, broadcast changes, notification changes, and more. Check out that article for more details or head over to the PlayStation Blog below.

Source: PlayStation Blog

Image: PlayStation Blog

Call of Duty: WWII – Multiplayer Private Beta Trailer & Details

Call of Duty: WWII

Activision & Sledgehammer Games have released a new trailer for the upcoming multiplayer beta for Call of Duty: WWII. PlayStation 4 owners will get to play the beta first when it launches on August 25th. You can get access to the beta by pre-ordering Call of Duty: WWII either at retail or a digital download.

According to Sledgehammer Games the beta will include 3 multiplayer maps, the War Mode battle Operation Breakout (which takes place in St. Lo, France), other modes like Team Deathmatch, Domination, & Hardpoint, all 5 divisions (Infantry, Expeditionary, Airborne, Armored, & Mountain Division), and progression. For the beta’s progression, you’ll start at Soldier Rank 1 and can progress to get new weapons, scorestreaks, equipment, and Basic Training Skills. The full game will have additional progression features.

Source: Activision & Sledgehammer Games

Image: Call of Duty

Final Fantasy XV Comrades Closed Beta Test Announced

A Final Fantasy XV Comrades closed beta test has been announced by Square Enix. Comrades is the multiplayer expansion for Final Fantasy XV. The beta will be open to both PS4 & Xbox One players. To be eligible you must purchase the Season Pass and be an active PlayStation Plus or Xbox Live Gold member. The beta is currently planned to run from August 3rd through August 8th. Square Enix also released some new screenshots to go along with the announcement which you can view below as well as the full press release.

LONDON (26th July, 2017) –   Square Enix Ltd., today announced that FINAL FANTASY® XV fans can look forward to an exclusive preview of the upcoming FINAL FANTASY XV -MULTIPLAYER EXPANSION: COMRADES with a closed online test on both Xbox One and PlayStation®4.

Available from Thursday 3rd to Tuesday 8th August 2017, the closed online test for FINAL FANTASY XV -MULTIPLAYER EXPANSION: COMRADES will be carried out simultaneously across all regions worldwide, allowing players to create their own custom avatars and join together with up to 3 others to participate in exciting multiplayer quests to bring the Light back to Lucis.

All eligible players who meet the entry conditions (see below) will be able to download and participate in the COMRADES closed online test from the Xbox Games Store and PlayStation®Store throughout the duration of the beta.

FINAL FANTASY XV is available now worldwide for the Xbox One and PlayStation®4 system. More information about the FINAL FANTASY XV -MULTIPLAYER EXPANSION: COMRADES and closed online test eligibility can be found at: https://finalfantasyxv.com/en/comrades/

Eligibility Information

  • Requires a purchase of Season Pass and a subscription to PlayStation®Plus or an Xbox Live Gold membership
  • The closed online test is only available from Thursday 3rd to Tuesday 8th August 2017 (This schedule is subject to change)
  • The content of the test version will be different to the final product. It will not be possible to carry data over from the test to the final version

Related Links:
FINAL FANTASY XV YouTube: https://YouTube.com/FinalFantasyXV
FINAL FANTASY XV Facebook: https://en-gb.facebook.com/ffxv/

About Square Enix Ltd.
Square Enix Ltd. develops, publishes, distributes and licenses SQUARE ENIX®, EIDOS® and TAITO® branded entertainment content in Europe and other PAL territories as part of the Square Enix group of companies. Square Enix Ltd. also has a global network of leading development studios such as Crystal Dynamics®, and Eidos Montréal. The Square Enix group of companies boasts a valuable portfolio of intellectual property including: FINAL FANTASY®, which has sold over 130 million units worldwide; DRAGON QUEST®, which has sold over 71 million units worldwide; TOMB RAIDER®, which has sold over 58 million units worldwide; and the legendary SPACE INVADERS®. Square Enix Ltd. is a London-based, wholly-owned subsidiary of Square Enix Holdings Co., Ltd.

More information on Square Enix Ltd. can be found at http://eu.square-enix.com/en

FINAL FANTASY XV © 2016, 2017 SQUARE ENIX CO., LTD. All Rights Reserved.

FINAL FANTASY XV, FINAL FANTASY, the FINAL FANTASY logo, DRAGON QUEST, SQUARE ENIX, the SQUARE ENIX logo, SPACE INVADERS and TAITO are registered trademarks or trademarks of the Square Enix Group. “PlayStation,” “PlayStation Portable” and “PS4” are registered trademarks or trademarks of Sony Computer Entertainment. Xbox One is a trademark of Microsoft Corporation. All other trademarks are properties of their respective owners.

Source: Square Enix

Images: Square Enix

Destiny 2 Beta Gameplay Footage Featuring Nessus, Public Events, & More

Destiny 2

IGN has has shared more Destiny 2 beta gameplay footage over on their channel. Their latest video takes a look at Lost Sectors on Nessus, Public Events, and Adventures. Check it out below. Destiny 2’s current release date is September 6th for PS4 & Xbox One and October 24th for PC.

Source: IGN

Gundam Versus Beta Announced

Gundam Versus Beta

A Gundam Versus beta has been announced by Bandai Namco. This will be an open beta so it would appear that anyone who is interested will be able to participate. They also announced that if you pre-order the game at select retailers, that you’ll get a pre-order exclusive bonus, the BN-876 ß Hot Scramble Gundam. Pre-orders alsoget bonus DLC characters ASW-G-08 Gundam Barbatos Lupus and GN-005 Gundam Virtue. Gundam Versus is scheduled to be released on September 29th for PS4. Additional beta details will be revealed as we get closer to launch. Below is the full press release.

BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment America Inc. today revealed that GUNDAM VERSUS will be receiving an open beta leading up to the game’s launch on September 29, 2017. More details regarding the open beta for GUNDAM VERSUS will be announced soon.

World famous giant robot series and notorious head-to-head smash hit, GUNDAM VERSUS, is coming to the Americas for the first time for home console, this time built from the ground up exclusively for the PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system. Pilot legendary Mobile Suits, each equipped with their own weapons systems to learn and master along with enhanced mobility options allowing for advance strategies to evade and outwit opponents, in explosive two-on-two and three-on-three online battles.

Pre-order GUNDAM VERSUS now at participating retailers to receive the pre-order exclusive BN-876 ß Hot Scramble Gundam along with bonus DLC characters including ASW-G-08 Gundam Barbatos Lupus and GN-005 Gundam Virtue.

Source: Bandai Namco

Image: Manga Tokyo

The Destiny 2 Beta Client Has Already Been Updated

Destiny 2

The Destiny 2 beta client has already been updated. This happened before the beta even officially started. Now the client weighs at a hefty 15.06GB on PS4. The beta was scheduled to begin at 6:00 PM UK time (1:00 PM Eastern) yesterday. Players can check out the beta through this weekend.

If you pre-ordered on PS4 you should be able to access it now. Xbox One players should get access to the beta around 6:00 PM UK time (1:00 PM Eastern) today. Other players will be able to play starting Friday, July 21st at the same time.  According to VG247, those of who are planning to play on PC won’t be able to play the beta until “late August.”

The PS4 & Xbox One beta ends at 5:00 AM UK time (12:00 AM Eastern) on Monday, July 24th. During the beta you can play the opening story mission Homecoming and The Inverted Spire, which is a strike mission.

PVP players will have access to two maps in the Crucible. One is called Midtown and is an Earth map. The other is Endless Vale and takes place on Nessus. There will be two different options available for PVPers, Control mode and Countdown attack and defend.

Source: Eurogamer, Arekkz, & VG247

Dissidia Final Fantasy NT Beta Announced

Dissidia Final Fantasy NT Beta

A Dissidia Final Fantasy NT beta has been announced. The beta was announced by Square Enix at EVO 2017. Those who attended the championship event were given codes to participate and Square Enix has opened a registration page for others who are interested. The beta will be closed, which means it’s invite/registration only.

Dissidia Final Fantasy NT is the PS4 version of the Japan-only arcade game Dissidia Final Fantasy. The PS4 version is scheduled to be released sometime in either quarter 1 or quarter 2 of 2018. If you’re interested, you can sign up for the Dissidia Final Fantasy NT closed beta by clicking here.

Source: Siliconera & Square Enix

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