Yesterday, EA officially announced that the Crysis 3 Multiplayer Beta will start on January 29th, 2013.
The beta is scheduled to last for two weeks and will feature team-based modes including both Hunter and Crash Site modes. Lastly, the beta will also be available across all three platforms including the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and PC. Below are further descriptions on the modes and maps that will be a part of this special beta:
Hunter Mode: This multiplayer game mode is all about the survival of the fittest. There are two teams, initially comprised of two permanently cloaked “Hunters”, and up to fourteen CELL troopers awaiting extraction. Each trooper slain respawns on the Hunter team to prey on their former allies, building to a frenetic climax. If any of the troopers survive the round, the hunters lose. Whichever way you play, Hunter Mode delivers a heart-pounding test of strategy and survival.
Crash Site Mode: This multiplayer game mode is the ultimate King of the Hill type experience. An Alien dropship deploys a pod at random around the map. Players on each team must remain near the dropped pod in order to capture the zone and accumulate points. Each alien pod holds two shields players can utilize defensively as weapons. In addition, each Crash Site map will have a “Pinger”, a CEPH-constructed walking weapon of mass destruction. But be careful, other players can hijack the Pinger while you’re inside of it!
Museum: Roam the dark Ruins of Musem in downtown Manhattan and use the verticality to your advantage.
Airport: Close to the financial district, nature has taken over buildings and planes in this open fields area
On a related note, EA also released a new trailer that highlights the nanosuit and how it functions in Crysis 3. Feel free to check out that video below:
Overall, things seem to be full steam ahead for Crysis 3. While the PC version will obviously end up being the best way to experience the game, it is at least good that fans will get to try out the beta firsthand and see if this title is worth their time and money. For more information on the Beta feel free to click HERE.
Crysis 3 releases on February 19th (in North America) and February 22nd (in Europe) for the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and PC.
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