Paradox Interactive has announced that Magicka 2 fans will be able to play the game earlier than May 26th, its launch date. All pre-orders on PC and PS4 versions will include access for four players to a Sneak Peek edition beginning on May 5, 2015, and lasting through May 10. Pre-orders for the PS4 version are available in the PlayStation Store. PC gamers can pre-order at magicka2.com.
The Sneak Peek version of Magicka 2 includes the following portions of the game: The Prologue, in which Wizards discover what has happened in Midgard since the last adventure, learn to spell again in a helpful tutorial and figure out who not to incinerate; The First Mission of the Adventure Campaign, in which Wizards use a combination of elemental spells to prevent and/or cause mayhem; and "The Festival", a Challenge level in which Wizards are challenged to attain a high score while opposed by score-hating monsters. Try Magicka 2 Ahead of Time; Build a Tolerance for Your Friends' Shenanigans