Laguna Hills, Calif. – February 19, 2013 – Red 5 Studios™ announced today that Firefall’s second unlocked “Beta Weekend” begins this Friday, Feb. 22. The Tribe is continuing to refine and update the game based on valuable player feedback and are inviting shooter fans to join them for another round of public testing complete with a new video contest and epic prize package. Players can find more information and sign up for the upcoming public Beta Weekend at www.firefallthegame.com/betaweekends.
Watch Firefall’s new high-flying Beta Weekend trailer: http://youtu.be/IcrlHX4pTJ8
Building on Firefall’s first public test in January, Red 5 has made improvements to existing systems and added new features for players to try. The latest update included Red 5’s final Founders Reward – a Custom Thumper – as well as integrated Twitch broadcasting – allowing everyone to stream their Beta Weekend experience with the click of a button.
During the Beta Weekend, players can also look forward to a new community unlock and themed contest featuring Firefall’s unique vertical combat:
Mid-Air Video Contest: Submit amazing aerial gameplay footage for a chance to win a Razer™ Kraken Headset, AMD Radeon™ HD 7970 (HIS IceQ X˛ Edition) video card and a limited edition Firefall Brontodon plushie.
Community Unlock: All players who join the weekend stress-test will unlock a custom “mid-air” decal.
Mid-Air Screen Contest: The top 10 mid-air screenshots will be featured on the official Firefall Facebook page.
Visit www.firefallthegame.com/betaweekends for more information on the Beta Weekend activities running from noon PST, Feb. 22 to 11:59 p.m. PST, Feb. 24. Or play immediately by purchasing a Founders Pack at http://beta.firefallthegame.com/founders.
Firefall, an upcoming free-to-play MMO shooter, is set in a unique and beautiful science fiction universe 200 years in the future. Players are part of the last remnant of humanity on Earth, fighting to survive against all odds on a hostile planet ravaged by an aggressive energy storm and under attack by a mysterious humanoid race, known as the Chosen. One of the most anticipated PC games of 2013, Firefall consists of two triple-A components that will entice shooter fans: a polished PvP combat system tuned for elite-level eSports competition and a robust open world experience designed to immerse players in a deep storyline with dynamic events and social gameplay.
About Red 5 Studios
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