Endless Space Beta Test Begins

Amplitude Studios announces the entry into Beta of the PC version of their 4X strategy game, Endless Space
The PC version of Endless Space has entered beta via Steam and is priced at a 10% discount until the release of the game, currently scheduled for July 2012, Amplitude Studios announced. The Beta includes 8 playable factions (the previous 5 from the Alpha, plus the new Amoeba, Sowers and Pilgrims factions), 8-player multiplayer, and English, French and German language versions.
In Endless Space, you will guide one of eight civilizations as you strive for galactic dominion. You can control the entire galaxy through subtle trade and diplomacy, finding powerful artifacts and resources, overwhelm other civilizations with your advanced technologies, or destroy your enemies with massive armadas. The game features hundreds of star systems to explore, different planet types, luxuries and strategic resources to exploit, a host of strange scientific phenomena to deal with, and more.