Further ReadingEvolve preview: Playing as the evil monster for once—and loving itWhen 2K Games let invited players try out Evolve as part of its “Big Alpha” event a few months ago, those players could put the game through its paces on the Xbox One, PS4, or PC. When the publisher opens up the game for a public beta test next month, only Xbox One players will be able to get in on the full extent of the action. 2K Games announced today that the Xbox One open beta will be open to anyone with an Xbox Live Gold account from January 15 through January 19. The beta will include new playable characters, monsters, and maps in the previously shown 4-hunters-vs-1-monster Hunt mode and, starting January 17, will also introduce a new “Evacuation” campaign mode that mixes up different gameplay types in a five-round series. Progress from the beta will carry over to the game’s full release, which is now expected February 10, after being pushed back from an original October launch earlier this year. On the PC and PS4, access will be limited to “smaller closed technical tests” available to those who already participated in the Big Alpha, as well… Read full this story
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