AlphaBeta Soup: 11/10: District 187, Hawken and more

AlphaBeta Soup 11/10: District 187, Hawken and more!

By Shannon Doyle (Leliah), OnRPG Journalist


Big news this week from District 187 as they announce their upcoming launch date on November 20. In addition, next week is the launch of Rift’s expansion Storm Legion. Hawken is currently hosting a second closed beta weekend while Absolute Force Online will be starting closed beta on November 14. All this news and other ongoing betas can be found in the list below.
As ever anything new this week or any changes are in orange in the list below.

OnRPG Giveaways

These are all the beta giveaways currently running on OnRPG. There’s no guarantee that we won’t run out so grab them quick.
Kingsroad Beta Giveaway


Dates Announced:

Below are the MMOs who have announced upcoming beta events that haven’t started yet.
Final Fantasy XIV A Realm Reborn Alpha applications now being accepted
Hawken Closed Beta November 8-13
WorldAlpha Alpha & Closed Beta Beginning  November 9
Storm Legion Live Release November 13
Absolute Force Online Closed Beta November 14
City of Steam: Closed Beta November 16
Kartuga: Alpha November 24th (Event is only for 16 people who will be invited to the studio after a competition)
Arctic Combat Open Beta December 6
Path of Exile Open Beta December
Age of Wulin EU Closed Beta 2013



These games are currently in Alpha. Signups are available via the link.
The Repopulation


Closed Beta:

MMOs which are in closed beta require application and often require approval before access can be gained.
Age of Wulin(EU, Asia) EU in Early 2013
Age of Wushu(US) Ends November 25, Round 2 Begins December 20th
Ascension: Arenas of War
Black Prophecy Tactics: Nexus Conflict
Born To Fire
Bounty Hounds Online
Dragon Knights
Dragon Nest EU
Dust 514
Hawken November 8-13
Marvel Heroes
PlanetSide 2
SmashMuck Champions
Starlight Story
UFO Online
The War Z
World of Warplanes


Open Beta:

Games in open beta require an application but often it is little more than signing up for an account.
Cyber Monster
District 187 Due to officially launch November 20
End of Nations No current beta event ongoing
MechWarrior Online
RaiderZ (Founders Pack includes Neverwinter closed beta access)
Soul Captor
S.T.A.L.K.E.R. Online(Russian)
Universal Monsters Online



These are the beta events for games which are already live. These are for new content which is going to be added to the game at a later date. Access is limited to the current playerbase and often requires special permissions to take part.
Guild Wars 2 Mobile Authenticator
Lord of the Rings Online Mac

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