AlphaBeta Soup 2/1: Wizardry, Neverwinter, Defiance, and More!

Hello αβ Soup readers! Welcome to another exciting weekend in the world of MMO Betas. The biggest news this week came from Wizardry Online which launched itself into the big open world. We also learned details on upcoming Neverwinter Beta events, got our first peek at Defiance and much more! Below you can find all the alpha and beta events going on now and a small list of those which have been announced to be coming up in the future.

As ever any new additions are highlighted below in orange.

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.

Broken Realms Beta Key
Chrono Tales Open Beta Pack
Empire Universe III Closed Beta
Godsrule Beta Key

Dates Announced:

Below are the MMOs who have announced upcoming beta events that haven’t started yet.

Renaissance Heroes Beta January 22-February 6
NavyField 2 Closed Beta January 31-February 28
Defiance Closed Beta February 8-10
Neverwinter Closed Beta February 8-10, March 8-10, 22-24
Radiated Wasteland Open Beta February 11
Origins of Malu Closed Beta March 30
Dragon Nest EU Closed Beta February 27
ArcheAge Chinese Beta starting May 2013
Age of Wulin: EU Closed Beta 2013
The Aurora World: North American Closed Beta First Quarter 2013


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

Dragon Nest EU
Final Fantasy XIV A Realm Reborn Beta Sign Ups Now Available
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)
Ascension: Arenas of War 
Black Prophecy Tactics: Nexus Conflict
Born To Fire
Bounty Hounds Online Closed beta server closed until further notice.
Chrono Tales
City of Steam Currently between betas
Dust 514
Grimlands Between Betas
Legend of Edda Vengeance
MechWarrior Tactics
Marvel Heroes
RF Online EU
The Showdown Effect
Starlight Story
Transformers Universe Now accepting applications.
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.

Absolute Force Online
Broken Realms
DK Online
Dust 514
End of Nations Open Beta delayed until further notice, refunds have been issued.
MechWarrior Online
Path of Exile
Raceroom Racing
Ragnarok 2
SmashMuck Champions
Universal Monsters Online
War Thunder
World of Dragons (Russian)

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