Chivalry: Medieval Warfare creators Torn Banner Studios have announced a closed beta for their upcoming title Mirage: Arcane Warfare. They’ve been teasing gamers with details about the fantasy multiplayer first-person game for a while and now many players will get a chance to try it out. The closed beta will begin on March 27, 2017.
Since September of 2016 Mirage: Arcane Warfare has undergone private, testing focused, closed alphas. Those smaller weekend tests were under NDA so the results and tweaks made as a result of them aren’t known to the public. Now that the game is approaching its release date, it’s ready to move to beta testing.
Mirage: Arcane Warfare pits magic wielders and warriors against one another in a bloody fight to the death in exotic locations. The closed beta will be a long-term format and will be playable until the game’s release in 2017. This round of testing will include features that haven’t been available to alpha testers so far.
All six playable character classes will be available in the closed beta with customizable magic loadouts and hundreds of voice emotes. One such character is the the Entropist, a jolly magic carpet riding magician being revealed for the first time. Over ten maps will be available to play over the course of the beta, available for multiple game modes such as Team Objective, Point Capture and Capture the Flag-just to name a few. The beta will also feature automatic matchmaking to pair players of similar skill levels and classic server browser.
To participate in the closed beta players can gain access by pre-ordering Mirage: Arcane Warfare for PC. The game will go on sale on March 27th at a 10% discount to those that already own Chivalry: Medieval Warfare on Steam and will be playable until the game’s full launch later this year. Other rewards will be given to those that pre-order as well.
Mirage: Arcane Warfare will be available to pre-order in two editions. The Standard Edition will cost $29.99 and comes with instant beta access and the “Bones of the Bygone” helmet pack. The Special Edition will cost $39.99 and will include the game’s soundtrack, “Honor Masks” helmet pack, Welcome Random Drops Package, HD Fan Pack (wallpaper and art) and Chivalry: Medieval Warfare Complete Edition in addition to everything that comes with the Standard Edition of the game. For more information on Mirage: Arcane Warfare visit the game’s official website.