January 11, 2010 // 5:52 pm
- SCEE's European Product Manager Liam Quigley
has announced today that the ModNation Racers PS3 European Beta is incoming, as follows:
As promised last year I can now finally reveal the dates of the ModNation European Beta.
On the 22nd of January 100,000 of you lucky folks will be able to get your hands on this amazing Beta test.
Jump, boost and drift your way around tricky racetracks, picking up weapons with every twist and turn in a battle to the finish line, then have a go at creating your own courses and challenge the world to race on them.
So how do you get hold of a place in the Beta?
Well just simply be one of the first to log on to the PSN store on Thursday 21st and download the Beta. Once Downloaded the fun will start when the lights turn green on Friday 22nd of January.
Is it free?
Well... Ermmm... Hmmmm... How do I break this to you? YES!
What happens if I'm the 100,001 person to get to the PSN store and try to download the Beta?
Sadly the tracks will be full of racers and you will be out of luck. The Beta will disappear in to PSN Store history vault.
What's in the beta?
If you're one of the lucky testers, you'll be given the opportunity to race on four premade tracks; two of which are exclusive to Europe as promised.
You can also enter the Creation Station and design your very own character, kart and an alpine themed race track, ready to share with other Beta Trial testers.
When does the fun end?
Sadly all good things do come to an end. The Mods will be melted down, the karts will be dragged to the pit stop and the tracks will be condemned on Valentines Day February 14th.
Will I be able to look at kart racing games the same again?
Dunno you tell us...
So get ready to start your engines, grab that controller, make sure your PS3 is hooked up to the net (and its working) and get downloading, creating and sharing!
NOTE: this ModNation Racers Closed Public Beta Trial is still a work in progress and is not representative of the final game.