Good news for the fans of Crysis. Crysis 3 multiplayer beta will begin on 29 January 2013 (US Local Time) for Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and PC. The beta will include two team-based modes and two maps, giving players an opportunity to master the superpowers of the Nanosuit before the actual launch. The Crysis 3 multiplayer beta will be available for two weeks until 12 Febuary.
The Crysis 3 multiplayer beta will feature two of the eight modes included in Crysis 3. In Crash Site, players must secure and defend specific locations, earning points along the way for kills and their ability to hold those locations. The exciting, all-new Hunter mode makes its debut in Crysis 3. This asymmetrical, time based mode pits two players vs. ten (two vs. 14 on PC) in matches that begin with two cloaked hunters stalking 10 opposing CELL troopers. Armed only with enhanced Nanosuits and the lethal Predator bow, hunters must systematically stalk and kill the CELL operatives, who in turn must work together as a team as they fight to stay alive before the round ends. The twist is that once a CELL trooper is killed, that player will then respawn as a hunter, joining the others in their attempt to eliminate the remaining CELL operatives before the clock strikes zero.
The Crysis 3 multiplayer beta will also showcase two of the game’s twelve visually stunning maps, Airport and Museum. Both will provide players a taste of the lush, urban rainforest and tactical sandbox that awaits them under the Liberty Dome of New York City.
Also included in the Crysis 3 multiplayer beta is the New York Feed, a brand new in-game social feed that will showcase the accomplishments of gamers and their friends while offering dynamic challenges to complete. Crysis 3 multiplayer also contains exciting new gameplay features including Rip & Throw, which allows players to interact with the elements of the environment to use as weapons or shields as well as the chance to control the Pinger, a fearsome alien tripod war machine that can be used to devastating effect.
Crysis 3 will be launching in Singapore on 19 February 2013 in Singapore. Fans who pre-order Crysis 3 before launch will receive an automatic upgrade to the Crysis 3 Hunter Edition. They will also receive the Stalker Pack and the Brawler Pack, as well as a free digital download to Crysis. The Crysis 3 Hunter Edition is available on Origin.com and other participating retailers. The PC, PS3 and XBox 360 version cost $64.90, $76.90 and $76.90 respectively.