Battlestate Games has announced that the hardcore online FPS, Escape from Tarkov will get a closed beta test.
Access to the beta will be provided to all owners of the early access package with admission being conducted in waves. Each early access package owner should receive an invitation email within a week though so you won’t have long to wait.
To coincide with the launch of the beta, a number of updates will also be rolled out including a more areas to explore, more items such as medicines and equipment as well as advanced weapons and weapon modifications. There will also be a general chat to search for information or raid companions.
Nikita Buyanov, Head of Battlestate Games had this to say: “In recent months we have done a formidable job optimising the speed and stability of the game, fixed a lot of errors, Our main task is to make it comfortable to play for everyone. Therefore, I hope that players will understand the precautions we took with the gradual admission. Of course, the development of the game doesn’t stop here. It will grow richer with features and content with every consecutive update, as soon as they are ready. For example, the closed beta testing will be soon expanded with the quest system.”
The studio also notes that there is no non-disclosure agreement set forth for the closed beta testing. All users shall now have the right to make, store and share screenshots and videos, broadcast their gameplay and post game materials online.
You can watch the closed beta launch trailer below: