SCEE Announces “PlayStation Beta”

by on July 21, 2010

Sony UK and the English PlayStation Community Team have teaming up to bring a super-special gaming event for all hardcore gamers in the UK: The PlayStation Beta Rooms. From Friday 30th July – Sunday 1st August, Sony will be turning a secret Central Birmingham venue into a gamer’s paradise, allowing gamers to play-test some upcoming games.

Blurb from SCE UK:

“PlayStation BETA is our access all areas community for gamers. It’s an opportunity for us to reward you guys with trials of titles way ahead of release, invitations to exclusive content and an array of prizes to further enhance your gaming experience.

We’re inviting you to come and prove yourself on games before they’re released, battle it out with the best of the best, win awesome prizes, and speak face to face with your gaming heroes. While other people can only talk about future games, you can be launching yourself into them for real at our first ever BETA event in Birmingham.

So what kind of crumbling apocalyptic cities can you race through and what kind of power struggles can you get caught up in? For a taster of what’s about to be unleashed on the market, you can sample all of these at the event: Killzone 3, GT5, MotorStorm Apocalypse, LBP2, The Fight, Kung Fu Rider, Sports Champions, Heavy Rain Move Edition and many more.

We’ll even stage a MotorStorm Apocalypse tournament. The prize? The champion of each session not only escapes a natural catastrophe but also wins a Sony 3DTV. And if you can’t dodge enough flying concrete to claim a prize, don’t curl up in shame as there are limited edition take homes for everyone. And there’s free food and drink throughout, to fuel your shooting/racing/zombie addiction.

So if you want to thrust yourself into games no one else can get their hands on at the BETA event in Birmingham, sign up now”

The event is open to UK residents. To secure a place for you and a friend, send Sony an email on betarooms@scee.net before Monday 26th July along with your preferred date:

  • Saturday 31st July: 6pm- 10pm
  • Sunday 1st August: 12pm- 4pm

Places are offered on a first-come, first served basis so don’t hang about. Final venue details will be revealed closer to the time, but the location will be within a mile of Birmingham New Street station.

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