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F2P Command & Conquer Beta Early Next Year

A recent post to the Command & Conquer Blog updates us on progress on the upcoming free-to-play Command & Conquer game (thanks Ant). This includes an explanation of why they are not actually hyping this more, saying: "We’ve decided to actually let the game speak for itself, instead of starting the typical marketing noise you normally would expect. That being said, it might be a few more months before we reveal more information – we don’t just want to tell you about the game, we want to show you." It also outlines plans for an extended beta test beginning next year:

So looking at where we are right now with our game and the ongoing service that comes with Free 2 Play games actually makes me believe that this game can become a great Command & Conquer. And we will be working together with you – The Fans - to make it better and better. As planned right now, the Beta will start in the first half of 2013, and will be the longest running beta phase in franchise history.

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25. Re: F2P Command & Conquer Beta Early Next Year Nov 5, 2012, 08:36 Prez
 
LOL - am I part of your supposed "newer generation of less intelligent gamers"? I've been gaming since 1977. I'm not going to get in a pissing match about it - if you don't like games today then you don't like them. (Which begs the question why you stick around posting about it, but that's your deal). I do want to thank you for the laugh I got from your idiotic assertion that everyone who enjoys gaming today is less intelligent than you. That's one of the dumbest things I've read in a while. It couldn't be that people that actually enjoy games today just have different tastes than you. Oh no. Nosiree! They're DUMB!  
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