Trion Worlds announces a July 10th release date for Defiance 2050
reworked version of their free-to-play MMO shooter for Windows, PlayStation 4,
and Xbox One. They also reveal plans for open beta testing of the game which
will run for three days beginning on June 22nd.
This blog post
has more on that and details on founder's packs. Here's the
The original Defiance revolutionized the sci-fi open-world shooter,
seamlessly blending third-person gunplay, fast-paced action, dynamic world
events, and cooperative gameplay. In the Defiance universe players take on the
role of Ark Hunters, mercenaries battling their way across the post-apocalyptic
landscapes of a ruined earth, using alien tech and advanced weaponry to carve
out their fortune.
Defiance 2050 is the definitive Defiance experience, focused on bringing the
game into the next generation. In addition to taking advantage of modern
hardware to improve the original game’s visuals, Defiance 2050 also makes major
updates to Defiance’s systems, streamlining and modernizing them for today’s
Prior to launch, Trion Worlds will be hosting a open beta test on PC from June
22 through 25. Players will be able to access most of the classes available at
launch, including the Assassin, Guardian, Combat Medic, and Assault classes, as
well as the full suite of missions that will be available at launch.