F.E.A.R. Online Open Beta & Launch Next Month

Aeria Games announces F.E.A.R. Online will come to Steam on October 17th, offering a free-to-play multiplayer first-person shooter based on the F.E.A.R. series. Those who don't want to wait that long can head over to the F.E.A.R. Online website to apply for the game's beta test, which will open on October 8th. "We are excited to introduce F.E.A.R. Online to millions of PC gamers with the launch on the Steam platform," said Dr. Pascal Zuta, CEO of Aeria Games. "Taking player feedback to heart, our team has redesigned elements of the game that are most important to players to deliver an experience that we hope will please the vast and dedicated fan base of the F.E.A.R. series." Here's a description of the game:
Fans of the celebrated horror franchise will be able to engage in new, terrifying experiences within the F.E.A.R. universe. Following player feedback from the closed beta, an extensive redesign and gameplay adjustments make for a truly unique first-person shooter game. With the addition of new maps, a new scenario, and a redesigned crafting system which allows for making one-of-a-kind weapons, F.E.A.R. Online will deliver what fans have been asking for.