SpellForce 3: Fallen God Open Beta

SpellForce 3: Fallen God is going to launch on Steam on November 3rd, but there's a chance to check out this strategy/RPG sequel right now. As announced in this post, an open beta is now underway, and will run until November 1st, and you can sign up on this page. Here's the most recent trailer with a look at gameplay, and here's more on the game and the beta:
When the gods have abandoned you, there is only one hope for salvation: Find a new god! This is the conclusion Akrog, chieftain of the Moonkin trolls, comes to. He leads his clan, struggling to survive, through the continent of Urgath. This noble race has always been pushed around, seen as monsters or cheap labor. They have been hunted, enslaved, and exploited. But a people can only take so much, before they break their chains and stop being "prey".

Fallen God will launch on PC November 3, and brings you the following features:

Singleplayer & 3-Player Co-op Campaign and Online Multiplayer

  • Salvaging of weapons to craft superior equipment for your tribe and your heroes
  • The new character-shaping mechanic, adding true replayability value
  • Multiple endings for the campaign, based on your decisions
  • New playable faction with a different playstyle: The Trolls
  • A new continent to explore: Urgath
  • All-new soundtrack to underline the beauty and mystery of the new continent
  • Full Steam Workshop integration and advanced modding tools
  • Introducing Ranked Play: 1:1 ELO-based ranked system
  • Six different playable factions: Humans, Elves, Orcs, Dwarves, Dark Elves and Trolls - each with their unique troops and heroes
  • Create your own maps with the powerful modding tools and share them with the community

Free Open Beta

The free open beta will run from today, October 28th until November 1st. You can choose between all six different races and be among the first to try out the new ranked multiplayer mode on three different maps. Claim your key here.