Publisher Tripwire Interactive and developer Torn Banner Studios invite players
to participate in a crossplay beta test for Chivalry 2
beginning on May 27th.
This will allow Windows, Xbox, and PlayStation gamers to hack, slash, and bash
each other prior to the launch of the medieval combat sequel on June 8th.
Preloads of the beta should begin on May 26th, and the Windows client will be
available through the
Epic Games Store
All the details are in
this post by Torn Banner Studios
. Here's an
Open Beta Announce Video Dev Diary
and more on the news:
were sieged, enemies were crushed, and legends were made in the recent and
successful Chivalry 2 Cross-Play Closed Beta. If you missed out on the medieval
mayhem, fear not! Torn Banner and Tripwire Presents are giving all players
everywhere one more chance to master the blade. Featuring a ton of new maps,
features, and updates based on player feedback from the Closed Beta, there is a
wealth of new content to experience and discover in the upcoming Cross-Play Open
Chivalry 2 Cross-Play Open Beta content and highlights include:
- Cross-Play Across All Platforms: Cross-Play smashes the
boundaries between PC and console, allowing players to face-off on the
battlefield together, regardless of platform.
- The Slaughter of Coxwell (New Team Objective Map): The Mason
Order seeks to make a brutal example of the peaceful village of Coxwell
after it declared support for Argon II. Burn the village, breach the gate,
steal the gold, and kill the soldiers.
- The Battle of Darkforest (New Team Objective Map): Agathian
forces lie in wait, ready to ambush the Mason army that marches forth to
kill the Duke of Fogbern Keep. Destroy the barricade, push the convoy,
capture and hold the gatehouse, and kill the Duke.
- The Siege of Rudhelm (Team Objective Map): After weeks of siege,
Agathian forces begin a final assault upon a Mason stronghold defended by
the Mason heir. Push the siege towers, capture and hold the gatehouse, burn
the tents, push the siege ramps, capture and hold the courtyard, and take
down the heir to achieve victory.
- The Battle of Wardenglade (Team Deathmatch/FFA Map): The armies
of the Mason Order and Agathian Knights meet in an evenly matched open field
- Tournament Grounds (Team Deathmatch/FFA Map): Elite warriors of
the Mason Order and the Agathian Knights fight for supremacy and adoration
of the crowd.
- Free-for-All (New Game Mode): It’s you versus everyone else in
this chaotic free-for-all frenzy appearing for the first time in the
Cross-Play Open Beta.
- Full Customization (New for Open Beta): Customize your in-game
appearance and unlock a wide variety of cosmetic options as you earn
experience with each of the game’s four base classes and 12 sub-classes.
- Duel Servers (New for Open Beta): Available for PC only, players
can choose to enter special servers set up for players looking to hone their
1-on-1 dueling skills with other players. Participants are asked to abide by
the honor system and respect players aiming to focus on 1-on-1 duels.
- 64/40 Player Server Options (New for Open Beta): Experience the
chaos of epic medieval battlefields, charge forth to the frontlines of
battle, and experience true mass-scale combat supporting up to 64-players
designed to capture the intensity and scope of “The Battle of the Bastards”
from Game of Thrones. For players interested in more strategic battles
requiring more communication and teamwork, options to join 40-player servers
for Team Objective mode will also be available.
- Same Platform Parties (New for Open Beta): Players can now group
up and form a party on the same platform before joining a Cross-Play match.