During today’s Ubisoft Forward digital event, Ubisoft has announced that the free-to-play battle royale with baked in social elements is hitting open beta today! Yes, the Hyper Scape beta is now available to everyone starting today!
In addition to that, a new cinematic trailer has been released explaining the lore behind Hyper Scape and what people are fighting for.
Once more details regarding the Hyper Scape beta is revealed, we’ll update the post.
Update: Ubisoft has sent out the press release detailing the Hyper Scape beta!
During this Open Beta, Hyper Scape will introduce Crown Rush Solo, a 100-player free-for-all version of its main Battle Royale mode, on top of the previously available 3-player squad mode Crown Rush Squad, The Open Beta will also feature two new limited time modes: Hack Runner Squad and Turbo Mode Squad. Additionally, the Open Beta includes one new hack and weapon, Shockwave and Harpy respectively. These additions build on the previously available nine weapons and nine hacks from the Technical Test.
Hyper Scape’s Open Beta will also introduce all new features to the innovative Crowncast Twitch extension, including Battle Pass progression by watching Hyper Scape live streams on Twitch and the ability for streamers to invite viewers directly into their squad from Twitch chat. These additions are on top of the previously available Viewer Events, which allow all Twitch viewers the opportunity to have a real-time impact on battle by voting on events that affect all contenders within a match, such as Low Gravity, or Infinite Ammo. The Open Beta introduces a new Event called Haste that increases the game’s speed for all contenders.
The Hyper Scape Open Beta will include a free 30 tier battle pass alongside an in-game shop offering additional customization options. All Open Beta progress and items will carry over through future live phases and into the full launch, across PC and console. Hyper Scape will launch its Season One for PC, Xbox One and PlayStation 4 later this summer.
There’s also the opeb beta gameplay trailer too!
Will you be trying Hyper Scape? Let us know what you think of it once you do.