The War Z Officially Enters Beta Stage, Over Half A Million Players Playing

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Today, Hammerpoint, the devlopers behind the zombie survival MMO The War Z, announced that the title has finally moved out of Alpha and into it’s Beta testing phase.

Some new additions have been added to the beta build, which are:

  • New Characters – new playable characters
  • Clan Support – in-game clan tags, in-game clan chat, visual markers for
    clan members
  • New Playable Area – final section of the “Colorado” game world opened
    up, increasing current map size by 50 percent
  • New Items – players will have access to new items in the game
    marketplace

We are extremely happy with the way our public Alpha has been going,” said Sergey Titov, executive producer for The War Z. “We will now move to a short Beta period before we transition again to our Foundation Release, at which point we will continue to work with our community to add features and content that will continue the evolution of the game. As long as our players keep playing, we will keep developing!”

You’ll be able to learn more about The War Z over at the official site.

The PR message also revealed that their community had grown to over 500,000 active players during it’s Alpha testing stage. For those who are currently in the beta, what’s your overall thought?

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