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London, UK - August 21, 2013 – In the run up
to its official launch, Crytek’s free online FPS, Warface,
has returned for a final phase of Closed Beta tests today.
Open to registered members of Crytek’s GFACE service, the
latest Warface Closed Beta marks the beginning of a fresh period of
testing ahead of the game’s release in North America, Europe
and Turkey. These final Closed Beta tests come hot on the heels of
Warface being nominated for the Best Online Multiplayer Game and
Best PC Game in this year’s official gamescom awards.
Featuring four distinct character classes and engaging
cooperative and competitive gameplay, Warface provides high quality
FPS action for free. The game’s online universe will be
constantly updated to offer new challenges for players; whether
they’re enjoying a quick campaign in their lunch hour or
delving deeper into all Warface has to offer.
For a chance to be a part of the Warface Closed Beta, visit
www.warface.com and follow the Sign Up link.
Crytek GmbH (“Crytek”) is an independent company at
the forefront of the interactive entertainment industry, and is
dedicated to pushing the boundaries of gaming by creating standout
experiences for Xbox 360, PlayStation
®3, PC, mobile devices and games-as-service using
their cutting-edge 3D-Game-Technology, CRYENGINE
The company’s headquarters are in Frankfurt am Main
(Germany). Crytek also has studios in Kiev (Ukraine), Budapest
(Hungary), Sofia (Bulgaria), Seoul (South Korea), Nottingham (UK),
Shanghai (China), Istanbul (Turkey) and Austin (USA).
Since its foundation in 1999, Crytek has consistently been
recognized for excellence in its field, earning accolades such as
the 2011 Develop Award for Best Independent Studio, and two Red Dot
Design Awards (in 2010 and 2013). Its multi-award winning games
include Far Cry®, Crysis® (awarded best PC Game of E3 2007
and Best Technology at the 2008 Game Developers Choice Awards),
Crysis Warhead® (awarded Best Graphics Technology at IGN Best
of 2008 Awards), Crysis® 2 (awarded Best Shooter of E3 2010 and
Gamescom 2010), Crysis® 3 and Warface (awarded Best
Social/Casual/Online Game of Gamescom 2012). For more information,