|CCP details latest CODEC build updates for DUST 514 closed beta|
|Posted: 02.11.2012 13:31 by Simon Priest||Comments: 2|
EVE Online's first-person shooter counterpart DUST 514 for PlayStation 3 is in closed beta right now, and developer CCP is ready to implement more features in their CODEX build of the MMO.
Much like in EVE Online, DUST 514 mercs can now join Corporations. They also add female avatars, new weapons, earnable skill points and new environments. Double Skill Points until the 8th.
Those in the closed free-to-play beta for DUST 514 can begin to enjoy a double skill point promotion until Thursday next week to boost their new skill points system.
"CCP has constantly been gathering feedback from beta players and implementing that into each major update to the beta," announce the studio. Highlights of the newest CODEX update:
Just like in EVE Online, players can join forces to communicate, strategize and eliminate opposing squads by joining and forming corporations in DUST 514
• Female avatars
The variety of mercenary increases as the ability to create a female mercenary is added to the DUST 514 beta.
• New Weapons
The expansive list of weapons and their abilities increases with the Codex update. Buffs to existing weapons are joined by new melee weapons and lethal new guns.
Earn and accrue skill points in battle to improve advantage on the battlefield.
The battlegrounds of DUST 514 are now as diverse as planets in New Eden.
From now until November 8th players will earn double skill points from battles. "Every battle from 2nd – 8th November will award twice the SP, making player’s skills skyrocket the more they take part in beta hostilities. The DUST 514 beta is online 23/7, so log on and jump into battle." Fans can still sign up for the beta on the .