|The Showdown Effect begins beta today, pre-orders "granted instant access"|
|Posted: 31.01.2013 14:58 by Simon Priest||Comments: 2|
Paradox Interactive has banged the beta gong for The Showdown Effect, and also announced that anyone pre-ordering the upcoming "multiplayer 2.5D bullet-spewing engine of chaos" will get straight in.
January 31st marks the start of the beta and those who've signed up with be "gradually invited to do battle". Pre-order customers also get "bonus toys" to play with like weapon skins.
In fact if you the Digital Deluxe Edition you'll get two more weapon skins, two bonus outfits which include a Magicka robe, as well as a digital copy of Magicka.
"The game will be available for pre-purchase later today at http://theshowdowneffect.com/buy, where would-be action heroes will have to make the life-or-death decision between getting The Showdown Effect, or getting the Digital Deluxe Edition of The Showdown Effect," announced Paradox.
A tournament for The Showdown Effect will also be streamed live via at 4 p.m. GMT (8 a.m. PST) today. "The stream promises to be an unforgettable event, starring a handful of special guests; including YouTube personalities Angry Joe, NorthernLion, and Rage Gaming as well as Arrowheadâ€™s Johan Pilestedt."
Check out the official for more information.