Everyone is going to be able to play the DC Universe-themed MOBA Infinite Crisis in just a few weeks.
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment revealed that the game will move from closed beta (meaning invitation only) to open beta on March 14. The game is attempting to cater to both fans of MOBAs like League of Legends and people who just love DC heroes and villains, and it’s doing so by combining them in a multiplayer online game that features versions of familiar characters from various parallel worlds.
Three new heroes will make their debut when the open beta begins (Mecha Superman, Aquaman and Green Arrow), along with a new map called Gotham Divided — a meaning that might be literal since it’s the first three-lane map for Infinite Crisis. Developer Turbine told Polygon that more heroes will be added every three weeks or so, and that any real money purchases made during open beta will be retained once the full launch occurs, likely later in 2014.
There’s also supposed to be a tie-in digital comic series releasing to support the game, though as a commenter on the Polygon piece points out, there already was a pretty high profile limited series and crossover event called Infinite Crisis.
In any case, the Infinite Crisis game can be downloaded from the official website for free come March 14.
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