ST. PETERSBURG, RUSSIA - 28 DECEMBER 2017
Battlestate Games kick off the load testing of the Escape from Tarkov game servers before the official start of the Open Beta testing at the beginning of 2018. Also the studio starts a holiday event which will allow the game to be purchased with a 25% discount during the week, and some of the users will receive a free 7-day access to the game. A full description of the event, participation requirements and instructions for redeeming the gift can be found on the project website in the news section of https://www.escapefromtarkov.com/news/id/90 .
Moreover developers released the last update of the game in 2017. This version of the game introduces the complete Shoreline map along with new weapons and weapon modifications, including AKMS, AKMN, Gyurza pistol and Trijicon REAP-IR thermal sight, as well as new equipment like customizable Ops-Core helmets. Moreover, several gameplay systems have been seriously redesigned, most importantly, deployment and extraction system, weapon mastering and dynamic changing of its size. Other notable changes include customization of helmets and head gear slots. The end of the Raid screen now features the opportunity to view the list of characters killed during the game session. Furthermore, players can now take dogtags off deceased enemies, which contain info on nickname, level and PMC affiliation. The complete list of new developments and changes can be found on the official project Forum and in social network communities.
At this point, users purchasing any game package get access to the Beta testing and can start playing immediately after purchase.
Learn more about the project testing plans and the estimated completion time frame, and purchase the game on the official website of the project https://www.escapefromtarkov.com/preorder-page .
By following the official Twitter of the studio, you will get the current announcements about in-game events and scheduled maintenance works https://twitter.com/bstategames.
About Escape from Tarkov
Escape from Tarkov is a hardcore realistic story-driven online multiplayer game that combines features of FPS/TPS, combat simulation and RPG with MMO elements.
Players will assume the role of one of the mercenaries, the survivors of the initial stage of Tarkov conflict. After selecting one of the parties - USEC or BEAR - the player's character begins his arduous journey in quest for ways of getting out of the city. All exits from Tarkov have been blocked by UN peacekeepers and Russian troops, all supply lines are cut off, and the link with the command is lost. In these conditions everyone has to make his own choices of what to do and how to get out of the chaos-ridden metropolis.