Insurgency: Sandstorm has just announced a Preorder Beta for Windows, yet no Linux and Mac support. But we do have some impressive new footage.
So check out the intense new raw gameplay footage for Insurgency: Sandstorm. This is also in prepation for the first exclusive preorder Beta on August 9th.
Insurgency: Sandstorm is New World Interactive’s new game. Also a reborn, improved, and expanded sequel to indie multiplayer FPS hit Insurgency. Which is coming September 2018 to Windows, followed later with Linux and Mac.
Since this lets players get close to the action. We now have the new trailer which features raw PVP gameplay from the Closed Technical Alpha.
Focus Home Interactive and New World Interactive are also happy to announce Preorder Beta Test 1 beginning next week.
Preorder Beta Test 1:
So from August 9th through August 13th. Those players who have preordered Insurgency: Sandstorm on Steam. Will also receive exclusive access to Pre-order Beta 1. Keep in mind, this obviously on Windows only.
Hence the first official beta test, and the first time the game will be playable at home. New World Interactive is really looking forward to hearing what the wider Insurgency fanbase thinks. While gathering as much feedback as possible leading up to the second Beta phase. Which will be closer to the full release in September.
Available in Pre-order Beta 1 will be three maps from the final release build. Since each is a complex maze of brutal interiors, deadly sniping lanes, and wide-open battlefields. All with a unique design to make every moment of every game feel fresh. Whether your playstyle is run and gun, slow-paced, or more specialized. Players will find plenty to study and learn across the maps.
Also, supporting the four game modes – Firefight, Push, Checkpoint, and Skirmish. Each change the accessible part of the map, drastically altering the available strategies.
Preorder Beta 2 will begin August 30th, just a few weeks before release. Also include three further more maps available for play. This will allow players to test the full content of the launch version of the game.
So by this point New World Interactive will be focusing their work during Beta 2 on bug fixing. Along with server stability, and starting work on their extensive post-launch support plans.
Insurgency: Sandstorm Raw PvP Gameplay (Windows, later for Linux and Mac)
Eager players can pre-order on Steam and Humble Store now for a 10% discount, reducing the price to €26.99 / £23.39 / $26.99. An additional 10% loyalty discount will be given to fans that own the original Insurgency, bringing the pre-order price down to just $24.99 USD. This additional discount will be offered until the end of 2018. So all pre-orders will receive instant access to any ongoing beta tests as well as future ones.
Support for Content creators:
So Pre-order Beta 1 will have no NDA and no streaming restrictions. Those curious are invited to watch live gameplay on Twitch, YouTube, Mixer, and Facebook throughout the long weekend.
Insurgency: Sandstorm releases on Windows PC in September 2018, with Linux and Mac support coming later, and on PS4 and Xbox One in 2019. Pre-order now on Steam and get bonuses, including exclusive access to both Pre-order Betas. Stay tuned for another announcement next week!