The free shooter portal Splitgate will remain in open beta until this month. 1047 games are delaying the official launch of the game. Mainly due to the overwhelming success that has caused two million players to download the game. These downloads in the last 14 days caused the Splitgate servers to crash. The open beta of the game will remain online. All while the team works to expand the capacity of the servers. Since will need to to handle the huge growth in the number of players.
Splitgate was to be officially released on July 27th. Doing so on Linux, Windows PC, Xbox One, Xbox Series X / S, PlayStation 4, and PlayStation 5. While providing a completely revamped gaming experience for its veteran PC gamers. At the same time introducing a unique twist by combining portals with classic arena gameplay. 1047 has updated the pre-release beta version. Including some of the content planned for release. All while 1047 continues to increase server capacity.
Splitgate Open Beta Trailer
The pre-release beta features three new maps and brand new customization options. It also includes many features frequently requested by those who have played its open beta. This includes mouse and keyboard support. Plus a slider for FOV as well as customizable controls.
1047 Games kicked off its cross-gen and crossplay open beta on July 13. In 14 days, Splitgate has seen explosive player growth. Putting the framework of the game itself and the servers to the test on a daily basis. The four engineers out of 1047 out of a total team of 30 people. They were able to go from 400 simultaneous players to more than 75,000. Doing so in a matter of a few days.
- Base Game, 100% FREE
- 20+ maps
- 15+ modes
- Cross-play gaming
- Feature-Filled matchmaking
- Ranked, Casual, Custom Games
CEO and Co-Founder Ian Proulx says, “Our team has been dazzled by the incredible reception the community has given Splitgate. With the sharp and sudden increase in players trying to access the servers, we have to fix a myriad of technical problems caused by this insane level of growth. We’ve worked hard to provide a high-quality game and experience, and our biggest challenge is simply building enough capacity for the entire community. ”
You can keep up with the latest updates on the game by following 1047 Games on Twitter. More information is available on the official website: 1047games.com. In the mean time, you can down the Linux on Steam. Play the free shooter against players on Windows PC, Xbox One, Xbox Series X / S, PlayStation 4, and PlayStation 5.