Champions fans, unite! Cryptic Studios has announced today that players can start submitting applications in order to enter the closed beta for their upcoming PC and Xbox 360 MMOG, Champions Online. However, even though the game is slated to release on the Xbox 360, the beta is PC specific and due to start mid-November.
If you want to try your luck and get into the beta, head over to Cryptic’s application form now.
Hit the jump for the press release.
Sign Up Now for Cryptic Studios’ Champions OnlineTM Closed Beta
Players get to test the new comic book styled action MMO for the first time
Los Gatos, CA – October 13, 2008 – Cryptic Studios™ announced today that players can now sign up for a chance to participate in the first closed beta for Champions Online™, an action massively multiplayer online game (MMOG) slated for release in the spring of 2009. This PC specific beta begins in mid-November 2008 and players sign up by visiting www.champions-online.com/preview_application.
“This closed beta is an exciting step in the evolution of Champions Online,” said Jack Emmert, chief creative officer for Cryptic Studios. “All of us here in the Cryptic offices have been playing the game for a while now, and we’re excited to invite others in to have as much fun with Champions Online as we’ve been having internally.”
Champions Online gives players the power of total customization for their hero experience while they explore a vast comic book universe. Gamers create their hero’s name, back story, costume, powers and abilities as well as design their own personal nemesis and his or her back story, which will guarantee a truly unique experience.
Champions Online is being developed by Cryptic Studios as a cross-platform project including PC and current gen console systems, and is published by 2K Games, a publishing label of Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. (NASDAQ:TTWO).