Closed Beta Wrap Up: Over 3 Million Hellbugs Destroyed

Closed Beta Wrap Up

The first fights of Defiance 2050 are over for now, thank you Ark Hunters for playing in the Closed Beta and telling us your thoughts on social media, forums, and our livestreams each Friday. The Defiance team has been reviewing your survey feedback, checking out comments, fixing bugs, improving server stability, and gearing up for all the new systems coming to launch this summer. Let’s take a look at some of the cool data we gathered from closed beta!

 

Closed Beta Fun Facts:

  • 3,451,479 Hellbugs Killed (those Hellbugs didn’t stand a chance)
  • 4,769,146 Mutants Killed
  • 213,519 Total Levels Gained
  • 68,305 Completions of the Chaos Reigns Mission
  • 420 Ark Hunters Reached Max Level 25 in Beta (420 top Beta Blazers, who’d have guessed)
  • 37 Hours was the Longest Session Playtime from a Player
  • 8,206,389 Minutes of Beta Played (that’s over 136,000 hours of gameplay)

 

Early Founder’s Packs Available Now

Suit up your Ark Hunter with a 3-day head start at launch and take a look at the Defiance 2050 Founder’s Packs for PC. The Ultimate Founder’s Pack includes an amazing ATV, 5 unique classes, slick outfits, special titles, inventory slots, 30-day XP boost, and $50 worth of Bits! Defiance 2050 is a free to play, co-op action shooter set in a massive sci-fi world filled with post-apocalyptic gear and alien ark technology. The Xbox One and PlayStation 4 Founder’s Packs will also be available at a later date.

 

Heading Into Launch

As we get closer to Defiance 2050 launch this summer, we’re excited to share the new class abilities, updated graphics, itemization upgrades, and much more in the road ahead. The next beta event and launch date have not been announced yet, but stay connected on our official forums, Twitter and Facebook page for upcoming news. If you can’t wait to hunt some hellbugs, play the original Defiance now and complete Pursuits (and purchases) that will turn into Valor rewards for Defiance 2050.

Closed Beta Begins & PC Founder’s Packs Now Available on 4/27

Defiance 2050 Closed Beta – April 27 to 29

Defiance 2050 Closed Beta is back in action this weekend (4/27 – 4/29), and this time with Xbox One, PlayStation 4 (NA only), & PC! Become an Ark Hunter in this Closed Beta event starting Friday (4/27) at 10:00 AM Pacific and ending Monday (4/30) morning at 10:00 AM Pacific. Defiance 2050 is a free to play, massive co-op action shooter in a futuristic terraformed world filled with alien ark technology. In this Closed Beta, players will get a first look at the updated graphics, class skill system and weapon enhancements in Defiance 2050. Team up this weekend and fight through epic arkfall events, an exhilarating co-op instance, and compelling story missions as you explore the world of Defiance 2050.

 

Become a Founder – Demolish the New Frontier at Launch

Get a head start at launch and check out the variety of Defiance 2050 Founder’s Packs filled items including an amazing ATV, special titles, unique classes, slick outfits, and much more! PC Players now have the opportunity to unlock the Founder’s Packs, but keep in mind these items will be available when head start begins and not during closed beta. Have a blast with the new Demolitionist class and get an explosive 3-day head start before launch.

As we get closer to Defiance 2050’s launch this summer, the Founder’s Packs will be available for Xbox One and PlayStation 4 as well. Defiance 2050 is a free to play online multiplayer game, and players will be able to unlock classes through purchase or gameplay. Check out our Store page for more details and see what’s in our Ultimate Founder’s Pack!

 

Ultimate Founder’s Pack:

  • 3-day Head Start
  • $50 worth of Bits currency
  • TMW Hannibal 800R ATV
  • Assault Class + Outfit
  • Assassin Class + Outfit
  • Guardian Class + Outfit
  • Combat Medic Class + Outfit
  • Demolitionist Class + Outfit
  • Exclusive Demolitionist Outfit Tint
  • 30 Inventory Slots
  • 30-day XP Boost
  • “Classy” Title
  • “Demolitionist” Title
  • “Opportunist” Title

 

Become a “Beta Blazer” in Beta
Unlock the special “Beta Blazer” title for participating in the Defiance 2050 Closed Beta and it will be granted in game when Defiance 2050 launches. In this closed beta, explore the Mt. Tam and Madera story mission zones and play the Liberate the Lost co-op instance to team up with your friends. During this closed beta test, in-game store purchases, achievements, trophies, and PvP will be disabled, but look forward to those features come launch time. Ark Hunters can reach up to power level 1500, character level 25, and class level 25. The end game content and post launch updates this summer will see the most new additions and changes, but those will not be accessible during this beta test.

 

Closed Beta Updates, Bugs, and Install Info

Special thanks to all the Ark Hunters who played in in the first PC Closed Beta! The Defiance 2050 team resolved several issues for this beta weekend with your help. If you played the previous closed beta, you are invited to play again this week and now Xbox One & PlayStation 4 players can join in the fun. You may encounter some bugs (more than just Hellbugs) in the closed beta test and we greatly appreciate your bug reports on the forums. Check the Defiance 2050 updated fixes & known bug list here and report new bugs here.

If you are running into an issue applying a beta code or installing the game, check out our Trion Worlds Support Center for assistance or check out the Closed Beta FAQ. Thanks for participating in our closed beta test and happy ark hunting!

 

-The Defiance 2050 Team

Defiance 2050 PC Closed Beta Starts 4/20 – 4/22

Get a first look at what’s new in the Defiance 2050 PC Closed Beta this weekend from April 20 to 22. Sign up at Defiance2050.com and continue the fight with us!

 

Defiance 2050 Closed Beta on PC – April 20 to 22

Let the fight begin Ark Hunters! Closed Beta is finally here and we’re excited for players to experience the brand new class system and weapon enhancement systems in Defiance 2050. The PC Closed Beta event starts Friday (4/20) at 10:00 AM Pacific Time and extends all through Sunday to end on Monday (4/23) at 10:00 AM Pacific Time. Defiance 2050 is a free to play, futuristic shooter in a massive post-apocalyptic sci-fi world loaded with alien ark technology. Form a squad with allies, engage in epic co-op events, and complete compelling story missions together as you fight on.

 

Closed Beta: Become a “Beta Blazer”

Unlock the special “Beta Blazer” title for participating in the Defiance 2050 Closed Beta! The title will also be accessible for players in the console closed beta once it is available and will be granted in game when Defiance 2050 launches this summer. Explore the Mt. Tam and Madera story mission zones and we even opened up the Liberate the Lost co-op instance so players can team up together. For this closed beta test, in-game store purchases, achievements, trophies, and PvP will be disabled, but look forward to those features at launch. Also, we’re letting players reach up to power level 1500, character level 25, and class level 25. Become a real trailblazer and take it to the limit in the beta!

 

In-Depth Look: Assault Class

Defiance 2050 Closed Beta specifically features the Assault class and showcases the new class system with a fully customizable class tree. Call it the run and gun extraordinaire, the Assault class is incredibly versatile with a high mobility sprint, healing stim boost, concussive blast stun, and close combat enhancement abilities. The class skill tree allows players to upgrade their class with impactful active and unique passive abilities. The Assault class is just one of many classes coming this summer when Defiance 2050 launches.

 

Customization: Weapons and Equipment

Discover the new itemization systems and customize equipment to fit your playstyle. Kill enemies, collect loot, and upgrade your gear by using salvage obtained from enemies and enhancing weapon bonuses. Switch between weapon types to be super effective and upgrade the weapons stats that are important to you. Defensive capabilities have several options, including shields, armor, or health improvements. Customize your own Ark Hunter and give those hellbugs hell!

 

Share Your Streams, Videos, and Art

We are super excited to have both new and longtime Ark Hunters continue the fight with us in Defiance 2050! If you’re a content creator, please share your Defiance videos, streams, artwork, and more with our community on Twitter, Facebook, and forums. This Closed Beta test will be available on PC, and we will announce console beta as soon as it is ready.

 

-The Defiance 2050 Team

Defiance 2050 Closed Beta – April 20 to 22

Be among the first to fight in Defiance 2050’s closed beta coming this April 20 – 22. Sign up at Defiance2050.com today!
 

Defiance 2050 Closed Beta – April 20 to 22

It’s time to lock and load, and we’re bringing the fight to you! We’re thrilled to announce that the Defiance 2050 closed beta test runs April 20 to 22 on the PC platform. Xbox One and PlayStation 4 versions of the closed beta test are being moved to a later date, check our social media for updates. Defiance 2050 is a free to play, sci-fi action shooter set in a massive post-apocalyptic world that’s packed with advanced ark technology. Team up with players in co-op events to explore this partially terraformed world and accomplish compelling story missions or battle it out against fellow Ark Hunters in fast-paced PvP combat. Be sure to sign up for Defiance 2050 beta now to get in when the action starts!

 

New Gameplay Systems to Explore and More!

In Defiance 2050 you’ll experience a whole new class and progression system with an overhaul to the weapons and mods used to crush your enemies. During the closed beta, players will get to try out the Assault class and customize it to fit their playstyle.

Share Your Favorite Moments

We are super excited to have both new and longtime Ark Hunters continue the fight with us in Defiance 2050! If you’re a content creator, please share your Defiance videos, streams, artwork, and more with our community on Twitter, Facebook, and forums. Prepare to play on the platform of your choice during the closed beta, and please note that PS4 will be available for North America only for this beta event.

 

-The Defiance 2050 Team