We’re back, Ark Hunters! Join us for our August 10 livestream for a chance at an all-new Defiance 2050 Twitch Drop!
Jump in to all the Defiance 2050 action today Ark Hunters! Experience this reimagined, free-to-play massive coop sci-fi action shooter on PS4, Xbox One, and PC (Glyph/Steam). Continue the fight with new unique classes and weapon enhancement systems to fully customize your own Ark Hunter. Defiance 2050 goes live at 10:00AM Pacific on Tuesday (7/10) on PC and 10:00AM local time for Xbox One and PS4.
What’s New In Defiance 2050?
Defiance 2050 is a free cooperative sci-fi shooter that takes the compelling story, universe, and gameplay of the original game, and greatly improves the core systems. Unlock 1 of 4 base classes to start out with, and unlock more through gameplay for free.
- New classes include the versatile Assault, deadly Assassin, protective Guardian, supportive Combat Medic, and explosive Demolitionist that each add their own benefits to any group.
- New item enhancements allow for more customization and power to your arsenal. Upgrade, reroll, and unlock bonuses for weapons you find and discover new prototype weapons, like the hellbug infused Venom Spitter.
- New graphical updates for Xbox One, PS4, and PC, along with quality of life improvements to heighten your in-game experience.
With new systems and improved visuals on a newer generation of hardware, Defiance 2050 is setting a solid foundation for launch and aims to evolve the story with new content in the future! Prepare yourselves for the Engineer and Crusader class coming later this year, and see what’s inside the Ultimate Class Pack.
Ultimate Class Pack:
- $50 worth of Bits
- Crusader Class + Outfit*
- Exclusive Crusader Outfit Tint*
- Engineer Class + Outfit*
- Exclusive Engineer Outfit Tint*
- Assault Class
- Assassin Class
- Guardian Class
- Combat Medic Class
- TMW Hannibal 800R ATV
*Disclaimer – Engineer and Crusader classes, along with their outfits/tints, will be delivered as they go live in-game (anticipated in Winter 2018).
Fight On Ark Hunters!
Good news, Ark Hunters! We’ve got special prizes for you to celebrate the invasion of Defiance 2050!
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