Defiance 2050 Open Beta – June 22 to 25

Join the Open Beta on PC today and become an Ark Hunter in Defiance 2050! Customize your character and choose from the new Assassin, Guardian, Combat Medic, and Assault base classes in beta. Explore the vast post-apocalyptic world of Defiance 2050 and enhance your weapons to fit your own playstyle in this massively cooperative free-to-play action shooter.

 

PC Open Beta: June 22 – 25

Participate in the Defiance 2050 Open Beta on PC all weekend long, starting on June 22 (Friday) at 10:00am PT and ending June 25 (Monday) at 10:00am PT. For this beta event, PC players can download and play Defiance 2050 through Glyph or Steam. Explore and venture as much as you like, there will be no level, power, or area restrictions during this beta, but keep in mind progress will be removed before Head Start and launch in early July.

 

Head Start Begins July 6 and Launch On July 10

Become a Founder and be among the first to fight on July 6th in the Defiance 2050 Head Start! During Open Beta, we encourage players to give feedback on the new class abilities and item systems. The in-game store will be disabled and pre-order packs will not affect accounts during the beta test, but items will be available when Defiance 2050 is live. With a Founder’s Pack, you can get a 3-day Head Start, unlock classes, amazing outfits, unique titles, XP boosts, inventory slots, and an awesome ATV for launch.

Valor Program: New Rewards Announced

 

Defiance 2050 – Valor Rewards Overview

Ark Hunters, it’s time to talk Valor! Get rewards in the free-to-play action shooter Defiance 2050 by completing Pursuits and making purchases in Defiance. Before Defiance 2050 launches this summer, we will announce a Valor cutoff date and after the cutoff your purchases and Pursuit score will be converted into Valor Commendations in Defiance 2050. With Valor Commendations, players can unlock some returning items from Defiance (Ex: Red VBI Infiltrator outfit) and new Valor rewards listed below.

 

New Valor Rewards:

  • 8 New Outfits With Headgear
  • 6 Vehicles (each with 2 special tints)
  • Inventory Slots
  • Loadout Slots
  • Boosts
    • XP
    • Scrip
    • Rep
    • Weapon XP
  • Titles (including both new and returning titles from Defiance)
    • “The Returned”
    • “Valorous”
    • “By Rarnok’s Beard”
    • “Reloaded”
    • “Dauntless”
    • “Valiant”

 

DLC, Titles, and Account-based Transfers

Defiance 2050 is focused on building new core systems and being accessible to more players. Previous DLC content from Defiance will be free to all players in Defiance 2050. For Defiance players who have previously earned unique titles, such as “Old School” and “Daredevil”, they will be able to transfer those titles over to Defiance 2050 along with several others that will be announced in the future. Account based upgrades, such as character or loadout slots, will be transferable as well. Check out the Valor FAQ for additional questions you may have.

99 Problems Event Arrives With 50% Off Arkforge

Save 50% on Arkforge during the first week of the 99 Problems event from 5/21 to 6/4 in Defiance!

 

99 Problems Event from 5/21 to 6/4

Explore the New Frontier and face off against 99ers and Grid enemies in the 99 Problems event to earn special rewards from May 21 to June 4. For a limited time only, save big before summer starts and get 50% off Arkforge from May 21 to 28! Use Arkforge to enhance your gear in Defiance.

 

New Pursuits

Take on these 99 Problems event Pursuits to earn extra EGO points in Defiance and future Valor rewards for Defiance 2050!


99 Problems Expedition Specialist (5 EGO/Achievement Score)

  • Complete 15 Expeditions above Tier 25 during 99 Problems

99 Problems Event Expert (5 EGO/Achievement Score)

  • Complete 25 Major Arkfalls, Sieges, or Incursions during 99 Problems

99 Problems Faction Guru (5 EGO/Achievement Score)

  • Complete 20 Contracts during 99 Problems

99 Problems Completionist (40 EGO/Achievement Score)

  • Complete all 99 Problems Pursuits

 

Complete Pursuits in Defiance and earn rewards in Defiance 2050 through the Valor Program! Learn more in the Valor article.

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