Global game publisher Reality Squared Games (R2Games) announced today that its latest browser title, Shadowbound, has entered the Open Beta stage of testing as of July 15th. R2Games encourages all gamers to experience the title for themselves, as there will be no future character wipes moving forward.
The Open Beta will run for 6 days, and will offer players chance to explore the character classes, quest areas, and tactical challenges of the Shadowbound world. With character progress now permanent and the in-game microtransaction system having been activated, players are free to experience the full Shadowbound experience. As the testing process wraps up, R2Games encourages all participants to join the conversation on the forums and let their opinions be heard.
On their journey through the dark lands of Shadowbound, players will experience a story filled with conspiracy, peril, and intrigue. Featuring classic MMORPG gameplay mixed with fresh takes on combat and skill progression, the Shadowbound Open Alpha welcomes players to choose a class, amass a vast party of NPC companions, and set forth!
Key Features include:
Puzzle Dungeons: Take on tile-based challenges with multiple paths to victory
Companions: Form a team of NPC allies, level them up, and equip them for battle
Team Combat: Deploy your party strategically to counter your foes
Community: Join or create a guild and take part in epic PvP action
Preview Content: Try higher-level content early to plan the perfect build
The Shadowbound Open Beta will be available exclusively at http://shadow.r2games.com