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Wasteland 2 beta out for backers, coming to Steam soon

Dec 12 // Joshua Derocher
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Go play it already!

At last, backers of Wasteland 2 can start playing the beta on PC. If you log into your Ranger Center account, you can get a Steam key to start playing. To be eligible for beta access right now, you have to have been one of the original backers for $55 or more. Late comers who have donated $55 or more should have beta access soon, and sometime after that inXile will release it on Steam Early Access.

Brian Fargo, the director for Wasteland 2, made it clear on the latest Kickstarter update that this is a beta, and that the game still has some bugs that will need to be worked out. All of the maps aren't available to play just yet, so the beta will feel more linear than the final release will.

If you haven't backed the game yet, you can still donate to get a copy of the game. $25 will get you the basic digital edition, and $55 will get you the digital edition and beta access.

Building a Better Beta - Right Now! [Wasteland 2 Kickstarter]

 


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destructoid's previous coverage:
Wasteland 2


  Sep 23

Review: Wasteland 2

This Kickstarted RPG delivers exactly what was expected


  Aug 19

Wasteland 2 will be released on September 19

Just one month to go for the post-apocalyptic RPG


  Aug 05

Father of the Wasteland: How to trust your fans and revive a classic

Brian Fargo talks fulfilling the trust of fans and the pressures of crowdfunding games


  Aug 04

Final version of Wasteland 2 likely delayed into September

The delay is due to manufacturing physical versions


  Apr 14

A regular playthough of Wasteland 2 will take about 50 hours

You won't see all the content on a single playthrough


  Feb 26

Here's the lowdown on Wasteland 2's big beta update

A new map and retooled combat animations are all included


  Feb 22

Wasteland 2 will be done 'when it's done'

inXile's long-awaited sequel is still in Early Access


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