Overkill’s The Walking Dead Zombie Walks into Closed Beta

If you thought that Telltale Games was the only way to get your Walking Dead fix outside of AMC’s TV show, you were wrong.  Well, sort of… you were right before but now you aren’t? I just confused myself.  But I digress.  Overkill’s The Walking Dead is a four player co-op action game that promises to deliver a variety of different missions to groups of friends on PC, PS4 and XboX One.   Read on to see more information in the full press release from Starbreeze Studios.

Starbreeze, Skybound Entertainment and 505 Games have released the Windows PC closed beta of OVERKILL’S The Walking Dead, the new co-op multiplayer shooter from developer OVERKILL – A Starbreeze Studio. The game’s first two missions will be available together with two camp defense scenarios, with additional stages rolling out in the lead up to its official global launch on PC on Nov. 6. Closed beta servers will go live in multiple intervals throughout the month. For the full schedule of closed beta dates, visit https://www.overkillsthewalkingdead.com/2018/10/08/closed-pc-beta-details/.

Closed beta access is guaranteed with PC pre-orders of OVERKILL’s The Walking Dead, available now via Steam. Players who buy the standard PC version, priced at $59.99, will receive a single closed beta invite. Those who pre-order the game’s deluxe edition – featuring the full game, the “Night Raid” cosmetic skin pack, and a digital art book and soundtrack, all for $79.99 – will receive four closed beta keys to share with friends. As a bonus, all PC pre-orders will receive the bonus OVERKILL cosmetic skin pack.

Starbreeze hosted a special OVERKILL’S The Walking Dead closed beta livestream on 9 October which you can see the video of here.

Inspired by Robert Kirkman’s original graphic novels, OVERKILL’s The Walking Dead is a four-player co-op action game where players must band together on a variety of missions and raids to find survivors, secure supplies and stay alive. Use stealth to evade enemies tactically, or dismember walkers limb from limb with brute force and firepower. Each of the game’s four playable characters has their own special abilities, skill trees, squad roles, play styles and background stories.

OVERKILL’S The Walking Dead will arrive on the PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system and Xbox One on Feb. 6, 2019, in the Americas and Feb. 8, 2019, in Europe and other territories. Console pre-orders are available now digitally and at most major retailers.

For more information, visit https://www.overkillsthewalkingdead.com, and follow the game on FacebookTwitterYouTube and Instagram with #OTWD.

 

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Robert is a full-time Respiratory Therapist with the U.S. Army but that doesn't stop him from doing what he truly loves: playing and reviewing games and staying up to date on the latest and greatest PC hardware. He also streams part time on Twitch when he works nights (www.twitch.tv/waffleflopper) and writes for MMORPG.com.

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