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Got the newsletter the other day, and it says that on June 1st, a closed beta will be held to give us a taste of the game.

http://www.worldinconflict.com/main/#

Can anyone tell me exactly what a closed beta is? Is it to where only the first 1000 people to sign up or something get it?

I cannot wait for this game!
    
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Looks pretty sweet. Nice graphic's.
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yeah, it kinda looks like a RA2 era thing.. but it looks awesome none the less
    
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Hey guys

I staff a UK LAN Party and we had a stand dedicated to the multiplayer closed Alpha for World in Conflict.

Let me tell you guys this game rocks! Ive just got back from the LAN after spending the majority of the weekend playing this game.

It really does bring a new slant on the RTS platform combining the fun bit of RTS, which is battles and less of the base building (infact none).

Highlight of the game IMO - Dropping a Nuke and the following aftermath (and awsome physics, like nothing else ive seen!)

I will be eagerly waiting for my Beta CD Key on the 1st June

EDIT: to answer the OP question:
When games are written there is 3 stages. Alpha, Beta, Gold.
Alpha is usually initial code
Beta is tested code with many bugs ironed out
Gold is retail release.
Closed means that is is only accessable to a limited few people.
Open means its feely downloadable
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