Multiversus will have its first play test starting February 25th! Sign up now for a chance to play the game ahead of its release.

MultiVersus announced that a play test is coming at the end of February. A lot of buzz has surrounded Warner Bros.' upcoming platform fighter since it was first revealed last November. Fighting game enthusiasts and general gamers alike have been awaiting more news to surface. Fortunately, we are just a week away from experiencing the game for the first time.

The play test will arrive February 25th and last until March 7th. This gives players ten whole days to enjoy MultiVersus in its early stages. It also gives the developers a chance to review the game's performance and make necessary adjustments for the official release.

How to Sign Up for Play Test

Registration is for play test is currently underway on the MultiVersus website. Players simply have to enter their email address to sign up. Keep in mind that this does not guarantee anyone automatic access. Players will receive invitations via email if they are selected.

Play tests are great ways for teams to hear feedback from players, especially when it comes to online experience. With the pandemic continuing to put a limit on offline events, online stability is a focal point for any new fighting game. Play tests are now a common way to test a game's netcode pre-release.

This trend was set by ArcSystem Works, who conducted several open tests for Guilty Gear -Strive- to perfect its online modes. MultiVersus promises rollback netcode, so developers likely want to make sure it doesn't disappoint.

Wonderwoman's lasoo of truth saving an ally in 2v2
Wonderwoman's lasoo of truth saving an ally in 2v2

The first play test will be held exclusively over Steam, meaning it won't be available for console players. Furthermore, only those in North and South America are eligible. If you are a PC player in the western hemisphere looking for a chance to play MultiVersus, hurry and sign up before its too late!

MultiVersus features many icon characters
MultiVersus features many icon characters

What is MultiVersus?

MultiVersus is a platform fighter drawing inspiration from the Super Smash Bros. series. In similar fashion, it features fighters from various Warner Bros. IPs. Characters hail from world-renowned movies, cartoons, and comic books. The current roster features over a dozen pop culture icons:

  • Arya Stark (Game of Thrones)
  • Batman
  • Bugs Bunny
  • Finn (Adventure Time)
  • Garnet (Steven Universe)
  • Harley Quinn
  • Jake the Dog (Adventure Time)
  • Reindog (original character for MultiVersus)
  • Shaggy (Scooby Doo)
  • Steven Universe
  • Superman
  • Tom and Jerry
  • Wonder Woman

It is unclear if all or only some of these fighters will be available for the play test. While there is no current release date, expect MultiVersus to arrive some time in 2022. Along with PC, the game will also be available on PlayStation and Xbox consoles upon release. The game will implement cross-play between all systems and is free-to-play.

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