The promised multiplayer open beta for Crysis 3 is now live and available to download on Xbox 360 over Xbox LIVE Marketplace, bringing with it your chance to savour the sweet taste of Crytek’s latest shooter.
Weighing in at 1.48 GB and available to Xbox LIVE Gold Members, the Crysis 3 multiplayer beta includes two game modes and two maps, while acting as a showcase for a few of the features we’ll see in the online portion of the game.
Here’s a quick and official description of the beta:
“The Crysis 3 Open Beta lets you experience hands-on Crysis 3’s unique sandbox Multiplayer action before the game’s official release in February 2013. Set in the 7 Wonders of New York’s Liberty Dome play both Crash Site and the brand new Hunter game modes on two unique maps, Museum and Airport.”
You can queue up the download of the Crysis 3 multiplayer beta over here, but while you wait you can watch the recently released beta tutorial video taking you through the features of the taster, and look below for a demonstration of the might of CryEngine 3, the technology running Crysis 3:
CryEngine 3 Presentation at Crytek (Crysis 3 Development)
Will you be playing the Crysis 3 multiplayer open beta over the next two weeks? Don’t miss El33tonline’s extensive previous coverage of Crysis 3 for tons of screenshots, videos and extra details, and be sure to read over Lisa’s hands-on previews of the game, below: