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Open Beta Is Now Live!

by el matteo real

The wait is finally over, and open beta is here! Kritika Online is now available for anyone to download and play for free. We have a few surprises in store to kick off the celebrations. First up, check out our all-new Launch Trailer to get yourself pumped up and ready to play.

We also have a special launch livestream starting today, June 29, at 1 p.m. PDT over on Twitch. The stream will feature some special guests, giveaways, and a few other surprises. Click here for more details, but you'll have to tune in to find out just what all we have in store.

We are so thankful to all of you players that helped out during closed beta and provided such excellent feedback. As we detailed on the forums, we took that feedback to heart, and have made many changes for open beta. But our work is hardly over, and we're just getting started. But for now, let's take a moment to celebrate and -- most importantly -- get in and start playing the game!

The full Kritika Online open beta announcement follows:

SEATTLE, JUNE 29, 2017—En Masse Entertainment, a player-driven publisher focused on delivering great games and great service, is proud to announce the launch of open beta for their hyper-stylish action RPG, Kritika Online. After the Tuesday Head Start period for Founders, Kritika Online is now up and running and available to play for free for anyone with an En Masse account. Sign up here.

Publisher En Masse Entertainment is kicking off the open beta festivities with a livestream on their Twitch channel starting at 1 p.m. PDT today. Featuring a behind-the-scenes look at how Kritika Online has evolved since the successful closed beta, the En Masse live stream will also include interviews with Lead Game Designer Seong Beom Ahn and noted video game voice actor Brianna Knickerbocker, live dungeon runs with members of the community, giveaways, and a special announcement.

In addition to the livestream festivities, En Masse Entertainment is also running several limited-time events and community initiatives to welcome new players to the action-packed world of Kritika Online. Special leveling awards, attendance bonuses, and PvP rewards await players who reach level 15 before the official launch of the game later this year. Learn more about these open beta events here

Kritika Online players can also compete head to head in the Kritikal Hit PvP Kampaign, which will offer players new challenges and rewards each week through Monday, July 24. For instructions on how to compete and win in each week’s challenge, please visit the Kritikal Hit PvP Kampaign page here.

In Kritika Online, players select from four unique character types—the fierce Warrior, the magical Gunmage, the agile Rogue, or the deadly Reaper. They can play solo or team up with friends to rampage through fast-paced instanced levels, defeating enemies and super-sized level bosses using mega blades, alchemical superguns, and dazzling acrobatics.