The Vegetation vs. Zombies Backyard Warfare 2 multiplayer beta is right here – and it’s open to all Xbox One homeowners from now by means of Monday, January 18. Backyard Warfare 2 delivers the primary nice shooter of 2016, and it’s completely price spending the weekend with, to see what you’ll be capable of sit up for on the recreation’s February 23 retail launch. Listed below are 4 issues that you just’re lacking for each second that you just aren’t within the beta!
The Yard Battleground Is the Finest Form of Sandbox
Neglect the everyday, boring menu system – Backyard Warfare 2 sports activities a hub zone known as the Yard Battleground, which parks vegetation and zombies in dueling fortresses that sit on reverse ends of the aptly named Zomburbia. Between roaming round your personal base, trying out your achievements within the stats room, reviewing the day by day quest board, and (after all) queuing up for multiplayer matches, you’ll be able to roam the streets of Zomburbia, stage impromptu assaults on the enemy base, and even deal with the hub’s personal distinctive recreation mode. Flag of Energy is a King of the Hill-style problem that finds you guarding a flagpole in opposition to waves upon waves of the opposition. It’s kinda like Vegetation vs. Zombies correct!
Each Playable Class Is Superior
Six playable lessons – three per aspect – are open to beta gamers. On the plant aspect, we have now the frontal assault-focused Kernel Corn; the tanky, damage-soaking Citron; and the Rose assist class (which might flip enemy gamers into… goats!). The zombies get their very own trio: The Imp, who (along with its robotic Z-Mech) is a speedy weapon of mass destruction; the tough, sniping-friendly Captain Deadbeard, and a beefy, heroic undead powerhouse known as Tremendous Brainz. And that’s not even half of the 14 playable lessons that you just’ll have entry to within the ultimate recreation!
The Multiplayer Is Nonetheless Prime-notch
The beta kicks off with two 24-player modes: Gardens & Graveyards, which is an uneven assault/defend mode the place the zombies are attempting to assault the vegetation’ gardens and rework them into graveyards, and Natural Assault, which is analogous, however with the roles reversed. These modes are playable on two maps, with extra locales to be rotated in all through the beta. Moreover, because the beta progresses, you’ll get to check out different modes, together with Gnome Bomb (kinda like Seize the Flag… however the flag is a gnome holding a ticking time bomb), Suburbination (seize and maintain three contested factors all through the map), Workforce Vanquish (race to 50 factors’ price of kills), and Vanquish Confirmed (like Workforce Vanquish, besides you must loot your kills!). In different phrases, you’re fairly unlikely to expire of issues to do.
It’s Freakin’ Vegetation vs. Zombies!
On high of all this, Backyard Warfare 2 shares the distinctive and unquestionably cute Vegetation vs. Zombies design aesthetic. Every little thing from the character fashions, to the catchy music and sound results, to the main points sprinkled all all through Zomburbia mark this recreation as one more superior entry into the Vegetation vs. Zombies franchise. With a world like this at our fingertips, we by no means need these (oddly) cute zombies to cease invading everybody’s garden.
Sound good? The Vegetation vs. Zombies: Backyard Warfare 2 multiplayer beta runs from in the present day by means of subsequent Monday, January 18 – and in case you personal an Xbox One, all you must do to take part is obtain the shopper and begin it up! Backyard Warfare 2 hits shops on February 23 (with a five-day head begin for EA Entry members!), however you don’t wish to miss this restricted alternative to get a style of life in Zomburbia.