Westwood Studios, known for such strategy games as Command and Conquer, recently announced their plans to expand the impending beta test of upcoming title Earth and Beyond to 100,000 players prior to the release this fall. Currently, the game is scheduled to be published by EA in August.
Anyone interested in participating can sign up for possible inclusion in the beta test here. The plan is to select players on a per-month basis until the 100,000 mark has been met. All beta testers will participate in the creation process of the game, and will be able to note the changes being made to the worlds as more missions, areas, monsters, and items, among other things, are added. Players will also be able to participate in preliminary scenarios involving upcoming plotlines and new characters, as well.
Earth and Beyond is an MMORPG (Massive Multiplayer Online Role Playing Game) wherein players head their own, fully customized and personal spacecraft and participate in galaxic adventures as they fight with thousands of others and collect, trade, buy, and sell various parts and items. Over forty skills and abilities are available for each player, and these will come in handy during the course of the game.
Keep watching RPGamer for more news on Earth and Beyond as it nears its fall release date, and in the meantime, check the game's official site for more information.