Battlestate Games has announced a new stage in development of their hardcore online FPS Escape from Tarkov – the start of closed beta testing. Check out the trailer.
CBT access will be provided to all owners of early access packages. The admission of players will be conducted in waves, but as soon as reasonably possible. Within a week, every package owner shall receive an invitation email. Players who have purchased early access packages earlier than others will be allowed into testing first. New users will have the opportunity to join the rest of the beta testers immediately after the end of the last wave of early access players.
With start of the new phase, the game receives a significant number of updates: the first part of the largest of game locations – Shoreline, reworked balance of existing locations and new spots to explore, more useful items, medicines and equipment, advanced arsenal of weapons and weapon modifications, balanced economy and insurance system, as well as general chat to search for info or raid companions.