For Honor is quickly due for a serious replace with Marching Fire, and everybody’s getting an opportunity to play with the brand new options forward of launch. The open take a look at kind of doubles as a free weekend earlier than the massive replace, letting you get in on the motion whether or not or not you personal For Honor.
The Marching Fire open take a look at begins September 6 at 5:00 PDT / 8:00 EDT / 13:00 BST, and can run till September 10 at 14:00 PDT / 17:00 EDT / 22:00 BST. You’ll be capable to preload the take a look at on September four by way of Uplay, and although the take a look at can even be obtainable on Steam it doesn’t seem there’ll be any preload possibility there.
You’ll get entry to all 22 warriors within the open take a look at, together with the present Knights, Vikings, and Samurai, in addition to the brand new Wu Lin fighters – Tiandi, Jiang Jun, Nuxia, and Shaolin. You’ll be capable to play in each the 1v1 Duel mode, in addition to Breach – the brand new fort siege game kind being launched in Marching Fire.
The three Breach maps – Walled City, Hallowed Bastion, and Kazan Castle – will all be playable in PvP, PvE, and customized matches. This can even function first have a look at the brand new perks system, the newly-revised dialog, improved visuals and UI components, and a brand new victory celebration display that provides a bunch of poses to have fun your wins.
Marching Fire correctly launches on October 16 for $29.99 / £25.99 / €29.99. That grants entry to the brand new Arcade mode and unlocks the 4 Wu Lin heroes two weeks earlier than everybody will be capable to get at them with in-game Steel purchases.
For Honor player counts have continued to carry robust because the game was given away free of charge final week, so it appears gamers are discovering loads of causes to stay round. Hopefully Marching Fire can proceed to enhance the game’s long-term prospects.