Blacklight Retribution Heads Into Open Beta

Posted by on February 28, 2012 at 10:57 pm

Perfect World Entertainment has announced the release of their upcoming free-to-play Online FPS title “Blacklight Retribution” to open beta.

Here at FEZ, we’ve reviewed quite a few shooters, from Gears Of War 3 to Modern Warfare 3 to Crysis and I have to tell you that I am looking forward to getting my hands on this one and doing a review as well.

In the mean time, check out the press release and open beta trailer, below!

Here’s the press release, from today. Scroll down to the middle for the trail.

Perfect World Entertainment Inc., a wholly owned U.S. subsidiary of Perfect World Co., Ltd. (NASDAQ:PWRD), brings gamers one step closer to the future of war. With Blacklight Retribution’s Open Beta, competitive shooter fans can finally experience next-generation visuals, polish and gameplay in a tightly presented free-to-play package.

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The Blacklight Retribution Open Beta features all-new content:

New Multiplayer Maps
Three new maps will be released throughout the Open Beta period, beginning today with Vortex. Live and die fighting in a sprawling missile silo complex with cover heavy terrain and flooded walkways that create intense firefights around every corner.

Playable Hero Characters
Get a unique look and a defined role by utilizing carefully crafted Heroes pre-built for battle.

Data Nodes
Pump up abilities and go next level with new socketing and crafting systems.

And here’s a look at their “Vortex” trailer.

Perfect World Entertainment is also hosting numerous events to celebrate the Blacklight Retribution Open Beta launch, including leveling and video contests, as well as raffle giveaways where gamers can win a variety of cool prizes.

For more information about these events or to play Blacklight Retribution right now, please visit:


Perfect World Entertainment Inc., a subsidiary of Perfect World Co., Ltd. (NASDAQ: PWRD), primarily publishes online games and provides online services in North America. Aiming to provide the best game services to North American players with the highest level of commitment in localization, quality assurance, and user-friendly publishing infrastructure, Perfect World Entertainment has achieved great success and published a number of MMORPGs, including “Perfect World International”, “Ether Saga Odyssey”, “Jade Dynasty”, “Battle of the Immortals”, “Forsaken World” and “War of the Immortals”; and a single-player action-RPG “Torchlight”. Perfect World Entertainment also licenses and operates popular games, including an action-based MORPG “Rusty Hearts”.

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