Blue Isle Studios was planning to host a Closed Beta for its upcoming online sandbox RPG Citadel: Forged With Fire this Saturday, July 22nd—that was before they saw how excited everyone was to play. Following an “overwhelming response and number of signups,” the company has decided to turn the would-be Closed Beta into an Open Beta.
Blue Isle Studios Managing Director Alex Tintor had the following to say about the announcement.
“We’ve received a great response from the community and with support from Valve we’d like to invite everyone to play and post their impressions on Citadel: Forged With Fire for free on Saturday. This is just the beginning, as we are committed to delivering a continuous stream of of new content with the goal of ensuring that players always having something new to see and experience each time they play.”
Those who are interested will be able to download the Beta client from the Steam store page this Saturday, July 22nd, from 9 AM to midnight EDT. The Early Access launch is set to follow on July 26th.