Tag / Open Beta
A software release life cycle is the sum of the stages of development and maturity for a piece of computer software: ranging from its initial development to its eventual release, and including updated versions of the released version to help improve software or fix software bugs still present in the software.
Halo Wars 2 is due for released in February for the Xbox One and PC but the open beta is due to begin next week; according to details released by Microsoft, anyone with a Xbox One and Windows 10 PC will be able to download the game and give it a try.
This is a nice weekend for all gamers with two games from the biggest developers being available for free this weekend; Blizzard's FPS game Overwatch and Ubisoft's MMO sport game Steep are both available for players to test for free all weekend.
Ubisoft has just released some new details about their upcoming extreme sports game which is due for release this December; the developer has revealed that everyone on PC, Xbox One and PlayStation 4 will be given a chance to test the game without pre-ordering it first.