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PlayStation Plus Update: Join the God of War: Ascension Multiplayer Beta

PS US Blog - 2013 is already shaping up to be a fantastic year for PlayStation Plus members with another strong offering in the month of January. Hopefully, you’ve been enjoying NBA Jam: On Fire Edition on your PS3 and playing Chronovolt on your PS Vita, both free to PlayStation Plus members.

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-Mezzo-1360d ago

The beta finally arrives. =]

waltyftm1360d ago

I look forward to stomping on your head :)

-Mezzo-1360d ago (Edited 1360d ago )

HAHAHA, you shall try, but failure will be your destiny.
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Though seriously, I've been playing the Beta for over 2 weeks now. :D

Nimblest-Assassin1360d ago

Im hoping they add new maps for the public beta... the mp is fun, but I got tired of the same 2 maps in the private one

Also tip here... ares magic is op

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Temporary1360d ago (Edited 1360d ago )

been playing it for a couple weeks now. VERY good multiplayer.

@nimblestassassin
Yeah i agree with you man ... I love the game, but the 2 maps are getting tired for me. When they added capture the flag I was excited, but it was in the same map ... was a bit disappointed. Im sure there'll be more maps at retail tho.

Y_51501360d ago

I've always wanted to try out Megaman. This is my chance wish me luck!

cpayne931360d ago

Ha ha Look at those disagrees XD

Is ps+ for Vita going to be updated?

porkChop1360d ago (Edited 1360d ago )

The Vita Plus was originally said to be exactly like the PS3 Plus. 3 games a month. Last month all we got was 2 games though, 1 was an 8bit (RCR), and 1 of them was horrible. Seriously, Chronovolt is just terrible, and most critics agree seeing as it has a 40 on Metacritic, and a 3.5/10 user rating. Sony brought out Plus for the Vita as a way to garner up more interest/sales for the handheld, but they seem to forget that Plus doesn't mean anything if the games being given every month are crap. They need to step their game up.

On the PS3 side, the last few months have been crap. There have been a couple good games, but the majority were crap. This week isn't so bad, Mega Man is good, though those games definitely aren't for everyone.

Y_51501360d ago

Well they are taken out Chronovault this week so get that piece of crap while you still can for free! But that's why I thought we'll have a Vita game to replace it. But I guess it's for next week then.

porkChop1360d ago

Yeah they're taking Chronovolt out this week, so hopefully next week we'll have a new Vita game to play with.

WildArmed1360d ago

Same, i'm really glad to see MegaMan 9 & 10 up there.

sandman2241360d ago

Anyone play the beta yet? Is it any good?

Nimblest-Assassin1360d ago

Its good, but the two maps got really old for me... I was in the private beta 2 weeks ago

Nicaragua1360d ago

Yeah its really good. It feels just like a God of War game should and there seems to be a lot more depth to it than what you might expect.

FunAndGun1360d ago

I think the Beta is awesome!

The GoW universe fits perfectly for this type of multiplayer.

The best advice I could give is to spend some time learning the gameplay mechanics. You will NOT be able to just start playing and be a God. There is a learning curve.

It is kinda like rock, paper, scissors in that certain moves override others.

There is a lot to unlock such as armor, weapons, magics, relics, and items. Then you can customize your warrior to your play style.

I really like the objective game modes over the FFA. When you have 4 good players on each side, the matches can get really intense.

There is some lag/glitches in the Beta at times were Burtal Kills will not register or your hits won't connect, but it is a Beta after all.

When I get the full game I will definitely be spending a lot of time with the multiplayer portion. A lot of people say GoW didn't need it, and that may be true, but I think they made a multiplayer that will only compliment the final package.

When you perform your first Brutal Kill, you WILL feel like a Boss!!

specsmatter1360d ago

Chk out my comment history i made a thorough assessment on another post.

This beta mp isn't only good, it is awesome and feels just right. Been in beta for a few weeks nows.

ginsunuva1360d ago

Very very very good. Smooth at buttery butter and a good learning curve. Sooo much better than expected.

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Yourworstenemy1360d ago

Still haven't used my GOW beta code, forgot I had it!

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