Rumor: Cryptic using City of Heroes for Champions beta recruitment


"According to a forum post on, City of Heroes players have allegedly been receiving Champions Online beta solicitations from Cryptic Studios via NCsoft's official game forums and in-game message system.

Our initial reaction to this claim was to feel highly speculative, considering that phishing scams will try just about anything. However, a news post on the City of Heroes website recently stated, "Although we cannot stop someone from initially communicating with you - whether it be RMT (real money transaction) related, another game company trying to lure you to their competing product, or general spamming..." which gives rise to some concern."

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