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Beta 4 Start time 9am GMT on Fri 16 AugFollow

#1 Aug 13 2013 at 7:53 PM Rating: Excellent
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And finishes 9am Monday 19 August.

Confirmed on PS3 notification email from SE.
#2 Aug 13 2013 at 7:55 PM Rating: Excellent
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HallieXIV wrote:
And finishes 9am Monday 19 August.

Confirmed on PS3 notification email from SE.


Is that the same as P3??
#3 Aug 13 2013 at 7:57 PM Rating: Good
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LebargeX wrote:
HallieXIV wrote:
And finishes 9am Monday 19 August.

Confirmed on PS3 notification email from SE.


Is that the same as P3??


Yes, I think so. I think Phase 2 and Phase 3 both started at 9am GMT which is 7pm for me in Australia.
#4 Aug 13 2013 at 8:06 PM Rating: Good
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HallieXIV wrote:
LebargeX wrote:
HallieXIV wrote:
And finishes 9am Monday 19 August.

Confirmed on PS3 notification email from SE.


Is that the same as P3??


Yes, I think so. I think Phase 2 and Phase 3 both started at 9am GMT which is 7pm for me in Australia.

Right on. 2am then here in Phoenix AZ. Looks like I'm getting up a couple hours early for work lol
#5 Aug 13 2013 at 8:08 PM Rating: Excellent
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Yup - 7pm Friday. Early finish Friday afternoon, so my challenge is to mark the 35 tests I will have before 7pm - hopefully I'm home around 2pm, so quick lunch then blast-off!

And then ... yeah ... see you all Monday morning, bleary-eyed!
#6 Aug 13 2013 at 8:33 PM Rating: Excellent
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Cool, so 2am PST / 5am EST, the same as always. Guess I'll take a long nap on Thursday.
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Atkascha wrote:
Cool, so 2am PST / 5am EST, the same as always. Guess I'll take a long nap on Thursday.

Yeah I'm coming straight home eating dinner popping a Benadryl and hitting the sack early lol. I wanna get that download done before I'm home for the weekend. :)
#8 Aug 13 2013 at 9:03 PM Rating: Good
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damn xD!! I finish work at 9pm east time thursday!!
Gonna sleep very early to be up at 4h30 ^^!!
prepare the coffee and stuff, our chairs wont want us to move from there xD
#9 Aug 13 2013 at 9:10 PM Rating: Good
Pumped!!!
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You win the cookies!

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#11 Aug 13 2013 at 9:44 PM Rating: Good
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Ahh yes, the cookies.

I like Cookies.

Thanks for the cookies.
#12 Aug 13 2013 at 10:20 PM Rating: Decent
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Just a quick question, with that not being far away, have they started sending out the new beta codes for PS3 people? I know I played in the last beta phase and I believe I read that I'm guaranteed to get into the open beta without signing up again right? But I've not gotten any kind of email or anything.
#13 Aug 13 2013 at 10:35 PM Rating: Excellent
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Zeenoff wrote:
Just a quick question, with that not being far away, have they started sending out the new beta codes for PS3 people? I know I played in the last beta phase and I believe I read that I'm guaranteed to get into the open beta without signing up again right? But I've not gotten any kind of email or anything.


For PC - yes, guaranteed, just log on as before.

For PS3 - yes, guaranteed and they are sending out new passwords now and for the next 24 hours in batches. Watch your email like a hawk!
#14 Aug 13 2013 at 11:58 PM Rating: Excellent
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Was it just me or they messed up your mail too? In mine says it will start at Monday (?) 16 and end at Friday(??) 19 so yeah I figured it was a mistake but it was kinda weird.
#15 Aug 14 2013 at 12:41 AM Rating: Decent
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So would this mean that, for those who weren't in P3, it will begin at 9am GMT on Saturday then?
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Teravibe wrote:
Was it just me or they messed up your mail too? In mine says it will start at Monday (?) 16 and end at Friday(??) 19 so yeah I figured it was a mistake but it was kinda weird.


They got dates right on mine.

Exact quote: "The final beta will kick off on Friday 16 August 2013 at 9:00 GMT and last until Monday 19 August 2013 at 9:00 GMT"

Assume the new beta joiners will be exactly 24 hours later but we will have to wait for a new beta player to receive their email.
#17 Aug 14 2013 at 1:02 AM Rating: Excellent
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HallieXIV wrote:
Teravibe wrote:
Was it just me or they messed up your mail too? In mine says it will start at Monday (?) 16 and end at Friday(??) 19 so yeah I figured it was a mistake but it was kinda weird.


They got dates right on mine.

Exact quote: "The final beta will kick off on Friday 16 August 2013 at 9:00 GMT and last until Monday 19 August 2013 at 9:00 GMT"

Assume the new beta joiners will be exactly 24 hours later but we will have to wait for a new beta player to receive their email.



Yea totally different quote than mine: "The final beta test will kick off on Monday 16 August 2013 at 9:00 GMT and last until Friday 19 August 2013 at 9:00 GMT."

When I saw it I was like...whaa? Smiley: lol
#18 Aug 14 2013 at 4:58 AM Rating: Good
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Just to check (didn't want to start a new thread) - is everyone in the same boat as me where you've been able to download the launcher but not the actual game on the PC?
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My better half was in the beta so she doesn't have to do anything and also gets to start playing on friday. I was not in the beta so i get to start on saturday correct? Will i need to download something aside from the new client that was posted a few days ago in order to play??
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Phase IV, right?

Is this the Beta phase that allows us to make changes to our character that stick?

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RyanSquires wrote:
My better half was in the beta so she doesn't have to do anything and also gets to start playing on friday. I was not in the beta so i get to start on saturday correct? Will i need to download something aside from the new client that was posted a few days ago in order to play??


You will use the client you downloaded to download the game. I heard it's around 6.7 GB's of data. For most people that's anywhere from 90 minutes to 24 hours depending on your connection. I have no source but I've seen it posted around that the download of the actual game files will be on the 15th, but I have no time for the 15th.
#22 Aug 14 2013 at 6:01 AM Rating: Excellent
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Awesome I can't wait!!

Now if I could only get my PS3 email with my download code...
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Adzieboy wrote:
Just to check (didn't want to start a new thread) - is everyone in the same boat as me where you've been able to download the launcher but not the actual game on the PC?


Yes, the rest of the files should be available to download tomorrow on the 15th for PC.

Woofdram wrote:
Phase IV, right?

Is this the Beta phase that allows us to make changes to our character that stick?



The characters in this phase will carry over to Early Access and release. So whatever progress you make this weekend will stay with you, as long as an emergency doesn't happen and Square needs to delete all character data.
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ArkKenea wrote:
So would this mean that, for those who weren't in P3, it will begin at 9am GMT on Saturday then?


That's right. August 17th through August 19th for those who weren't in phase 3. Most of us here start on the 16th at 9am GMT. Same time of the day, just 24 hours before.
#25 Aug 14 2013 at 6:43 AM Rating: Excellent
You Smiley: cookie people need to be more experimental with the smiley system Smiley: laugh
#26 Aug 14 2013 at 7:18 AM Rating: Good
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jaggars wrote:

You will use the client you downloaded to download the game. I heard it's around 6.7 GB's of data. For most people that's anywhere from 90 minutes to 24 hours depending on your connection. I have no source but I've seen it posted around that the download of the actual game files will be on the 15th, but I have no time for the 15th.


Ok, thanks for the heads-up. Our connection is pretty good here so I don't think it will be to bad. The only bad part will be watching my GF play it all day Friday while I have to wait.
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