Jagged Alliance Online Heads to Open Beta

Jagged Alliance Online brings the next evolution of the turn-based classic to players with its open beta launch.

Fans that have been patiently waiting for the chance to try out Jagged Alliance Online can do so today. Publisher gamigo has announced the launch of the Jagged Alliance Online open beta. The open beta launch brings several new features and content to the game that includes new looting and explosion tracking options and the ability to find your opponent’s most vulnerable spot by taking aim at them.

Check out the official press release after the break and sign up to play for free on the Jagged Alliance Online website.

Jagged Alliance Online opens its gates for all beta testers!

Hamburg, February 16, 2012 – Jagged Alliance Online, the next part of the legendary turn-based strategy series with a full-fledged multi-player mode, is leaving closed beta testing today. The game's publisher, gamigo, would like to thank all the testers for the feedback and is now inviting all players to to experience the quality of the thrilling PvE missions and PvP matches first-hand during the open testing phase.

The advent of open beta testing will also bring a number of new features to the game: Defeated opponents now drop loot that can be collected by the mercenaries during the mission. When a player aims at an explosive barrel or crate, the explosion radius will be shown, making it easier to judge to results of one’s actions. Aiming at an opponent will now show which direction he is most vulnerable from.

About gamigo AG

gamigo AG, a wholly owned subsidiary of Axel Springer AG, was founded in 2001 and has grown to become one of the leading publishers of free-to-play MMOGs in Europe. Since 2010, gamigo also publishes its games globally. A team of more than 100 employees works in the company headquarters in Hamburg and its branch office in New York City. The key to success is the emphasis on publishing high-quality games supervised by first-rate community management. The portfolio includes games from all ends of the gaming spectrum - from Facebook games and browser-based games to elaborate MMORPGs.

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