The EVE Online universe will be expanding into the FPS world when DUST 514 launches later this year. CCP has announced that beta registration is now open for the MMOFPS. Select EVE Online players and attendees from this year’s EVE Fanfest will be admitted this week with the more players added as the beta continues its expansion through the summer.

PSN code distribution was recently delayed for EVE Online players that had previously registered, but CCP has promised an event for this weekend to make it up. Details about the event will be revealed later.

Dear Players,

The first batch of PSN codes for EVE Online players who registered for the DUST 514 closed beta will be sent on Friday, May 18th instead. We apologize for the unexpected delay. However, there will be a special event this weekend for those of you that will receive the codes this Friday. We will be releasing details about the event shortly. Thank you.

CCP will be revealing more details about DUST 514 at this year’s E3 convention. Head over to the DUST 514 website to sign up for a chance at the beta.


EVE Online Players and Fanfest Attendees Gain First Access

Reykjavik, Iceland - 17 May 2012 - Today CCP Games is proud to announce that players can register for beta access to its upcoming free-to-play first person shooter, DUST 514, set to launch later this year exclusively on PlayStation® 3. The registration page is now live and players can register at

DUST 514 is one of the most anticipated titles of 2012, and CCP is ready to accept sign ups from fans and gamers eagerly awaiting their chance to try out the revolutionary shooter. If accepted, beta registrants will be notified with an email invitation and instructions on how to access the beta. Thousands of players have already been able to experience DUST 514 during its closed beta, and CCP is beginning to let limited numbers of players join the action. Select players from CCP’s MMO EVE Online will gain entry into the DUST 514 beta this week, as well as all those who attended the EVE Fanfest convention in Iceland this past March. The beta will continue to expand throughout the summer, and CCP will discuss more details at this year’s Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3).

DUST 514 brings intense infantry combat, large scale warfare and rich character advancement to the PlayStation®3 in a system-exclusive free-to-play persistent shooter set in, and integrated with, the massive universe of EVE Online. Wage war in the next generation of first person shooters, where your next victory could prove the crushing blow to a galactic empire of thousands of online gamers.

DUST 514 is set to launch in 2012, exclusively on PlayStation3. For more information visit and follow DUST 514 on Facebook and Twitter (@dust514).

E3 attendees can experience DUST 514 in Sony’s booth in the West Hall!

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