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1047 Games have announced that due to the explosion in popularity that Splitgate, the FPS with portals will see the current Open Beta extended with no end date.

They also recently announced that Splitgate has officially seen more than 10 million downloads, with server capacity being increased once again to cope with the rush of players flowing in to see what the fuss is about. 1047 also teased that there will be a "significant announcement" for players at this month's Gamescom 2021 which begins on August 24.

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From the press release:

“This has been the most surreal time of my life,” said Ian Proulx, CEO and co-founder of 1047 Games. “The fan support has been incredible as we work to improve the player experience. We never dreamed of having to scale this big this quickly, and as a result we have had to overcome challenges to keep up with player demand. We met several major milestones in a short time, creating a stable platform where fans can expect to find a server to play on relatively quickly, and I’m proud of what our team has accomplished – but there’s a lot more to come!”

Proulx continued, “In looking at the issues facing the scalability of the game’s backend, the process includes far more than simply dealing with server capacity. We are focused on keeping the game stable for fans, and iterating on the game’s concurrent capacity in order to minimize player wait times. We want to do this the right way, and we want to be prepared for massive scale when we officially launch, all the while continuing to improve the beta with frequent updates, additional features, and improvements to server capacity.”

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MayeulC 20 Aug
Also, the beta playlist ends on the 24th of August.

I've been playing it a lot recently, it's quite fun. If anyone wants a referral code, here's mine: E5YY8B ;)
t3g 20 Aug
Are they looking to start charging for this game or will it remain free to play?
Liam Dawe 21 Aug
Quoting: t3gAre they looking to start charging for this game or will it remain free to play?
It's staying free to play.
Willdrick 21 Aug
Are you guys able to play the native version? I used to run it via Proton but it seems that the EQU8 anticheat thingy now is blocking us.

Native is giving me a UE4 crash reporter dialog instantly, and discord is full
McMarius11 22 Aug
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Quoting: WilldrickAre you guys able to play the native version? I used to run it via Proton but it seems that the EQU8 anticheat thingy now is blocking us.

Native is giving me a UE4 crash reporter dialog instantly, and discord is full

native works for me on my Laptop/AMD-Ryzen and Desktop/Nvidia, im running Manjaro KDE if that helps.


Last edited by McMarius11 on 22 August 2021 at 4:57 pm UTC
holisticboy 23 Aug
Quoting: WilldrickAre you guys able to play the native version? I used to run it via Proton but it seems that the EQU8 anticheat thingy now is blocking us.

Native is giving me a UE4 crash reporter dialog instantly, and discord is full
Try verifying the files, I had the same issue and it had to re-download one of the files that became corrupt. After that, it worked just fine (this is on Nvidia)
MayeulC 24 Aug
Quoting: WilldrickAre you guys able to play the native version? I used to run it via Proton but it seems that the EQU8 anticheat thingy now is blocking us.

Native is giving me a UE4 crash reporter dialog instantly, and discord is full

I experience crashes and freezes sometimes, but otherwise it's running fine natively (AMD/flatpak, see my profile info).


Last edited by MayeulC on 24 August 2021 at 2:17 pm UTC
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