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.
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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