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For Honor Closed Alpha Was Great, Beta Demand Has Increased
Last Week For Honor closed alpha came to an end, and now Ubisoft has revealed that thousands of players were invited for the closed alpha, making it the biggest closed alpha for any Ubisoft game so far.
According to Ubisoft, averagely each player spent 4 hours and 38 minutes in game, also a third of all active players played For Honor during three or more of the alpha’s four days.
Other stats from Ubisoft for For Honor closed alpha include an average of 16 executions and 259 warriors were defeated every second. This totals into 5.58 million executions and 89.6 million warriors killed in the entire closed alpha.
For Honor closed alpha saw an uptime of about 99.95% on console and the average matchmaking time was 20 seconds. According to Ubisoft, at one point the For Honor closed alpha was the second most watched title on Twitch.tv and was ahead of titles like World of Warcraft and Dota 2. Also for the entire duration of the closed alpha, For Honor was in the top 10.
Ubisoft also claims that demand to participate in the open beta from the players in approximately 40 percent higher compared to any previous Ubisoft game.
For Honor will offer both singleplayer and multiplayer experiences, however, many gamers were confused whether or not the multiplayer of For Honor will be playable with bots. Well Ubisoft has cleared this confusion, as recently the company has announced that For Honor’s multiplayer system will allow players to play “online” by themselves, with only bots to deal with, making it perfect for practice.
For Honor is an action hack and slash game in development at Ubisoft Montreal. The game will also feature an hand to hand combat system called “The Art of Battle“, and players will be able to assume the roles of historical soldiers like knights, samurai, and vikings.
For Honor is scheduled to release on February 14, 2017 for PC, Xbox One and PlayStation 4.