Section 8: Prejudice beta lighting up PCs this fall

TimeGate has announced that a multiplayer beta for the PC version of Section 8: Prejudice will launch sometime this fall. The beta will give players their first look at the new features introduced in the sequel and will also show off the "enhanced" Games for Windows Live integration, which includes "streamlined matchmaking and improved server browsing." You can sign up for the beta right now at the official Section 8: Prejudice website.

While you wait for that precious invite to hit your inbox, check out some new screens of Prejudice in the gallery below.
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Section 8®: Prejudice™ Multiplayer Beta Announced

Sugar Land, Texas – October 19, 2010 – Award-winning independent developer and publisher TimeGate Studios is pleased to announce it will host a multiplayer beta for its forthcoming sci-fi shooter sequel Section 8: Prejudice on Windows PC. Sign-ups for the beta test are now open at www.warisprejudice.com, with the test currently planned to launch this fall.

The beta will provide participants with their first taste of the new features and content introduced in Prejudice, as well as the enhanced Games for Windows-LIVE integration that includes streamlined matchmaking and improved server browsing.

"Feedback from the original Section 8 played a key role in how we shaped Prejudice," said Adel Chaveleh, CEO of TimeGate Studios, "and our multiplayer beta provides the perfect opportunity to further our commitment to the IP and our community. We're very excited to directly engage with our fan base during the beta to see how players react to new features and content. Their valuable feedback will directly shape the final shipping multiplayer experience."

Prejudice is currently expected to arrive on Windows PC, Xbox 360®video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, and PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system in early 2011, offering both exciting, large-scale multiplayer gameplay experience and an engaging single-player campaign.

For more information, visit www.warisprejudice.com and follow Prejudice on Facebook (http://www.facebook.com/section8game).

About TimeGate Studios

TimeGate Studios Inc. (www.timegate.com) is a world-class independent entertainment company specializing in redefining video game genres. The company is dedicated to bringing next-generation, cutting-edge gaming experiences to multiple platforms.

Located in Sugar Land, TX, the company has scored major successes on all major platforms since its founding in 1998. TimeGate distributes its original IP games at retail, through digital download services and via TimeGate's online storefront.

© 2005-2010 TimeGate Studios, Inc. "Section 8", "Prejudice", and "TimeGate" are copyrights and trademarks of TimeGate Studios, Inc. in the United States and elsewhere. All rights reserved.

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Xbox, Xbox 360, and Xbox LIVE are trademarks of the Microsoft group of companies.

"PlayStation" is a registered trademark of Sony Computer Entertainment Inc.

This article was originally published on Joystiq.