We knew the beta was gearing up, but we had no idea it'd be so soon. Consider us pleasantly surprised! Warner Bros. has dated the closed Gotham City Impostors beta for October 5, this upcoming Wednesday, 1UP reports.

If you're one of the lucky chosen few, you'll want to check out the above video, which walks us through customizing a loadout and some of the core gameplay mechanics. It's also got an eerily cheery dude with a soul patch named Lucas, if that's what you're into.

This article was originally published on Joystiq.

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