Xbox 360 RTS AirMech Arena enters closed beta July 23

Carbon Games is now accepting signups for an AirMech Arena closed beta launching on July 23 for the Xbox 360.

Announced earlier this year, AirMech Arena is an upgraded and expanded take on Carbon's browser-based RTS AirMech, offering a redesigned control scheme to suit the platform shift. Players control gigantic transforming robots in a series of strategic battles across free-to-play single-player and team-based multiplayer modes.

Carbon notes that the beta version of AirMech Arena will include all features and unlockables from the full game, including its multiplayer modes. An Xbox Live Gold account is required for beta multiplayer sessions.

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AIRMECH® ARENA ANNOUNCES CLOSED BETA

Sign Up Today for the July 23 Closed Beta

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - July 16, 2014 - Today, Ubisoft® and Carbon Games announced that AirMech® Arena, the fast-paced real-time strategy game, free to play* for all Xbox Live accounts on the Xbox 360 games and entertainment system from Microsoft, will have a closed beta starting July 23. Players interested in participating can sign up now at airmecharena.com.

The closed beta will include all of the features slated for release with the full game, including single-player, multiplayer cooperative and multiplayer competitive gameplay for teams of two to three players. Teamwork is vital to succeed in multiplayer and co-op as players must work together to defend their fortresses against an onslaught of relentless enemies.

In AirMech Arena, players command giant transforming robots that fight to capture and protect bases while building colossal armies to take on waves of enemies. As players conquer fortresses, they unlock powerful units, pilots, items and AirMechs and can customize their armies to fit their personal gameplay preferences.

Please visit airmecharena.com and follow on Twitter @AirMechArena.

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*Additional in-game content available and sold separately. For multiplayer modes on Xbox, Xbox Live Gold membership (sold separately) required.

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This article was originally published on Joystiq.