Publisher Square Enix has announced that its Legacy of Kain spin-off MMO Nosgoth will enter open beta testing at some point this winter.

Nosgoth, a free-to-play multiplayer game that pits humans against vampires in a player-versus-player battle for control of the gothic online world has been in closed beta since February. Square Enix has yet to reveal a release date for the game, but the publisher is currently hosting a free beta weekend for anyone with a PC and a valid Steam account. According to the publisher, anyone who takes part in this free weekend will earn double experience points and an exclusive in-game badge.

Full details can be found on the Free Weekend FAQ, though keep in mind that this gratis gameplay periods ends at 3 a.m. ET on Tuesday, August 11.
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