The upcoming MMOFPS DUST 514, is going to be launched on PlayStation 3CCP Games has announced that its innovative MMOFPS, DUST 514, will be free-to-play on the PlayStation 3 computer entertainment system.
DUST 514 is the first console game of its kind, set in the massive shared, persistent EVE OnlineUniverse.
Closed private trials of DUST 514 began in December 2011 and will be organically expanding throughout the beta period. The game is scheduled to launch later this year.
Players will be able to download the game for free via PlayStation network and jump directly into the most enthralling and sophisticated virtual world ever created. The first global hands-on demonstration of DUST 514 will take place at CCPs EVE Fanfest March 22-24 in Reykjavik, Iceland.
DUST 514 has everything you could want in a shooter: thrilling gameplay, spectacular graphics and an incredible strategic depth that comes from sharing the living universe of EVE Online, said CCP CEO Hilmar Pétursson. DUST 514 embodies the passion and creativity the world has come to expect from CCP, and we think PlayStation 3 owners will be amazed at the opportunity to play such a groundbreaking new game of this caliber for free.
"As the first true free-to-play FPS on PS3, Dust 514 signifies a big step forward in the evolution of console gaming," said Phil Rosenberg, SVP of Business Development, Sony Computer Entertainment America LLC. "PS3 is the only platform where players will experience a AAA game like this for free and showcases our commitment to deliver the best games exclusively on PlayStation Network."