For all those of you who bought the standard version of RO2 on Steam, who have since decided that you want to play the Beta NOW (not to mention get the other goodies we threw in to the Deluxe version) – Valve have now added an upgrade path for you. No more need to refund and re-buy. Just head over to the Steam store page (http://store.steampowered.com/app/35450/) and add the “Digital Deluxe Upgrade” to your cart. Then you can join in the Beta as fast as you can download it.
For those of you who bought from other digital outlets, go and get them to do the same!
An old friend of ours, Jim Zabek, has been playing the beta some over the last week or so and has now put together a preview piece over at Armchair general. For the grognards among us, Armchair General, is a well-known and loved site. If you don’t what a “grognard” is, its about time you went and learnt a bit more about military history and strategy – and Armchair General is the place to go! Whichever camp you fall into, Jim’s piece is a good read: click HERE!
In a change from RO2 news – here is something from the Rising Storm team: they are running a competition to get your face into the mod. They need 1 more Japanese volunteer and 8 to be “Americans”. [They don't have to BE American - I'm thinking Damien Lewis in BoB here, of course.] There are also some prizes on offer, so head over the to the Rising Storm website to find all the details!