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Uncharted 3 Beta Confirmed, Get In By Purchasing inFamous 2

When it comes to Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception, any and all info is welcome.

And a veritable treasure trove of info just came from a recent interview with Naughty Dog boss Christophe Balestra, as posted in the GameTrailers forums.

Firstly, we now have a confirmation of the multiplayer beta and a start date: July 7, with PlayStation Plus members getting into the action on June 28. You can nab a spot in that beta by purchasing inFamous 2, by the way. Split-screen fun was also confirmed, and customization for multiplayer will be included; you'll be able to customize both your equipment and weapons. New modes like 3-team Deathmatch (2 on 2 on 2) are coming and oh yes, the ability to interact with enemies while hanging from ledges, which is just way cool.

Some of the details pertain to the single-player, too, like that part about dangling from ledges and tossing foes. Weapon customization is another feature that should be included in the campaign, and we remain a little hazy on that split-screen part...is it for the campaign or straight multiplayer? Well, we'll find out soon enough but the other information is good enough for now.

Related Game(s): Uncharted 3

Tags: uncharted 3, drakes deception, uncharted 3 details

4/18/2011 10:24:50 AM Ben Dutka

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Comments (35 posts)

Bugzbunny109
Monday, April 18, 2011 @ 10:40:22 AM
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Sweet! I already pre-ordered both U3 and Infamous 2.

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sniperflash
Monday, April 18, 2011 @ 10:45:06 AM
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man i really love how they are throwing these beta codes in to a game

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DazeOfWar
Monday, April 18, 2011 @ 11:06:39 AM
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Awesome. Sony is just hooking it up this year. KZ3 beta, Socom 4, Resistance 3, and now U3. I love it.

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WorldEndsWithMe
Monday, April 18, 2011 @ 11:58:48 AM
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Called it! Yay! My Hero edition of i2 has got me covered :)

They should put in the vertical ledge shooting abilities that Dark Void had. It would be perfect for Uncharted.

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SvenMD
Monday, April 18, 2011 @ 11:59:04 AM
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I don't think you'll have to twist my arm too much to purchase inFamous 2, but this is an awesome little perk!

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WorldEndsWithMe
Monday, April 18, 2011 @ 12:13:07 PM

*twist*

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slugga_status
Monday, April 18, 2011 @ 12:03:05 PM
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Man it feels good to have PS Plus. Have to find somebody to give my code to now..

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Simcoe
Monday, April 18, 2011 @ 12:53:35 PM

lol That's what I did with the SOCOM code that came with Killzone 3!

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Pandacastro
Monday, April 18, 2011 @ 12:03:13 PM
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July 7 is my birthday !! Time to get ps plus

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MadKatBebop
Monday, April 18, 2011 @ 12:09:45 PM
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Awesome I hope I can get Infamous 2 when it comes, I'm really short on money.

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WorldEndsWithMe
Monday, April 18, 2011 @ 12:13:22 PM

There's time to save man.

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ace_boon_coon
Monday, April 18, 2011 @ 1:39:48 PM

Put up five bucks a week, and you'll have the cash. Amazon is your friend; make sure you order there.

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MadKatBebop
Monday, April 18, 2011 @ 6:46:45 PM

I hope I can save up enough by then. Steam has been really taking a lot of my money lately with all those cheap deals.

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bigrailer19
Monday, April 18, 2011 @ 12:14:19 PM
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It's only fitting to do this bundle type deal again. Considering they had the UC2 beta in, infamous. Anyways both games are on my purchase list, obviously. I actually didn't think ND would do a beta until later. Only cus considering there isn't much wrong with UC2. But betas are good, and doing them early, instead of a month before launch does two things. One, it actually give the developer time to iron out bugs. And two, it puts a downtime on the players between the beta close and release date, keeping fans interested.

On another note, I will be extremely frustrated if the campaign has split screen, even a co op mp campaign. Only because it's such a great, no the best single player campaigns I've played. I don't want that hindered in any way. But what they did in UC2 with the mp co op was awesome, I still wish we had more dlc for that. So that is welcome, it is alternate from the story yet familiar. Also no matter what they do to the mp to beef it up is great. I really like the 2 team deathmatch idea! That will be fun and interesting!



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aaronisbla
Monday, April 18, 2011 @ 12:46:55 PM
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Well i guess i'll be in this beta, really have no choice

Also, interacting with enemies near the ledge is nothing new, i threw plenty of players over the edge playing multiplayer UC2 unless you mean something a bit different

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aaronisbla
Monday, April 18, 2011 @ 1:08:51 PM

ah ok, i see we will able to kick and actually fight with others who are on the same ledge with us

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Kiryu
Monday, April 18, 2011 @ 12:53:51 PM
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Yes Infamous 2 and Uncharted 3 for the next few months!

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TheOldOne
Monday, April 18, 2011 @ 1:00:10 PM
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By buying an awesome ps3 exclusive you get a pass to the beta of a sure to be master piece (also ps3 exclusive)...sweet!

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ace_boon_coon
Monday, April 18, 2011 @ 1:19:15 PM
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This is smart marketing by Sony. You can also get into the R3 beta by purchasing Socom 4.

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Lawless SXE
Monday, April 18, 2011 @ 1:22:16 PM
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3 team deathmatch sounds interesting. Of course, I'll be unable to try it, but it's just different. And to all the people getting into the beta, congratulations. I just want the full games. Absolutely can't wait.
Peace.

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Danny007
Monday, April 18, 2011 @ 1:59:42 PM
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Did I really need another reason to buy inFamous 2?

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Oxvial
Monday, April 18, 2011 @ 2:05:27 PM
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Infamous 2 didn't need to have this to be a day one... great bonus =)

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frylock25
Monday, April 18, 2011 @ 2:19:38 PM
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my 3 top games for this year. uncharted 3, infamous 2, portal 2. if money allows i want twisted metal and resistance 3 also. since i have plus i will get in any way but i will find someone that cant and get them in. so many games i want to play it is unreal.

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Drake88
Monday, April 18, 2011 @ 2:30:00 PM
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y'all need to check the MP for uncharted 3, hands down, GOTY again, period. and thank you I2 for the early access.:)

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th3_bLy
Monday, April 18, 2011 @ 2:30:08 PM
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I was gonna wait to play Infamous 2.. But now I'm sold for a day one purchase.

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gangan19
Monday, April 18, 2011 @ 2:33:13 PM
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look at this one here


http://www.g4tv.com/games/ps3/64706/uncharted-3-drakes-deception/articles/74267/Uncharted-3-Multiplayer-First-Look-Details/

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PSTan
Monday, April 18, 2011 @ 3:58:43 PM
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Check it out guys, ND released a multiplayer trailer...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kIZk_KC6vSE

Anyone else as excited as pretty every PS3 owner out there?

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LightShow
Monday, April 18, 2011 @ 5:00:30 PM
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deja vu...

if i remember right they did the same thing with inFamous and uncharted 2

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thj_1980
Monday, April 18, 2011 @ 6:01:54 PM
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Infamous 1 had uncharted 2 beta and now same thing again!!!!!

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Excelsior1
Monday, April 18, 2011 @ 6:49:39 PM
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i'm very excited for both games. i'm curious to see how uc3 will do sales wise. uc2 sales were very sluggish at first. it sold like 650,000 copies in oct alone, but that was kind of weak for one of the best reviewed games of this gen,

there are more ps3's out here now, and surely most ps3 owners are aware of this franchise. people need to make sure this is a day 1 purchase. uc3 sales will say a lot about how many hardcore gamers are left on the ps3.

what do you guys think? any predictions for uc3 sales the 1st month?

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Lairfan
Monday, April 18, 2011 @ 7:14:16 PM

Dude, UC2 overall sold up to 5 million copies overall last I heard. It doesn't really matter how many it sells in the first couple of weeks for an exclusive, it just matters how well it holds up. And seeing what Uncharted 2 did, it held up very easily and even increased in sales over time.

As for UC3, I wouldn't expect it to be too high in sales in the first month. The Elder Scrolls V is coming out only 10 days after UC3, and I know a lot of gamers who are completely skipping on UC3 because they're Elder Scrolls crazed. I'm hoping it pulls another UC2, though, and keeps doing better and better over time.

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Lairfan
Monday, April 18, 2011 @ 7:18:06 PM
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Sounds freaking awesome. Somehow ND added things to the game I never thought they would need to add, yet somehow they appear to make the game even better. Just look at the numerous articles on all the multiplayer improvements, and the new multiplayer trailer.

UC3's shaping up to be another GotY at this rate, although it'll have steep competition this year (inFamous 2 anyone?).

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Excelsior1
Monday, April 18, 2011 @ 9:57:00 PM

I know it went on to sale a lot of copies, but it did not even chart for the the first 20 weeks, people used its sales and kz2 as proof games do not do as good on the ps3. the only ps3 exclusive that really tore up the charts was gow3.

just wait until gears of war 3 drops. it will sell millions of copies in the first month. i want uc3 to do as well, we will see. i think sony has lost a lot of the hardcore gamers that make day1 purchases for whatever reasons. a triple a exclusive like uc3 should be able to sale millions in the 1st month. it's the sequel to 1 of the best reviewed games of all time. people should be lining up for it.

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WNDRTWN1
Monday, April 18, 2011 @ 8:00:36 PM
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Already got the Hero Edition preordered. Man, I can't wait!!!

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sirbob6
Monday, April 18, 2011 @ 10:34:53 PM
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This simply reinforces my plans to pre-order the Hero edition.

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