Nexuiz PC public beta opens today

THQ and Machinima today announced the launch of a public PC beta for Nexuiz, an arena-based first person shooter where you can alter the rules of the match and the law of physics while dominating opponents.

Access keys for the beta can be claimed on a first come, first served basis via Alienware's website.

Following a successful Xbox 360 launch, Nexuiz is set to launch on PC on May 3rd for $9.99. The PC version of Nexuiz will include "a number of enhancements and changes" over the console version including:

  • Dedicated server support and game browser
  • Enhanced, CryENGINE 3 powered graphics with DX11 support
  • Advanced custom controls, new HUD and a 15 percent increase to player speed for ultimate twitch-shooter experience — and immersive feedback utilizing Alien FX by Alienware! 

Nexuiz on PC is available for pre-order from Steam with a 10% discount applied to all pre-orders. More details can be found here.