Paradox Interactive is now taking pre-orders for The Showdown Effect, the forthcoming multiplayer 2.5D bullet-spewing engine of chaos from critically acclaimed developer Arrowhead Game Studios. Furthermore, all players who pre-order the videogame will be granted instant access to the Beta test, scheduled to begin today, 31st January, 2013.
Players who pre-order The Showdown Effect will also receive bonus features, including a new weapon skin allowing them to wield the deadly Fusion Saber of Light. For those who pre-order the Digital Deluxe Edition, those bonuses will also include two more weapon skins, two bonus outfits including a Magicka robe, and even a free copy of Magicka – suitable for playing, or for gifting an unsuspecting foe right in the face.
Beta testing for The Showdown Effect begins today, and those heroes whom destiny has chosen will be gradually invited to do battle with everything and anything they can get their hands on. It will also be possible to join their ranks by pre-ordering the videogame, granting instant beta access alongside several other bonuses.
The videogame is available for pre-purchase from today at http://theshowdowneffect.com/buy, where would-be action heroes will have to make the life-or-death decision between getting The Showdown Effect or the Digital Deluxe Edition of The Showdown Effect. Electronic Theatre will keep you updated with all the latest details on The Showdown Effect and other forthcoming titles from Paradox Interactive.