XL Games’ highly anticipated MMORPG <Civilization Online> is kicking off its first CBT on 27th. As you noticed from its title, the game is based on Sid Meier’s Civilization series. Grammy awarded song <Baba Yetu>’s compsoer Christopher Tin also participated in the game by composing another Civilization game main theme song called Song of the Moutain.
XL Games released a promotional trailer and announced the first CBT schedule today. The test will take place for a week from May 27 to June 1, recruiting 10,000 testers with Windows 7 64bit OS only. Testers can choose one out of four civilizations and live as a farmer, miner, engineer, etc.
The developer is trying to make maximum 3,000 players interact simultaneously in a session. As you meet certain goals for each session, the session concludes with rewards and next session gets started.