Video: Why you really should be playing as a monster in Evolve

Xbox One exclusive open beta kicks off on 15 January.

The third of Evolve's monsters has now been unveiled; the Wraith is a small and agile beast that excels in deception and dealing large amounts of damage in close quarters combat. Essentially, she's the assassin to the Goliath's warrior and the Kraken's mage. Clever girl. She's also an ideal choice of monster for Evolve beginners, so put down that assault rifle and consider forsaking your friends and just focusing on being the best gosh darn bad guy you can be. If that hasn't filled your boots, check back tomorrow for everything you need to know about Evolve's Evacuation campaign mode.

2K and Turtle Rock have also announced that the open beta for the game will run from January 15-19, exclusively on Xbox One. The beta will grant players access to the game's Hunt mode, allowing them to unlock new Monsters and Hunters as they play, and unlocks will then carry over to the final retail version of the game. From January 17, the beta will also offer access to Evacuation, Evolve's five mission campaign that "combines the full array of maps and modes into a unique and highly replayable experience."

Sometimes we include links to online retail stores. If you click on one and make a purchase we may receive a small commission. Read our policy.

Jump to comments (15)

About the author

Aoife Wilson

Aoife Wilson

Video Team  |  AoifeLockhart

Aoife is a writer, video producer and TV presenter. Also Khaleesi, though legally speaking she owns no land, army or dragons. Yet.

Related

You may also enjoy...

Far Cry 6 narrative director issues statement after politics backlash

"Our story is political. A story about a modern revolution must be."

Destiny 2 Vault of Glass guide, changes and everything else you need to know about the returning raid

Our complete walkthrough for Destiny's Vault of Glass raid, complete with boss strategies and combat tips.

Comments (15)

Comments for this article are now closed. Thanks for taking part!

Hide low-scoring comments
Order
Threading
Eurogamer.net

Buy things with globes on them

And other lovely Eurogamer merch in our official store!

Eurogamer Merch