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Dreadnought launches open beta on PS4

Spaceship shape.

Dreadnought goes into open beta on PlayStation 4 today.

Dreadnought is a class-based competitive multiplayer game featuring big spaceships. Think Team Fortress meets Battlestar Galactica. The video below gives you an idea of how it plays.

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Developer Yager, which also made Spec Ops: The Line and the cancelled Dead Island 2, said it's added a friends list that lets you see all your PSN friends who play Dreadnought and easily add them. You can also create a squad, which lets you fight with two of your friends.

There's a PC version, but Yager said there are no plans for cross-platform play. So, purchases (Dreadnought is free-to-download), progress, matchmaking and your friend list are all exclusive to your platform of choice.

All PS4 players get the Hactar Hero Ship for free. Here's the official blurb: "The Hactar is no rookie vessel. It's a menacing, Tier-IV Tactical Cruiser with a screaming head at its bow-and plenty of offensive firepower."

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