Transformers Universe

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Transformers Universe open beta begins tomorrow

Transformers Universe goes into open beta tomorrow.

Developer Jagex, of Runescape fame, said it will launch a double experience point weekend to coincide with the launch of the open beta. You can sign up on the official Transformers Universe website.

Transformers Universe is a PC and Mac free-to-play third-person multiplayer online battle arena game in which you control new range of Transformers.

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Jagex confirms layoffs at Transformers Universe team

Jagex confirms layoffs at Transformers Universe team

Insider reveals concern about development.

UK developer Jagex has confirmed 13 people have been made redundant from the Transformers Universe team.

Jagex, which makes MMO Runescape, told Eurogamer the layoffs will not "adversely impact" the free-to-play browser MMO, but according to a source close to the matter concern is building over the quality of the game.

Eurogamer understands the layoffs were triggered by tech changes to the project. It had been decided that Transformers Universe should be built using established technology rather than in-house technology, and as a result fewer staff were needed.

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Robots smash it in first Transformers Universe gameplay video

The first Transformers Universe gameplay trailer has been released. There it is down there!

Transformers Universe is the free-to-play browser MMO based on the famous robot toys. You pick a side: Autobot or Decepticon and recruit a squad. It's out next year.

Meanwhile, beta registrations for the game are open now. Register at TransformersUniverse.com.

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Transformers Universe beta

Transformers Universe beta "very soon"

Jagex details its upcoming MMO.

Beta testing for free-to-play browser MMO Transformers Universe will begin "very soon", creator Jagex has informed Eurogamer.

The game's executive producer Kris Jones shared that and more during a long chat about the head-turning new IP.

"It's very soon," said Jones of the beta. "It's not going to be far away.

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