How chivalrous is it, actually, to collapse somebody’s face with a warhammer? We’ll all get an opportunity to discover out later this month when upcoming PC game Chivalry 2 runs an open beta to test its cross-play performance forward of its full launch in early June.

As Jordan mentioned in his Chivalry 2 gameplay preview, Chivalry 2 trades among the technical mastery facets of Mordhau’s spin on the medieval multiplayer melee for chaotic enjoyable and bloody spectacle. It’s additionally a recreation you’ll have the option to play with associates on consoles, because it’s launching with cross-play enabled throughout PC, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, PlayStation 4, and PlayStation 5. The cross-play open beta runs May 27 – June 1, with the Chivalry 2 release date set for the next week.

The open beta allows full cross-play throughout platforms, and it’s free for all gamers. You’ll have the option to check out the brand new Slaughter of Coxwell, Battle of Darkforest, and Siege of Rudhelm group goal maps, the brand new Battle of Wardenglade and Tournament Grounds group deathmatch and free-for-all maps, and the brand new free-for-all recreation mode that’s basically only a violent human blender unfold throughout about an acre of terrain.

 

Some new options are included within the beta, too, together with duel servers, full character customisation, choices to choose 64- or 40-player servers, and assist for same-platform events.

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You can download the Chivalry 2 open beta client from the Epic Games Store starting May 26.

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