Free-to-play mech shooter Hawken will enter open beta later today, once the developer is done "updating and double-checking" existing accounts. We're told to hang in there until it's ready. In the meantime, feel free to
bombard the official site
—new servers apparently had to be added to keep up with demand, and we bet web engineers really appreciate it when we encourage everyone to jam the F5 key.
The cinematic trailer above was posted today to announce the launch, so you could just put that on loop while you wait. Or, and this is probably a better idea, you could
read our preview
from a recent closed beta session, check
Twitter for updates
, and make sure your system is up to the task by checking
the minimum requirements
2 GHz Dual Core
3 GB RAM
512 MB Graphics Card supporting DirectX 9.0c and Shader Model 3.0
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