THQ has confirmed the start of an Alpha Test for UFC Undisputed 3 will begin on December 14th. They will be conducting open online performance testing (Alpha Server Test) of UFC Undisputed 3 in order to help ensure a great launch when the game drops on February 14th, 2012. THQ has advised that UFC Undisputed 3 is still under heavy online development, and that their primary purpose for conducting this Alpha Server Test is to help alleviate and address any significant online issues. Since they don’t have thousands of testers available within their quality assurance department at THQ they are in need of your help to properly stress test the UFC Undisputed online servers before they go live. This is of course definitely in response to the major online issues that WWE 12′ has been experiencing, they want to make sure the same thing doesn’t happen this time around.
The UFC Undisputed 3 Alpha Server Test will be limited on a first-come, first-serve basis, while keys last, to UFCUndisputed.com registered community users. The keys are expected them to go fast. KEYS WILL BE DISTRIBUTED AT THE SAME TIME THEY GO LIVE, there is no pre-sign up, this is just an announcement message. Please note:
- The Alpha Server Test will open to XBOX 360 users Worldwide on Dec 14th. You will be able to obtain a key right here and then proceed to download immediately.
- The PlayStation 3 test will open at a later date this month for North America only. Check our website and social channels daily for updates.
- You must be registered on this website in order to access the page where we will distribute the keys for each platform.
As of right now, the testing is not planned to last any longer than 2 weeks for each platform. They will notify testers during this period if we extend. If you would like to participate in the upcoming Alpha Server Test it is important you understand and agree to the following when registering and playing:
So they can assess certain performance actions of various features, they need you highly engaged in the following activities:
Participate in as many feedback processes they request
They will be e-mailing all users frequently with various tasks in-game they want you to perform
THQ will host private message boards where we will communicate updates and collect feedback regularly
Agree to accept the NDA which prohibits screen and video captures. Doing so will result in an immediate DQ status of your Alpha Server Test account.
If you join the Alpha Server Test, just be aware that your gameplay experience will NOT be indicative of the final shipped UFC Undisputed 3 game. It’s an alpha test, so you should anticipate technical errors, server downtimes, and general bugs to occur as a part of your online experience during this test, as they are still under a development stage. The focus is almost strictly online performance, but all gameplay feedback will be noted and assessed for post-launch support.
What are you waiting for, sign up already!!