“Gundam Versus” Open Beta Runs September 2 and 3 in the West

Bandai Namco has been sharing plenty of previews for Gundam Versus DLC that’s coming to Japan, but now it’s time to switch focus back to the upcoming western release. As revealed over the weekend, an open beta is scheduled for North America and Europe on September 2 and 3, and will be available to all PS4 owners, including those who don’t have a PS Plus account. 


The Gundam Versus open beta will let players dig into both online and offline modes, with access to 94 Mobile Suits and all Striker units. 


Here’s the full schedule for the Americas:

August 29 – Pre-load available for the GUNDAM VERSUS open beta

September 2 – GUNDAM VERSUS open beta will begin at 12:00am PDT

September 4 – GUNDAM VERSUS open beta will end at 12:00am PDT


Europe is roughly the same:


Bandai Namco notes that the retail version of the game—which launches on September 29—will require PS Plus for online play. 



Joseph Luster is the Games and Web editor at Otaku USA Magazine. You can read his webcomic, BIG DUMB FIGHTING IDIOTS, every week at subhumanzoids. Follow him on Twitter @Moldilox.