Sony announced today that 256-player first-person shooting spectacular, MAG,
has gone gold in North America, Japan, Korea, and the rest of Asia. It
is now headed off to manufacturing so that the game can make it from
store shelves to PlayStation 3s all over the world. Expect MAG to drop on January 26 in North America and Asia, January 28 in Japan, and January 29 in Korea.
The best news about MAG Beta 5 is that you’ll be able to download the
client in North America starting tomorrow, December 22! Additionally, PS3 owners in Asia can start downloading the file on December 25, while the European store will make it available on January 4.
To get the MAG Beta, your path to playing it is a simple three-step process:
- Log on to the PlayStation Store (tomorrow) and download the MAG Beta file like you would any other freely-available PSN video or demo (298 MB)
- Launch the MAG Beta program from your XMB to download a special
patch that will restart MAG once the update has been received (another
- After the reboot, the beta will reconnect and download the actual
game data so that you can play (1.8 GB – 2.3 GB depending on your