This weekend, everyone can play Shards Online.The WORLD PREMIERE Shards public pre-alpha preview event begins Thursday 6/5 at 4:00 PM EDT (8:00 PM GMT) and runs through the weekend.
We’re opening our pre-alpha game to the public, with servers set to accommodate up to 400+ players. While we’re at it, we’re taking over the MMORPG Twitch channel.
If you have your own Twitch channel and plan to stream Shards Online, email us at email@example.com; we’ll list your stream on our events page and the official Shards Online channel will follow you!
Please let us know what you thought of the pre-alpha experience on this survey: http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/shardsevent
NOTE: We are lifting the NDA for this weekend. Feel free to openly discuss the game with your friends!
Need details or help? Visit our Preview Weekend Game Guide
Friday – June 6, 2014
7:00 PM EDT – Q&A session with the developers
9:00 PM EDT – PvP Island event
Saturday – June 7, 2014
11:00 AM EDT – Q&A with your Community Team, Aimee and Chrissay
12:00 PM EDT – Play with the team on the Madness shard
1:30 PM EDT – Livestream Shard Hopping
1:40 PM EDT – Massively Interview with Derek Brinkmann on Massively’s twitch channel
4:00 PM EDT – Q&A Session with designer Jim Shea
5:00 PM EDT – Developer Playground
7:00 PM EDT – Q&A Session with the developers
9:00 PM EDT – Battle of the Backers
Sunday – June 8, 2014
11:00 AM EDT – Q&A and demonstration with Systems Designer Bruce Bonnick
1:00 PM EDT – EU Q&A session
3:00 PM EDT – EU PvP Island event
4:00 PM EDT – Interview Q&A session with Draconi
6:00 PM EDT – Weekend Wrapup: additional Q&A with the developers
Thank you everyone for joining us this weekend. We will be posting all of the Q&A and interview sessions on our Youtube channel.
Shards Online Livestreams: