Players eagerly awaiting Battlestar Galactica Online, the highly anticipated space combat MMOG from Bigpoint, can get a ‘jump’ on the competition and be the first to launch a Colonial Viper or Cylon Raider by visiting Syfy.com and Syfy.co.uk where the open beta for the new game will be available exclusively for ONE WEEK ONLY beginning today Tuesday, February 8th (date may be subject to change). Also available to players only at Syfy.com and international Syfy Universal websites are a frakkin’ awesome set of Syfy-inspired Viper and Raider designs, which players can choose to represent them in the on-going battle between the Colonial and Cylon fleets.
Battlestar Galactica Online (http://battlestar-galactica.bigpoint.com/) is a free-to-play, browser-based space combat MMOG that combines high-quality, 3D graphics with intense gameplay. Bigpoint, the global market leader in browser-based massively multiplayer online games (MMOGs), designed and produced the game, which is based on Syfy’s award-winning, internationally popular television series Battlestar Galactica.
In addition to the exclusive one week open beta period at the US and UK Syfy sites, Syfy will also be Bigpoint’s exclusive media partner for a period of six weeks with exclusive marketing rights in the US (http://www.syfy.com/battlestargalacticaonline) and UK (http://www.syfy.co.uk/battlestar-galactica-game).