Dark Souls II last beta code just announced

#1 Edited by Savage (316 posts) -

A heads-up for fellow duders: the access code for the final phase of the Dark Souls II beta has been publicly announced, and anyone with a PS3 can use it to get into the third and final phase of the beta (edit: code has been clarified to be valid only in "American territories"). I just used the code and got in, myself.

38QQ-8DNE-97AA

This code is universal and was posted publicly by Namco minutes ago on their official Facebook page, so it is meant to be used by anyone who wants it. However, it will expire after 90000 people have redeemed it, so don't wait too long.

You can redeem on the code on your PS3, by going to the PlayStation Store and selecting Redeem Code. Alternatively, you can redeem the code by signing into your SEN (PSN) account on the official website here:

https://account.sonyentertainmentnetwork.com/liquid/cam/account/giftcard/redeem-gift-card-flow.action?

The beta itself is not live for playing yet, but will be live for a brief 3 hour stretch, starting on October 27 from 2 AM to 5 AM EDT (A.K.A. Oct 26 11 PM to Oct 27 2 AM PDT). This means, if you successfully redeem the code above and download the game client on your PS3, you'll be able to start up the game and play only during that 3 hour window, not before or after then.

The content of this last phase of the beta is expected to be the same as that of the first two phases.

#2 Posted by Demoskinos (14559 posts) -

God damn it. I hate this. Stuck at work every time one of these drop.

#3 Posted by iAmJohn (6108 posts) -

@demoskinos: Follow the link in the OP. I'm at work too and I was able to redeem the code no issue.

#4 Posted by Yummylee (21242 posts) -

''The Prepaid card code you entered is incorrect or is no longer valid''

...Oh well, I guess =/

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#5 Posted by Grissefar (2842 posts) -

Wow thanks man. I just tested and it has to be a US account, otherwise it says The Prepaid Card code you entered is incorrect or is no longer valid. What the fuck? Get your shit together, Sony.

God damn it. I hate this. Stuck at work every time one of these drop.

Do you not have internet at work?

#6 Posted by Mittt (45 posts) -

Worked for me! Thanks, duder.

#7 Edited by JayEH (516 posts) -

Thanks, but how stupid is that its from 2 to 5 am only. I don't know if I want to play it that bad.

#8 Posted by Demoskinos (14559 posts) -

@grissefar: Nope. Ive got my phone and that's it and the SEN store doesn't load on my phone.

#9 Posted by Magris (54 posts) -

Was able to redeem it, thanks mate!

#10 Posted by mrfluke (5088 posts) -

Fucking A! thank you so much OP.

#11 Edited by Marz (5642 posts) -

thanks for the heads up, almost forgot about this.

#12 Edited by Nekroskop (2786 posts) -

The beta is on PSN+ in Europe for free also.

#13 Edited by Seauton (113 posts) -

Worked for me, so thanks a ton OP, but fucking 2am? Thats insane.

#14 Edited by Grissefar (2842 posts) -

@grissefar: Nope. Ive got my phone and that's it and the SEN store doesn't load on my phone.

Oh no problem man, just phone the code with the link and your account information to someone and have them snatch the beta for ya.

#15 Edited by FunkasaurasRex (847 posts) -

@yummylee: Are you certain you entered it correctly? It looks like its first come first serve and I was able to redeem it just fine.

#16 Posted by mrfluke (5088 posts) -

@rorie @ltsquigs @vinny

just tagging these guys to this thread to give them a heads up in case they didnt know.

#17 Posted by juice8367 (438 posts) -

Worked for me! Thanks!

#18 Posted by Yummylee (21242 posts) -

@yummylee: Are you certain you entered it correctly? It looks like its first come first serve and I was able to redeem it just fine.

I copy/pasted it section by section. Must be a US only thing, though as posted above it's apparently available for Europeans on the store if you have PS+. I don't, mind... but eh, I'm still OK in waiting till the full release.

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#19 Posted by Zeik (2207 posts) -

@yummylee said:

@funkasaurasrex said:

@yummylee: Are you certain you entered it correctly? It looks like its first come first serve and I was able to redeem it just fine.

I copy/pasted it section by section. Must be a US only thing, though as posted above it's apparently available for Europeans on the store if you have PS+. I don't, mind... but eh, I'm still OK in waiting till the full release.

Yes, I'm pretty sure each region has their own code.

#20 Posted by PlowDriver (32 posts) -

Thanks duder can't wait to play this!

#21 Posted by The_Great_Time_Muffin (30 posts) -

Worked for me just now in Canada. Thanks for posting this.

#22 Posted by SuperWristBands (2266 posts) -

Got it in Canada too. Thanks for the heads up. Guess I'm gonna have to set my alarm for 1AM CDT.

#23 Edited by Grissefar (2842 posts) -

@yummylee said:

@funkasaurasrex said:

@yummylee: Are you certain you entered it correctly? It looks like its first come first serve and I was able to redeem it just fine.

I copy/pasted it section by section. Must be a US only thing, though as posted above it's apparently available for Europeans on the store if you have PS+. I don't, mind... but eh, I'm still OK in waiting till the full release.

C'mon you gotta make a US account man. It takes less than five minutes. Maybe less. Some people have even been speculated to be doing it in four seconds.

#24 Posted by L1GHTN1N (438 posts) -

Worked for me, huge thanks for posting this!

#25 Posted by rempresent (98 posts) -

I got in, thanks for posting the code duder!

#26 Edited by TheManWithNoPlan (5208 posts) -

Wow! Thanks Op. I guess I'll get into the beta after all. A little early for me at 5 A.M., but regardless I'm glad I'll get to try it out.

#27 Posted by Demoskinos (14559 posts) -

@demoskinos said:

@grissefar: Nope. Ive got my phone and that's it and the SEN store doesn't load on my phone.

Oh no problem man, just phone the code with the link and your account information to someone and have them snatch the beta for ya.

Well, I'm home now and somehow its not all used up yet. Manged to snag it.

#28 Edited by Grissefar (2842 posts) -

@demoskinos said:

@grissefar said:

@demoskinos said:

@grissefar: Nope. Ive got my phone and that's it and the SEN store doesn't load on my phone.

Oh no problem man, just phone the code with the link and your account information to someone and have them snatch the beta for ya.

Well, I'm home now and somehow its not all used up yet. Manged to snag it.

So the 90k key lasted longer than the 5k key I can hardly believe my own eyes. Whatever will I do.

#29 Posted by Vashyron (198 posts) -

I JUST redeemed my code for the network test and I got in, so uh...there's still some room in case anyone is wondering.

#30 Edited by Flacracker (1594 posts) -

Same, but that 2AM to 5AM on sunday sounds bad.

#31 Posted by MentalDisruption (1618 posts) -

I just got in as well. After getting errors all day when it first sent out I figured I was screwed, but it looks like I have a reason to stay up all night after all. Maybe I'll just go to bed early and wake up when it starts.

#32 Posted by Grissefar (2842 posts) -

@savage said:

A heads-up for fellow duders: the access code for the final phase of the Dark Souls II beta has been publicly announced, and anyone with a PS3 can use it to get into the third and final phase of the beta (edit: code has been clarified to be valid only in "American territories"). I just used the code and got in, myself.

38QQ-8DNE-97AA

This code is universal and was posted publicly by Namco minutes ago on their official Facebook page, so it is meant to be used by anyone who wants it. However, it will expire after 90000 people have redeemed it, so don't wait too long.

You can redeem on the code on your PS3, by going to the PlayStation Store and selecting Redeem Code. Alternatively, you can redeem the code by signing into your SEN (PSN) account on the official website here:

https://account.sonyentertainmentnetwork.com/liquid/cam/account/giftcard/redeem-gift-card-flow.action?

The beta itself is not live for playing yet, but will be live for a brief 3 hour stretch, starting on October 27 from 2 AM to 5 AM EDT (A.K.A. Oct 26 11 PM to Oct 27 2 AM PDT). This means, if you successfully redeem the code above and download the game client on your PS3, you'll be able to start up the game and play only during that 3 hour window, not before or after then.

The content of this last phase of the beta is expected to be the same as that of the first two phases.

And how do you know what time it is? All I can find is the European PS+ ps blog announcement which is of course the same time as the US key beta but it still pisses me off that it doesn't say the time anywhere, you know? I've been to the official Dark Souls beta page and their facebook page, and nothing. Of course, I've launched the beta itself, which doesn't announce the time either. How terrible is that? But it is nice to see a real beta that doesn't feel like a demo, which is rare these days.

#33 Edited by Savage (316 posts) -
#34 Edited by Grissefar (2842 posts) -
#35 Edited by TheManWithNoPlan (5208 posts) -

Glad I remembered today. I'm gonna have to go to bed early and set an alarm for 2 A.M. Real excited to get some hands on time with the game. Hopefully Vinny's able to play too this time.

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