After a period of time to get things up and going, the closed beta for Killzone 3 will open to all PS3 owners with a connection to the PlayStation Store.
The beta will be accessible February 2nd and run through February 14th. Giving wanting fans just enough time to try out this highly anticipated shooter. PS3 users will also be able take advantage of the PlayStation Move and stereoscopic 3D features with the beta.
The online beta will offer one map and four game modes from Killzone 3. Frozen Dam is the one map that gamers can access. The PlayStation Blog announcement describes this map as: " a sprawling asymmetrical map set in an old dam facility". The three game modes available are Guerrila Warfare, Warzone, Operations, and Botzone. Guerrila Warfare is essentially Team Deathmatch. Warzone is the same as it was from Killzone 2; Warzone puts 24 players in rounds of mini-missions online. Operations is described mostly as an online campaign. Botzone is where a player trying to learn the game can verse up to 15 AI players. Botzone can be played with any of the other game modes.
The rest of the details of Killzone 3 can be answered by playing the beta that launches February 2nd.