RUSE public beta on Steam

Six factions, seven maps up for trial

Ubisoft's confirmed that the public beta test for promising RTS, R.U.S.E. is now available for download via Steam.

"In the public beta, players will have the opportunity to choose one of the 6 unique factions available in the game (US, UK, GER, USSR, FRANCE, IT) and train themselves against the artificial intelligence on the 'Blitz' map before entering the multiplayer challenge," it says.


"With 7 multiplayer maps (from 1 vs. 1 to 4 vs. 4...or free for all) players will be able to test their strategist skills against enemies combining up to 10 different ruses to lure their opponents in one of the 3 multiplayer game modes (1939, 1942, 1945)."

The full game is scheduled for release on June 3 on Xbox 360, PS3 and PC. Read our RUSE preview for more.