Nexon changes Extraction back to Dirty Bomb

Free-to-play shooter moving out of limited beta soon

Splash Damage has renamed Extraction to Dirty Bomb - the upcoming free-to-play shooter's previous name.

Splash Damage, otherwise known for Brink and Enemy Territory: Quake Wars, and publisher Nexon America announced the change on Thursday. The game was renamed Extraction in August 2013, but Nexon said in a release that Dirty Bomb better fits the game's "unique personality".

Dirty Bomb is currently in "limited closed beta" and will ramp up in coming months. Beta sign-ups are open on the game's official website.

Nexon also announced it will run dedicated servers for the shooter in North America, Europe, Australia, and New Zealand.

Extraction takes place in London, which has been abandoned following a radiological attack. Players take control of a range of mercenaries with unique abilities to battle for control of the city.

Splash Damage said in August that Extraction was "the name we've always wanted for the game", though it was unsure it could secure the trademark before partnering with Nexon.