The game about card-collecting based on Dota 2 Artifact still targets the last days of November as launch day. However, the expected beta period has been confirmed to be shortened.

Initially, there was a plan for a semi-public beta release only for people who have invitations in this month. The ones who signed up for access request as well as people who were lucky enough to have codes already are stating on PC Gamer that they have received emails stating that the beta version has been pushed back to the 19th of November, 2018. This game is supposed to be launched completely on the 28th of November, 2018 on Steam.

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This game is based on Dota 2

As can be seen from a screenshot being posted in Artifact’s subreddit, the developers said that they have given Artifact to the players’ accounts on Steam. However, they added that they must complete a little more work before everyone can be allowed in the game. In addition, the developers have promised that at the moment, they are planning to release this beta version on the 19th of November.

The very first showing of Artifact in public was at the Seattle’s PAX West of this year. There have been numerous fans getting the keys to the beta version at this summer’s events. For example, there are fans who get them from the Dota 2 tournament The International. There are also keys from representatives of community relations of Valve through social media.

This game is hoped to become the next Hearthstone

The game, Artifact, is currently still in its closed beta stage at the moment. It has some restrictions that can only be described as quite tight for any kind of access. The game is expected to launch on Windows PC, Mac, and Linux with the price of $19.99. There have been discussions about an iOS and Android version that is projected to be coming in the year 2019.