When For Honor launched in February it was widely criticized for its servers. Ubisoft utilized a type of peer-to-peer method that made for poor general performance, lag, and random match dropouts. The company revealed over the summer that dedicated servers would finally be making their way to the medieval fighting game, and now we know just how close that date is.
Ubisoft has announced that starting this Thursday, December 14, players on all platforms can participate in For Honor’s dedicated server open test. This test is open to everyone, meaning you don’t even need to own the game to help test out this feature.
Some restrictions are being put into effect for test, such as limiting the game modes available to play.
“As the objective of the Open Test is to test the architecture of our Dedicated servers, players will be limited to the following PVP game modes: Duel, Dominion and Tribute. In the Open Test, you will gain access to every single hero (including DLC) which are available for only 1 Steel each. Please note that any progression (XP, Achievements, Stats, Gears, Steel, Skill Ratings) earned during the Open Test won’t be carried over to the main game.”
Should you participate, you will be eligible for in-game rewards and other prizes. Everyone in the test will also receive an exclusive emblem symbol.
You can access the dedicated server open test here. Simply go to your platform of choice, search for “For Honor – Open Test,” and download. The test will end on Monday, December 18.
If you’re playing on an Xbox One X, For Honor also just received a host of visual improvements.