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Murderous Pursuit LAST Open Beta Starts April 20th!

by on April 18, 2018

Murderous Pursuit LAST Open Beta Starts April 20th!

A spiritual successor to the awesome game ‘The Ship’, it’s last beta run before launch starts April 20th! It’s an open beta so you don’t want to miss trying this game out!

With the launch of it’s newest PC game, Murderous Pursuits, just over a week away, Blazing Griffin is throwing the doors to the HMCS Britannic wide open for one final chance to dive into the game for free with an Open Beta on Steam. The Open Beta will kick off on Friday, April 20th at 7:00pm Eastern Time (4:00pm Pacific) and run until Sunday, April 22nd at 12:00am midnight Eastern Time (9:00pm Pacific). To celebrate the impending Open Beta festivities, Blazing Griffin has released a brand new webisode of its ongoing video series, shining a spotlight on the colourful characters behind the murder extravaganza.

Check out the latest Murderous Pursuits webisode:


For those looking to dive into the Open Beta and get a taste of how this spiritual successor to PC classic The Ship – also a Blazing Griffin game – moves the genre forward (seriously, it takes place on a flying, time-traveling ship), it couldn’t be easier to join. Simply visit the Murderous Pursuits Open Beta page on Steam and install the free client this Friday – it’s as easy as blending into a crowd with a piano leg!

Fancy some healthy competition with other would-be assassins? The official Murderous Pursuits Discord server is your hub for all things Victorian murder, whether you’re looking to host a custom match, want a random chance to play with the Devs, or simply want to speculate about the contents of the game’s hearty meat pies. Who knows – you may just get the inside scoop on some tips about how to win in this Victorian murder mystery!

Murderous Pursuits slips out of the shadows and onto Steam (PC) on April 26th, 2018 and kicks off its Open Beta on April 20. The game will retail for $19.99 USD, and will be accompanied by a deluxe edition of the game ($29.99 USD) that features a digital art book, exclusive character skins and more. For the latest updates, visit Blazing Griffin’s official website, follow the game on DiscordFacebook and Twitter.

About Murderous Pursuits

  • Thrill of the Hunt: Identify your quarry, plan their extravagant murder and set it into motion, all before another player wises up and does the same to you!
  • Think like an AI: Use busy, reactive environments to your advantage, as you hide in plain sight and mimic the actions of surrounding AI party-goers to get the jump on your quarry
  • The best laid plans: Outmaneuver your adversaries and react to changing plans on the fly with a variety of abilities including disguises, flash bombs, and counters
  • Murder with excellence: Be discrete, commandeer a high-value weapon, and dance over your quarry’s lifeless body to earn Mr. X’s favour
  • Human after all: Play solo or online multiplayer with other players, featuring support for custom game options and wickedly intelligent bots
  • An alternate reality: Step aboard the HMCS Britannic, a state-of-the-art, colonial time ship built at the height of the British Empire’s lavish Victorian era. It also just so happens to fly
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