THQ has announced it is opening up the Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War III – Retribution beta to anyone who has bought a Dawn of War game through Steam.
The publisher also said those who have registered a Dawn of War II product on their Steam account will also have access to the beta.
In addition, gamers can access the beta by registering on the Dawn of War community site by clicking .
Featuring all six multiplayer races including the new Imperial Guard faction, the beta will run through to the end of February to test the new Steamworks network and matchmaking features and help balance the multiplayer mode.
All new units for each race will be available in the beta along with the new multiplayer maps that will ship with Retribution.
The Dawn of War II – Retribution multiplayer beta is currently planned to run until midnight on February 24, at which point the developers will take all feedback into account to create a day-zero balancing patch.
To read our multiplayer preview of the game, click .