From the press release:

    IRVINE, Calif. – K2 Network, Inc. (, an online game publisher, announced today that a select group of media and gamers will be able to test out its epic MMORPG, Sword of the New World: Granado Espada, in an exclusive beta starting June 4 before the public (open) beta begins June 15.

    From June 4 through June 14, 2007 all interested North American and European press, Fileplanet subscribers and consumers who have pre-ordered the game will have the opportunity to experience the stunning and uniquely crafted gameplay of Sword of the New World™ before anyone else. The private beta will be hosted at

    “We know that this game is highly anticipated and we are thrilled to finally allow some key gamers and press a chance to get their hands on the game,” said Grantley Day, Vice President of Development at K2 Network. “I believe that this is a game that sets itself apart from other MMORPG’s on the market and I am confident that once people get a taste of what Sword of the New World has to offer, they will be anxious to spread the word to everyone.”

    Anyone interested in being part of the open beta which starts June 15 and continues through early July should visit now to sign up.

[Note:] I may try this out myself. Don’t know if my computer will be able to handle it, though. If I get more information, I’ll let you guys know. ~Garv