Evolve Big Alpha Launches Thursday, October 30

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Xbox wants everybody to know about the Alpha Test for Evolve. And they're asking fans to share their post on Twitter to remind everyone.

Starting on Thursday, October 30 for the Xbox One, you can get codes for the Alpha here if interested. The Alpha launches on the PlayStation 4 and PC on October 31.

Evolve will allow the player to either hunt or be hunted.

"The creators of Left 4 Dead, Turtle Rock Studios, bring you Evolve," Xbox states, "the next-generation of multiplayer shooters where four hunters face-off against a single, player-controlled monster. Stalk your prey, execute your attack, and prove you are the apex predator in adrenaline-pumping 4V1 matches.

Grab three friends and hunt the monster or stalk the humans as the evolving beast. Wjhichever side you choose, you will have access to powerful weapons and abilities that deliver balanced, competitive gameplay."

In addition to the Alpha Test, the game's progression system has been detailed.

"With character progression," Gameranx reports, " you slowly but surely ramp up character specific abilities and weapons with every match you use a specific character.

There is a three star scale for each weapon and ability, and eery time oyu level up one of them, you get a permanent perk. The more progress you make with each character, the closer you get to unlocking more."

The starting characters in the game are: Markov, specializing in Assault; Val, the Medic; Hank, specializing in Support; Maggie, the Trapper; and Goliath, the Monster.

For more about Evolve, visit its official website here.