When Will the Palia Closed Beta Start? – Answered

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When Does the Palia Closed and Open Beta Start Release Date

Palia has continued to stir interest for the past two years through various Alpha Stress Test sessions to see how the game has progressed since its initial announcement in 2021. Now, in the present day, two additional beta sessions are planned for more players to participate in, and it’s just a matter of figuring out when you can participate! To learn more, continue reading to discover when Palia’s closed and open beta periods will start.

Palia Closed Beta Release Date

Palia’s first official closed beta session will begin on August 2, 2023, at 10 AM PT. By creating an account on the official Palia website and opting in for an email invitation, you have a chance to be accepted into this beta period to play the game firsthand!

If you receive an email for Palia’s closed beta, you can download the launcher right there, allowing you to log into the game and hop right into the action. Alternatively, you can do this from your Palia account page under “Download Game”.

Related: How to Sign Up For Palia Closed Beta

Furthermore, any progress during the closed beta will carry over to future test periods and the official release, allowing you to jumpstart your playthrough!

Palia Closed and Open Beta Release Schedule
Screenshot via the Palia Twitter (click to enlarge)

Palia Open Beta Release Date

Following the closed beta at the beginning of August, an open beta session will begin just over a week later, on August 10, 2023, at 10 AM PT. If you missed the closed beta or were unavailable to participate, the open beta allows anyone to play, including your friends!

Like before, any progress you make during the open beta will carry over to the official release, allowing you to get a very early start on your adventure.

Inviting people to play also allows you to get some exclusive rewards through Palia’s Refer A Friend program, making the open beta a great opportunity to start (or finish) your collection!

Palia will be available to play on Nintendo Switch and PC. To learn more about the game, check out whether Palia will release on consoles, or click the tag below to explore our growing content collection!

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Madison Benson

Madison is a staff writer at Prima Games who has played video games for over twenty years and written about them for over two years. Her love for video games started with turn-based strategy games like Heroes of Might and Magic and has since extended to casual farming sims, MMORPGs, and action-adventure RPGs.