The first batch of PlayStation 4 players will get the opportunity to explore Auraxis in all its glory this month as Sony Online Entertainment announce the starting dates for the PlanetSide 2 closed beta. January 20th will see the critically-acclaimed free-to-play MMOFPS game introduced to consoles for the first time as the initial closed beta event begins for North America.

Sony Online Entertainment have promised no special treatment will be given, gradually inviting more players to the closed beta event in the chronological order in which they applied for the beta.

Starting with a few thousand initial invites, the amount of players with access to the Closed Beta will steadily increase through the Beta period. Players will be invited to the Beta in chronological order of when they signed up. SOE

Players can still apply for the chance to participate in the PlayStation 4 closed beta for PlanetSide 2 on the official website.

Source: Press Release