Tencent is rumored to be raising billions in cash to buy yet another big game developer, possibly even EA or Take-Two Interactive. Last year was a big one for Chinese conglomerate Tencent. It purchased Leyou Technologies, giving them both Splash Damage and Warframe developer Digital Extremes, but also Conan Exiles maker Funcom.
Running a beta test on Steam is usually difficult because developers have to hand out individual Steam keys to everyone who wants to participate. But Valve is apparently trying to eliminate this deterioration by adding a new option that allows developers to include test registrations directly on their Steam pages.