According to a blog post on the Hawken site Adhesive Games announced that its 3D multiplayer mech combat game Hawken will be made available for free on December 12, 2012. Developer Adhesive Games also announced that beta testing signups are now open.
There are no details on how the free-to-play model will work, but on their FAQ they mention that “there will be in game purchases that will allow greater customization and more weapon variety.”
Hawken is a fast-paced 3D multiplayer FPS mech game that captures the feeling of piloting a heavy war machine.
Sign up for the beta over at PlayHawken.com