The last time we saw Splash Damage’s upcoming team-based FPS Extraction was at 2013’s PAX Prime. At that point in time Extraction had already undergone one name change after the devs teamed up with Nexon for publishing purposes, but at its core the game remained the same. A fun, relatively fast-paced shooter with Splash Damage’s signature focus on team-play. Now, after nearly 9 months of silence since its public debut at PAX, the FPS has reemerged once again, not as Extraction, but as Dirty Bomb.

What does this change mean for those interested? Not much really. According to Nexon, the team decided to revert the name change because they felt it fit the game’s unique personality better adding, players should “almost definitely” expect no further name changes before release. This makes sense seeing as Dirty Bomb takes place in the contaminated ruins of London after a mysterious disaster has forced most of its inhabitants to evacuate leaving rogue mercenary groups to fight for what remains inside.

Dirt Bomb is currently in a limited closed beta which is said to be ramping up in the coming months. The FPS is scheduled to launch into open beta later this year with Nexon running dedicated servers for Dirty Bomb in North America, Europe, Australia and New Zealand.

More info including how to sign up for the closed beta can be found on the official site here.

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  1. NikoT on June 29, 2014

    guys i get invitation and 2 more beta keys who need get it



  2. cRIS on May 26, 2014

    i have 1 more key send my u email

    • Jubanti on May 26, 2014


      • Jubanti on May 26, 2014

        Did u senf me key yet? Thanks

  3. Jubanti on May 26, 2014

    Can anyone give me a spare key pls? Thanks

  4. NoLife on May 26, 2014

    Anyone can give me a spare key please? I would like to try this game. πŸ˜›

  5. Matt Wert on May 26, 2014

    This is my impressions of game: Game has brilliant potential.But one thing is pain in the ass.And answer is toxic community.They didnt accept your feedback when you want something different than it is or improved they call you COD player idiot and much worse. Its really shame that such a good games nowadays have prick kids/fanboys (League of Legends,Dirty Bomb,APB Reloaded).Another game which will be either shut down or ghost town.And all thanks to their stupid community.

  6. NejtOKC on May 26, 2014

    Pls if somebody have key send me:D

  7. cRIS on May 24, 2014

    I Have 1 More Beta Key Any One

    • Phil on May 24, 2014

      hey can you send one to my email please :D. THANKS

      • Phil on May 24, 2014


      • cRIS on May 24, 2014

        what email ?

        • cRIS on May 24, 2014

          ok i send u the beta key

          • Phil on May 24, 2014

            thanks . ill be waiting πŸ™‚

          • Phil on May 24, 2014

            you sent it yet :P?

          • cRIS on May 25, 2014


  8. Razer on May 24, 2014

    This may as well be run by Aeria. Nexon is no better.

  9. Marto on May 24, 2014

    Seriously? Region block? On this day and age?
    Ugh. I’ll never be able to play this game, even though i live relatively close to the US

  10. --67-- on May 24, 2014

    Yasser ? your key is on the way πŸ™‚
    sry theneon , i had only 2 . Greetz

    • yasser on May 24, 2014

      Thank you very much! You made my day! V:D

      • --67-- on May 24, 2014

        Np have fun with him πŸ™‚

  11. --67-- on May 24, 2014

    Np , Have fun πŸ™‚ …. so guys, 1 key left!

    • yasser on May 24, 2014

      Can i have one? πŸ˜€

      Email is: yasser(at)hotmail(dot)ch

    • theneon on May 24, 2014

      i want one, please send it on daminik(dot)klan1(a)seznam(dot)cz

  12. --67-- on May 24, 2014

    Is out !

    • WtFiGoRh on May 24, 2014

      THNX ALOT,thnxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

  13. --67-- on May 24, 2014

    Requested action not taken: mailbox unavailable
    This e-mail is not in use ?

    • WtFiGoRh on May 24, 2014

      It is in use,its:avparty-@-hotmail-.-gr take out the –

  14. --67-- on May 24, 2014

    Yiihaa! letΒ΄s test it !

    • --67-- on May 24, 2014

      I have 2 KeyΒ΄s more, who need 1 ?

      • WtFiGoRh on May 24, 2014

        Plz,i would love to play this game.

        • --67-- on May 24, 2014

          Your E-mail ?

          • WtFiGoRh on May 24, 2014

            avparty(a)hotmail(dot)gr,i cant post my email otherwise,sorry,thanx I was waitin to get to this game for months

          • WtFiGoRh on May 24, 2014

            Have u sent me the key?

          • --67-- on May 24, 2014

            The key is out, have fun πŸ™‚

  15. cRIS on May 23, 2014

    I Have 2 Beta Key any one

    • Matt Wert on May 24, 2014

      Can you give me one of keys ?

      • Matt Wert on May 24, 2014

        Send me one of keys to matej(dot)cesnek(at)gmail(dot)com

      • Matt on May 24, 2014


        • Matt Wert on May 24, 2014

          Thanks mate allready downloading πŸ™‚

    • LongIsle on May 24, 2014

      can I have one of them?Plz,i would lov eto have one,if you would like to give me one,plz reply so we can talk with PMs,thnx in advance πŸ˜€

  16. EpicTony on May 23, 2014


  17. icify on May 23, 2014

    Why would they change back to the worse name? Extraction wasn’t exactly unique, but it was way better than “Dirty Bomb”. Wtf?

  18. androme on May 23, 2014

    why someone he want to block in a new zeeland ?? corruption ? very strange….open to all people….and if us law he want to block the game then report and share the information to know everybody what bad and error law he has usa or new zeeland

  19. hovsep on May 23, 2014

    lol dirty bomb? is this some kind of promotional thing for mmobomb?

  20. fromhelll on May 22, 2014

    I’ve played this a couple times.

  21. mufflet on May 22, 2014

    YESS! its open to New Zealand