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It’s almost time to strap on your broadsword, pack your pistols, and break out your tentacled horror repellent.

If you’re in the head start for Secret World Legends — meaning that you played The Secret World and were in the SWL beta — you’ll be able to jump into the relaunched game later this afternoon. That’s the plan for now, at least, as the head start is “currently scheduled to begin at 14:00 EDT (2:00 PM).” And new game launches always go smoothly …

(UPDATE: Surprise! Things aren’t going smoothly. The head start has been pushed back two hours, to 4 p.m. Eastern.)

If you’re not in the head start, you can get into the game starting Monday, June 26; it will launch on Steam about a month later. In the meantime, check out the dev stream starting at 2:30 EDT on the Funcom Twitch channel or our First Look impressions of the new, free-to-play version of Funcom’s MMORPG.

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Jason Winter is a veteran gaming journalist, he brings a wide range of experience to MMOBomb, including two years with Beckett Media where he served as the editor of the leading gaming magazine Massive Online Gamer. He has also written professionally for several gaming websites.

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  1. dart on June 24, 2017

    Is it PC only? I can’t find a osx compatible client

  2. gir on June 24, 2017

    apparently everyone can access it, so its not a headstart. the game itself is very similar to the original, combat got revamped but all the quests are the same

  3. Drago on June 24, 2017

    Alot of stuttering no matter what setting you have it on.

  4. Rufinus Henry on June 24, 2017

    I just made a account and im playing right now

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