has sent word that the Dust 514
open beta is now available as a free download for anyone with a PlayStation 3 and access to the PlayStation Network. Dust 514 and Eve Online
are now both connected resulting in a persistent, single-shard universe that spans both space and planets. With the new open beta status, individuals can rest assured that their character's earned experience and upgrades will be saved as the developer promises no further character resets. CCP Games ensures that the experience of Dust 514 will continually receive new features and content in addition to various improvements and more in-depth integration with Eve Online.
Visit the Dust 514 website
for further information on the open beta.