Sierra today announced a special beta test program for its upcoming real-time strategy game Empire Earth. Beginning September 1, those who preorder the game at a select group of stores will automatically receive a beta version of the game along with instructions on how to participate in the test. The retail stores that are participating in the program include Best Buy, CompUSA, Electronics Boutique, GameStop, Software Etc., and Babbages.
Sierra is also accepting applications for the beta test online at the game's official beta test Web site.
Empire Earth is in development at Stainless Steel Studios, and it is scheduled for release this fall. For more information, take a look at our previous coverage of the game.