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The Tau join Battlefleet Gothic: Armada tomorrow via an opt-in beta

Battlefleet Gothic: Armada

The battle-suit-wearing, blue-skinned Tau will be a DLC race for Battlefleet Gothic: Armada, Focus Home / Tindalos’ interpretation of Warhammer 40,000’s big ol’ space strategy sim. They’re going to be fully free to anyone who bought the game at pre-order or in the first two months of release – before June 21. However, you’ll be able to help test them out no matter when you bought it when the beta goes live tomorrow.

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It’s a fairly standard Steam beta, so head to the properties for the game in Steam, go to the Betas tab and select the Tau build. It should auto-download an update, and check the DLC section to make sure it installed properly.

The race is focused wholly around long-range damage. Fragile as they are as individuals, boarding parties are going to tear them apart so all their highly-advanced technology is focused on destroying enemy ships before they get in range.

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