APB Reloaded beta sees 250,000 applicants

Pat on the back time for the APB Reloaded project; the MMO reboot is pulling in some impressive figures for its closed beta.

Over 250,000 gamers have applied to access the beta, more than double the number we reported last month. Of that only a tenth – 25,000 – have been allowed in. Another 25,000 will be introduced when the beta launches in Europe.

Around 1,600 players have been recorded online at the same time. K2 has promised that anyone who doesn’t get into the closed beta right now will get a chance to try it before the open beta launches.

The original APB was sent out to die last year, along with developer Real Time Worlds. This time the game is taking a free-to-play approach.