Dissidia Final Fantasy NT open beta was live on 12th January 2018. Sadly not all heroes can be test until the full release but after the server maintenance, Square Enix announced changes of the heroes selection for players to test.
New heroes selection
In this open beta, there are a few modes to choose from:
Tutorial – learn basic/advance action of the game
Online Match – online 3 versus 3 match against players
Gauntlet – Two types of mode. Basic Battle which is a 3 versus 3 with AI as your opponent. Core Battle which is to protect the crystal or destroy opponent crystal to win the match
Treasure – Loot boxes gain cosmetics, message dialog, player icons.
Story – Gain crystal through matches to unlock the story.
Just an in game cinematic, Custom Match and Shop are unavailable in this Open Beta.
After the server maintenance, it seem there are improvements to the online match making but still there is a bit of lag spikes.
Dissidia Final Fantasy NT Open Beta Period: 12th January until 21st January 2018
Dissidia Final Fantasy NT schedule release World Wide on 30th January, 2018