According to an interview by Tencent Games with Red 5 Studio’s CEO, Mark Kern, the Firefall Beta for North America will being this December. Updated: The game will LAUNCH in December, not begin the beta test phase.
He also stated that the overall development for Firefall is now more than 50% complete, with PvE content well over 75% done and map development stands at 90% wrapped up. The Firefall team is also currently testing some new ideas and features to implement. Meanwhile, Firefall China will only see the Closed Beta phase begin next year.