Evil Dead: The Game

Evil Dead: The Game – Closed Beta begins March 25th!

We’re excited to invite all Xbox Insiders on Xbox to join the Evil Dead: The Game – Closed Beta this weekend starting on March 25th at 10 AM PT! Join now to secure your spot for the playtest! The Closed Beta is an integral part of our development process, and we are delighted that you’ll be a part of it!

Step into the shoes of Ash Williams or his friends from the iconic Evil Dead franchise and work together in a game loaded with over-the-top co-op and PVP multiplayer action! Play as a team of four survivors, exploring, looting, managing your fear, and finding key items to seal the breach between worlds in a game inspired by all three original Evil Dead films as well as the Starz original Ash vs Evil Dead television series.


  1. Sign-in on your Xbox console and launch the Xbox Insider Hub app (or install the Xbox Insider Hub from the Store first if necessary).
  2. Navigate to Previews > Evil Dead: The Game – BETA.
  3. Select Join.
  4. Wait for the registration to complete to secure your spot for the Closed Beta!

NOTE: Evil Dead: The Game – BETA begins on March 25th at 10 AM PT. Joining now secures your spot for the playtest. Return to the Xbox Insider Hub on March 25th and select Show in Store to begin installing the game. You’ll also receive an Xbox Insider notification when the playtest begins.

NOTE: Limited space is available and offered first-come first-served.

NOTE: This playtest is confidential and we ask that you do not share gameplay or stream content. Please refer to the Terms of Use when joining for more information.

Playtest Times:

Start: March 25th, 10:00 AM PT (5:00 PM GMT)

End: March 27th, 11:59 PM PT (6:59 AM GMT)

How to Provide Feedback

If you experience any issues while playing the Evil Dead: The Game – BETA, don’t forget to use “Report a problem” so we can investigate:

  • Hold down the home button on your Xbox One controller.
  • Select Report a problem.
  • Select the Games category and Evil Dead: The Game – BETA subcategory.
  • Fill out the form with the appropriate details to help our investigation.

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