About the Beta

Where can I learn all the details of the upcoming Beta?

We encourage everyone to grab some snacks and read through our Blog announcement - there are lots of juicy details to uncover! https://palia.info/beta


When is the Closed Beta?

On August 2, 10:00am PT, the Palia servers will go live, and the NDA will lift for all players. Anyone who has created an account and received a Closed Beta invitation via email will be able to download and jump into Palia. From this day onwards, players can share, stream, and tune in wherever fine gameplay streams are found. 


Are the playtests under NDA? Why?

Our final Stress Test on July 25th will be under NDA. Once Beta begins on August 2nd, Palia will no longer be under NDA.


How are testers selected?

You can make an account to join the Beta right now! At Open Beta, everyone in supported regions will be able to join!  Visit https://www.palia.com to get started. 


What is the difference between Alpha and Beta?

There are a few BIG differences between Alpha and Beta:

  • The Alpha tests we have held since 2021 were kept under NDA as we tested early gameplay features, and had frequent progress resets.
  • As of Closed Beta on August 2nd, Palia gameplay will no longer be under NDA - this means you can tune into livestreams, and chat openly about Palia gameplay in the community!
  • As of Open Beta on August 10th, everyone can create a Palia account and get playing! 
  • And, our personal favorite: No more progress wipes! As of Beta, your game and character progress will remain intact, so you can invest in your Palian life for many moons to come.

But what hasn’t changed is our commitment to hearing your feedback, polishing bugs, improving performance, and making Palia better and better with each update. We want Palia to be a game that players can enjoy for many years to come, with frequent content additions and an evolving story. While we have a lot more work to do, we know that doing it more publicly, with more players, is the best way to accomplish our best work!


I signed up for a playtest with my email before, do I have to create an account?

Yes! We’ll also be sending email communications to people who signed up with us in the past to go through account creation. Creating an account will ensure you have a chance to receive an invitation to Closed Beta or get in promptly once Open Beta begins.


I’ve already signed up; do I still need to create an account?

If you are a previous Alpha Tester, there is no need to create a new account. However, if you have not been a member of our Alpha Tests, you will need to create an account at accounts.palia.com. However, anyone who previously signed up for Palia is still subscribed to receive our newsletters and updates.


I was a past Alpha player, do I still need to make an account?

No, your current account should work just fine! If you are an early Alpha player, we would like to request that you reach out to Player Support to get your information updated (for country/region and birthdate) as soon as possible. This will help better secure your account. Thank you!


I purchased some Palia Coins in the Alpha. What happens to them?

First, thank you for your early support! Starting in the Beta, all previous in-game cosmetic purchases will be reset, and you will receive the Palia coins you purchased in Alpha, along with an additional 20% bonus in Palia coins. This should be waiting for you in-game when you first log in to Palia! We’ll be sending email communications to notify you of the total amount of Palia coins you can expect in-game before the Closed Beta begins. 


I created an account - does this mean I get into the Closed Beta?

Creating an account is the first big step you need to take to qualify for a chance to get into the Closed Beta! Invitations to download the build and enter Closed Beta will be sent out in waves. The number of invites we send out each day may change as we assess the performance of our servers. This means that while you may have created an account, you may still have to wait until Open Beta to enter Palia. 


Does this mean you’ll be wiping our progress?

No more wipes! Beta marks the true beginning of your cozy life in Palia. Prior to Beta, account progression was wiped for each playtest. Now, your progress will continue from Closed Beta, Open Beta, and beyond. While the game itself is in a beta state, we want our players to know they can commit the time to play and get invested in living your fantasy in Palia.


How do I know if I get invited?

We’ll be rolling out invites on a daily basis across the Closed Beta. We’ll be starting with a smaller group of players (which includes press, content creators, and select previous Alpha players) to start to warm up our servers, but we aim to invite people as fast and safely as we can!!


Will Palia be available in my region?

Palia is officially available in North America and Western European regions, and we plan to release to more regions over time! 

What languages will Palia support?

Palia will be available at Beta in English, French, Italian, Spanish and German, with more languages planned to be added over time. Please stay tuned for updates!


What is this Refer A Friend Program I keep hearing so much about?

*Gasp!* We’re so excited for this one - we’ve placed all the details in our little Blog basket yonder: https://palia.info/raf


Have even MORE questions?

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