Wyrd Minatures recently announced a projected release date for Malifaux's 2nd Edition, as well as an open beta for the soon to be updated game. From their website:
Malifaux can be found here.Malifaux 2nd Edition
You may have heard the rumors ... and now we’re excited to announce that Malifaux 2nd Edition (M2E) is coming!
Malifaux 2nd Edition will be pre-released August 15 (during Gen Con 2013) with a general release by October. In the mean time we plan to tease you with new art, new models, new characters, and the ... Public Beta for Malifaux 2E.
Malifaux 2nd Edition
Malifaux 2nd edition is coming! If you want to be one of the first to play it and provide input, we’ll be having a public Beta for your shuffling pleasure. (More details on the Beta below.)
What are some of the features of 2nd edition to look forward to?
We’ll keep you updated with more details over the next few months.
- Streamlined, Updated Ruleset.
Clarified rules interactions and Model Actions.
- Upgrade Your Models / Customize Your Crew.
That’s right, keep your favorite model fresh and competitive for years to come.
- New Masters.
From the current Henchmen getting promoted, to fresh faces like Tara, the Herald of Obliteration!
- Gremlins a Faction?
- Easier to Read Card Format.
Every model updated to a new, easier to read format. No more searching through the books. The cards are standard sized as well, making them easy to sleeve for dry erasing.
- Story Moves Forward.
Find out what happens to your favorite characters, see the new alliances formed, and discover new Tyrants!
For those of you who never got enough of the rules-love, we’ll be moving to an FAQ system updated on a set schedule! No more searching the forums for rulings.
Public Beta Information
Play Malifaux with your friends! See the new rules online as soon as they’re available. This will be your chance to give feedback.
Anyone! No previous Malifaux experience required.
Starting May 31
Watch the new Public Beta section in our forums. Access the rules, ask questions, give feedback, and interact with other Malifaux enthusiasts.
Public Beta Forum