Get the Game

  • Visit the DUST 514 site by clicking here.
  • Select GET THE GAME
  • Select ADD TO CART. The game is absolutely free, so don't worry!
  • Sign in to your Sony Entertainment Network account. If you don't have an account, select CREATE NEW ACCOUNT.

Install the Game

  • Turn on your PlayStation 3.
  • Tab over to PlayStation Network and select SIGN IN
  • Find DUST 514 on the list and select it.
  • The item will automatically download to your PS3. Once the download is complete you'll be able to access DUST 514 in your console's GAMES area.

Connect with Team Escapist!

  • Start DUST 514, enter your Sony Entertainment Network login email, and accept the user agreement.
  • Once the game has launched, open your menu by pressing START.
  • Open a search and type in "Escapist Magazine"
  • Choose it from the list of contacts, then apply to the corporation including your Escapist username in the message.

Join the week-long fray and battle alongside The Escapist in Dust 514, or you can let us do the heavy lifting and watch us live on! From March 4th through the 8th we'll be hosting a week-long event in the Dust 514 beta, where The Escapist staff will be battling clone armies alongside the community, as well as streaming to to allow those without a PS3 to join the fun.

Tune in 11-5 EDT for a chance to meet up with staff members Slycne, WMDogma, Nasrin, S0osleepie, DrStrangelove and MikeWehner in-game, or check the schedules tab for exact details.

Dust 514 is a free-to-play FPS with a twist; it ties directly into CCP's EVE Online. Whether you're being hired as a mercenary for a ruthless player-owned corporation, or you're calling in a favor with an Orbital Bombardment, the battles that take place in Dust 514 can have real effects on the in-game universe of EVE Online. Could you tip the scales? Enlist to find out!

How to Participate

  • This event will be live from Monday, March 4th through Friday, March 8th at 7:30PM ET.
  • To play, download DUST 514 for free, then join up with your fellow Escapists in-game in our own community corporation and be featured on the live stream!
  • Not playing? Join in by getting into the chat by clicking here.
  • Wanna meet up with fellow DUST 514 players on-site? Check out the user group by Clicking here!

Commemorative Event Forum Badge

  • All participants will receive a limited edition forum badge indicating their membership in the in-game Escapist Magazine corp.
  • You must be a registered member of The Escapist to receive a badge.
  • You can sign up for your free account by clicking here, or Sign in with Facebook.

Quick Start Guide

Purchase your free copy of DUST 514 from the game's website, then download it to your PlayStation console. Once the game has downloaded, find the corporations section of your user menu and search for 'Escapist Magazine'. Apply to the corporation and you'll be well on your way to carving up your own slice of DUST 514 glory.