were a recruiting agency for a real-world secret society, it might be the most successful one of all time. The studio announced that it's topped all of its previous MMO beta records, as it has roped in 1.3 million registered testers
for The Secret World
Funcom CEO Trond Arne Aas
says this could be the start of something big: "We are very encouraged by both the numbers of beta registrations and the positive feedback we are getting from our testers. The fact that so many gamers want to play The Secret World
combined with the high purchase intent among testers is something we consider a very positive indicator."
This news comes right before The Secret World's third beta weekend
. Funcom also announced that the title has gone gold and is on track for June 29th's early access and July 3rd's launch.