5701463 story Aion Open Beta Starts September 6th 147 Posted by Soulskill on Friday August 28, 2009 @05:17AM from the gives-you-wings dept. NCSoft announced today that the open beta for upcoming fantasy MMO Aion will begin on September 6th, extending through to the 13th. The client is available now. The game launches on September 22nd in the US, with a two-day head-start given to players who pre-order. NCSoft has also said they'll be showing off Aion in more detail at the Penny Arcade Expo, expanding on the information they provided at Gamescom (video).