Valve have announced that Steam users can get access to the Darkspore Beta all this week.

The Beta is now available for download on Steam and runs until Friday after which players need to wait for the full game to be released in April.

Valve have also announced a 4 pack offer for the game, which players can buy and then send the extra copies to friends. The 4 pack costs 89.97, approx 22.50 per game, meaning you save about 7.50 each!