How to Run a Beta Branch in Steam This page will explain how to set up and run a Beta Branch in Steam. Step 1You will have been sent a Steam key for Abandon Ship. To activate it, log into your Steam account and along the top left of the Steam window is a row of options.Select “Games”, followed by “Activate a Product on Steam…” Step 2Enter the Abandon Ship Steam Key that you have been sent in “Product Code” field and press the “Next” button. Step 3Follow the on-screen steps and eventually you will see Abandon Ship in your Library: Step 4If you run this version, you will be presented with a placeholder screen (pressing escape will exit back to desktop): If you ever see this screen, you are running the incorrect version of the game.In order to run the correct version, you will need to run a Beta branch. Step 5Right-click on Abandon Ship and select the “Properties” option: Step 6Select the “Betas” tab on the Properties box: You will have been sent a Beta Branch Password. Enter this into the field and select “Check Code”. A success message should appear. Now use the drop-down menu above to select the correct Beta Branch. By default, the “NONE” option is selected. You want to select the new option that appeared when you entered the password: For the purposes of this document, we are using the “internaltest” branch. This will not be available to you. You will have a special branch with a different name.Once you have selected the correct branch, return to the Library in Steam. Step 7The name of the Beta Branch that you selected should now be appended to the Abandon Ship name in your Steam Library: Once in this format, you will be able to play the correct version of Abandon Ship.If you experience any technical difficulties, please email firstname.lastname@example.org for assistance.