Capcom has announced that a playable demo of sci-fi shooter Dark Void will be released on January 6 for Xbox LIVE and on January 7 for PSN.

The demo will give gamers a chance to strap on a jet pack and explore the mysterious world of Dark Void through aerial dog-fighting, vertical cover action and on-foot combat.

Dark Void is scheduled for release across Europe on Friday January 22 and will be available for the PS3, Xbox 360 and PC.