Microsoft accepting more testers for Xbox Live Update Public Beta

By Stephany Nunneley, Tuesday, 21 August 2012 17:04 GMT

The Xbox Live Update Public Beta needs more testers, and Microsoft has put out an “open call” for more subscribers to test the program.

While more folks are being invited this time around, space is still limited and once the spots are filled the beta will be closed.

The update will contain new Xbox LIVE features, including:

  • Internet Explorer for Xbox
  • Recommendations and ratings
  • Pinning and favorites
  • Enhanced category search and discovery features
  • Voice search (in specified markets)

A console in the program is expected to remain fully compatible with standard retail consoles not in the program.

More information on how to sign up can be found through Major Nelson’s blog.

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