Want to Add "Xbox LIVE Tester" to Your Resume? Microsoft Wants to Oblige You

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News Posted: Wed, Aug 22 2012 12:58 AM
If you’ve ever dreamed of being a video game tester (don’t lie, you have), Microsoft wants to give you a little taste by opening up another round of calls for the 2012 Xbox LIVE Update Public Beta.

According to a blog post by Larry “Major Nelson” Hryb, the interest in beta testing was sufficient back in July’s first round that another round was warranted, and although they’re accepting “for more” testers this time, space is limited--so you better get on it if you want in.

Xbox LIVE voice search
Voice search is coming in certain areas

Beta testers will get an update in a few days, after which time they’ll be able to check out new features including Internet Explorer for Xbox, voice search, and miscellaneous tweaks such as recommendations, ratings, pinning, favorites, category search, and discovery features. Interested parties can head here and sign up with your Live account.

Xbox LIVE Internet Explorer
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“Xbox LIVE update beta tester”; that probably works as a pickup line somewhere.
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Sounds god on paper. Id love to be a beta tester but not on xbox. Pc would be preferable. PC RULES!!

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Jaybk26 replied on Wed, Aug 22 2012 11:16 AM

IE sucks, but voice search would be fantastic:D I think it's time to apply for the beta.

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LKnudson replied on Wed, Aug 22 2012 2:31 PM

yeah IE is bad, They should have GC instead :D

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pwrntspd replied on Wed, Aug 22 2012 5:32 PM

I would love to be an xbox tester...for the 720...

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