Microsoft Is Testing a Service That Will Connect PC and Xbox Gamers RRS feed

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  • Microsoft is going to debut the testing phase of a new service via the LIVE gaming network. At this time, the details are scarce, but the Redmond Company did issue a Games for
    Windows - Live beta announcement and invitation to testers. According to the sign-up page for the beta program, participants will be able to test a new service that will connect PCs with the Xbox platform.

    “Are you interested in being part of a select group that is invited to help beta test a new service that lets PC game players connect with their friends on the Xbox through the LIVE gaming network? If you are, please read on,” reads a fragment of the Games for Windows Live beta description.

    The ideal candidate should own a Windows Vista retail version of Windows XP powered machine, or an Xbox console, an Xbox Live account and a broadband home connection, plus a microphone connected to the PC.

    To fill out the survey:

    1. Click here to access the survey. If you experience issues accessing the survey and you are using IE, please close your browser windows and clear out your cookie cache then try accessing the survey again.
    2. You will be prompted to login with your Windows Live ID if you haven’t already done so. If you have registered previously on Connect, you will skip to step 5 if you login with the same Windows Live you used to register previously.
    3. If you have not previously completed the Connect registration form, you will be presented with the Terms of Use agreement, then you will navigate to the Connect registration page. You must agree to the Terms of Use agreement prior to registration.
    4. Once you have completed the Connect registration page, you will navigate to the survey page.
    5. You must complete all of the questions and submit the survey to be considered.
    Thursday, March 22, 2007 12:34 PM