Bungie Needs Beta Testers For Its Next Game Right Now
If you want to be the first in line to play Bungie's next game, all you have to do is sign up.
Now that Bungie has left Microsoft for Activision and Halo: Reach's release has come and gone, the studio has moved on to what it hopes will be bigger and better things. If you dream of becoming part of Bungie's current push for world domination, I have good news. Bungie recently began a program where the common man/woman can sign-up to become a Bungie beta tester.
Bungie needs these beta testers to help with various tasks as it develops its new project. Listed "missions" will include playtests and usability testing, surveys on game playing habits, and alpha or beta testing for Bungie's next game. The former might sound somewhat boring, but the latter certainly does not.
To sign up for the program, visit Bungie's website here. You'll need a Bungie.net account and a valid email address. In exchange, you'll be able to help shape Bungie's "glorious future."
Bungie says that it'll likely enlist hundreds of thousands of gamers before the program ends, so there's a good chance that if you're not a psycho, or even if you are, you'll get in. This may be the earliest beta sign-up program that I've ever seen, considering that Bungie's new game is still in its infancy and only spoken of in rumors as a possible action-RPG or MMO. This sort of beta program seems to once again hint towards the development of an MMO, as every massively multiplayer online game needs a good group of beta testers. Whatever it is, it feels nice to be included.
I want to do it but when I go to log in it says my account name is already in use.
Well no shit its already in use! Thats why I'm using it to log in!
I just want to beta test, dammit...
There we go. Signed up and ready! I'm curious to see how this turns out, so hopefully a time will come when I can help assist Bungie in their next big project.
I want to. But at the same time their track record for games is meh to me. I will just to see what happens though.
EDIT: Apparently i have an account already.
Cool, I can't see what it turns out to be. I personally hope it's not an MMO but we'll see.
I thought I was passed my Bungie fanboy days after the farce that was Halo 3... but the thought of a Bungie MMO makes me giddy with excitement.
Bungie's community interaction, support and fanbase is second only to Blizzard... and they're a strong, well reputed/funded company in general.
I can definitely see Bungie pulling off a solid MMO if they play their cards right.
Color me interested.
I've already signed up. Can't wait to see what Bungie's got up their sleeve.
This option has actually been available since they relaunched the stats page around Reach's release. I signed up for it as soon as I saw it.