Xbox Preview Program

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  1. NotFastEnuff

    NotFastEnuff I'm a smartass...

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    After E3, I was curious if anyone participates in this? Wanted to know opinions about it.

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  2. Tigran

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    I don't remember how to sign up for it. x.x;
     
  3. Ryan101

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    You get in the preview program by receiving an invite from anyone currently in the preview program. Is anyone here in the preview program that could invite some of us? :) 
     
  4. NotFastEnuff

    NotFastEnuff I'm a smartass...

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    Well, researching online, it gets mixed reviews. You are forced beta updates. Some good, some not so. It's also claimed to be a PITA to get out of it if you want to.

    That's why I was wanting info. I'm on the fence about asking for an invite. Updates are a pain as it is, but being forced to use some that may be broken....I dunno.
     
  5. optics

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    Yeah, too many updates and a potential bricking of the console were the reasons why I opted out after one week.... buuuuut I reregistered back in because of the backwards compatibility.
     
  6. Gen. Magnus

    Gen. Magnus Gagga blagh blagh

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    This may be asking a lot, but I'd like to try out the backwards compatibility as soon as possible. Could someone who is a preview member possibly send me an invitation? I am Gen Magnus on xbl.
     
  7. Tigran

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    I just got it.. So I don't know if I have any invites yet or not.

    It worked on Geometry wars.. I can say that much, though I couldn't get the old "Slides" thing to open up. When I hit home menu it did the windowed stuff.
     
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    Gen. Magnus Gagga blagh blagh

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    Anyone able to help?
     
  10. Mechafire

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    Invited. Might take a little while to come through.
     
  11. Starscreamer95

    Starscreamer95 'Civil' Nintendo Fanboy

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    Normally takes up to about two days to recieve the invite. And another day to be prompted with a system update after you register your console in the Preview app.
     
  12. Gen. Magnus

    Gen. Magnus Gagga blagh blagh

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    Thanks very much!
    Good to know. Thanks.