test time!FASA has begun registering participants for a public beta testing of its eventual cross-platform ('Live Anywhere') FPS Shadowrun. The beta is scheduled to begin by mid-December and will run through March 2007. Testing applies to the Xbox 360 version only (sorry, no early access to Vista for you). You have to be a US-based Xbox Live Gold member to participate. Anyone still interested, read on for registration details...

[Via Press Release]

  1. Visit our Web site at http://connect.microsoft.com.
  2. Click on "Invitations" on the left-side menu.
  3. You will need to sign in using a valid Windows Live ID before you can continue to the "Invitations" page. (If you have already registered for the Connect site, skip to Step 5.)
  4. Please read and accept the Terms of Use Agreement then follow the instructions to register for the Connect site.
  5. Enter your Invitation ID in the blank field. Your invitation ID is: SHBS-6YMT-YKHC
  6. Click "Go."
  7. Complete and submit the short questionnaire. Please enter 201 for the beta code when asked at the beginning of the questionnaire.
  8. If you are not redirected immediately to the "Shadowrun" Beta Selection homepage after completing the questionnaire, click the My Participations link on the left hand navigation bar then click the "Shadowrun" program link. This will redirect you to the "Shadowrun" Beta Selection Homepage.
  9. Once you are on the "Shadowrun" Beta Selection Homepage, you will need to complete the rest of the registration process by signing up for the forums by clicking the Join the Forums button then click the Welcome to the Official "Shadowrun" Community Forum Sign In button.
  10. Wait patiently for us to contact you with further instructions. Check back at http://connect.microsoft.com for further beta announcements.

This article was originally published on Joystiq.

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