Microsoft on the call for Xbox Live Beta volunteers

On Wednesday, Microsoft has put out the request for volunteers for a test on the next Xbox Live version.

According to the director of programming for the Xbox Live Larry Hryb, the people who will be accepted for the test will be receiving the update. This will be through a software update of the Xbox 360 in the following days after the test out.

The beta will be featuring some of its newest elements, which included Internet Explorer for Xbox, favorites and pinning, voice search in specified markets, discovery features and improved category search, and recommendations and ratings.

Furthermore, Hryb remarked that the quantity of those who are interested to become volunteers was astounding. The director stated that with the surprising result, they are announcing a second open call for subscribers to test the program today.

Users can register in through However, Hyrb commented that there may be problems connecting to the system since there is a high demand of users logging in. The volunteers who will be accepted for the Xbox Live Update beta test will be signing a non-disclosure agreement.