View Full Version : Guaranteed Beta Testing?

Ohn Ruukon
05-24-2002, 05:13 PM
:fett: :deathstar Hey,
Does anyone know about how many beta testers there will be? Im guessing there will be about 500. Whaddya think?Also, How are they going to determine who will be a tester? Will it be luck or by selection?? And if its by selection then how will they choose? Will it be on a basis of how experienced of a gamer you are?? Or maybe could it be the degree of a Star Wars fan you are... Anyway, Im hoping and praying (as Im sure everyone else who's reading this is!) to be lucky enough to be chosen as a Beta tester. Until next time....

05-24-2002, 05:51 PM
gaming experience wasn't measured in the application form so i guess it's either determined randomly or by how much of a fan u are :)

05-24-2002, 06:40 PM
There will be more than 500. And most importantly, there will be a vastly increasing number of beta testers. 500 might be a good guess for the very first beta version. Then, over time, they'll want to start betatesting the gameplay aspect. That recuires close to a full server. And then comes the last weeks, which means stresstesting, which means letting in as many as possible, to see just how much punishment the servers can take!

So, after a while, there'll be much more than 500 testers.

05-24-2002, 06:55 PM
damn... odds of me being in beta are worse than becoming a jedi by camping the place :P

05-24-2002, 07:27 PM
The testers will most likely be chosen at random, with guidelines implemented. They'll want to get a good variety of graphics cards, systems and internet connections, so they can collect as much information about bugs and glitches from as many different areas as possible.

If 500 people with geforce4's sign up, and they need 100 people with geforce 4's, the selection will be random among the 500.


05-24-2002, 07:38 PM
Too bad I don't know what type of sound card I have, prolly won't get in. :(
Ah well.

05-24-2002, 07:48 PM
No matter how they are doing it Im sure the odds of getting in are , like 500 to 1
I sure hope I get lucky though!