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Does buying a version of the game get you into full time beta?

ArchaegeoArchaegeo NJMember Posts: 227 Uncommon
Or is the only way into full time beta just luck of the draw?

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  • DerrosDerros Member Posts: 1,168 Uncommon
    No beta with a pre-order.  All luck.
  • ariestearieste toronto, ONMember Posts: 3,299 Uncommon
    No, purchasing the game doesn't get you into closed beta.  Although, with the NDA down, i would hope they'll give buyers some beta access.  I mean, we already paid, might as well let us play AND help test.

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  • lunatiquezlunatiquez San Fransisco, CAMember Posts: 381 Uncommon
    No, and there is no full time beta, only weekend beta.
  • SephrosSephros Somewhere, CAMember Posts: 402 Uncommon
    Sure there is

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  • HrothaHrotha -Member Posts: 821
    Originally posted by Sephros
    Sure there is

    Proof? I can not find any information about a Closed Beta on the net

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  • JudgeUKJudgeUK Member Posts: 1,114 Uncommon
    Originally posted by greenreen
    Originally posted by Hrotha
    Originally posted by Sephros
    Sure there is

    Proof? I can not find any information about a Closed Beta on the net

    Everyone who has been in the beta forums saw the different groups. It was also a gamified forum where you got badges for participating or getting votes on your comments. It was hard to overlook. The Curse keys didn't have access to the forums though, only those who applied from the website they said on their site so my guess is the Curse ones were included for the stress test but not yet integrated into their other system.

    I believe they have full-time testers because of the named groups there. Named groups even had their own discussion areas separate from the different groups along with the more public discussion areas.

    Got a key from Curse so didn't know all this was going on. 

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  • AzzrasAzzras Loganville, GAMember Posts: 391 Uncommon


    Originally posted by inemosz No, and there is no full time beta, only weekend beta.
    There are full time testers.
    Isarii is one of those testers I believe and has written a rather lengthy review:
    http://tamrielfoundry.com/2014/02/eso-isariis-comprehensive-review/

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  • lunatiquezlunatiquez San Fransisco, CAMember Posts: 381 Uncommon
    Originally posted by Azzras
      Originally posted by inemosz No, and there is no full time beta, only weekend beta.
    There are full time testers.
    Isarii is one of those testers I believe and has written a rather lengthy review:
    http://tamrielfoundry.com/2014/02/eso-isariis-comprehensive-review/

     

    Do you mean the internal testers?

    Ah yes, I forgot about them. I don't think mere players like us have a chance though. It's internal only, just a handful of people.

  • AzzrasAzzras Loganville, GAMember Posts: 391 Uncommon
    Originally posted by inemosz
    Originally posted by Azzras
      Originally posted by inemosz No, and there is no full time beta, only weekend beta.
    There are full time testers.
    Isarii is one of those testers I believe and has written a rather lengthy review:
    http://tamrielfoundry.com/2014/02/eso-isariis-comprehensive-review/

     

    Do you mean the internal testers?

    Ah yes, I forgot about them. I don't think mere players like us have a chance though. It's internal only, just a handful of people.

    Kind of internal I guess.  I don't think that Isarii or his guild mates work for Beth or Zen.  I've also read that there are other high profile guilds that are helping the devs with the game.  I could be wrong, but I'm sure I've read that somewhere.

    Anyway, I doubt either of us has any chance to become a closed beta tester (full time play).

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  • IselinIselin Vancouver, BCMember Posts: 7,721 Epic
    Originally posted by inemosz
    Originally posted by Azzras
      Originally posted by inemosz No, and there is no full time beta, only weekend beta.
    There are full time testers.
    Isarii is one of those testers I believe and has written a rather lengthy review:
    http://tamrielfoundry.com/2014/02/eso-isariis-comprehensive-review/

     

    Do you mean the internal testers?

    Ah yes, I forgot about them. I don't think mere players like us have a chance though. It's internal only, just a handful of people.

    It wasn't just internal testers and the guy from the Tamriel Foundry was part of the full-time beta, the Psijic Order, not an internal tester. There has been a full-time beta going on for many months - enough to have let many reach 50 multiple times. 

     

    And no, they ain't recruiting new people for that one this close to launch.

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