- A "Pre-open Beta" will be held late in late June.
- Open Beta pre-registration for new accounts will start tomorrow. This will also allow you to play the Pre-Open Beta.
- Existing accounts should be able to participate in both the Pre-open and Open Betas.
- There will be a reward for participating in the Pre-open Beta.
- If the Pre-open Beta is successful, the Open Beta will likely start soon after Pre-open Beta concludes.
In addition, the Closed Beta report was published. Here are some of the highlights:
- The client was downloaded approximately 147,000 times.
- Approximately 131,000 people (70% of the accepted testers) logged in sometime during the closed beta testing period.
- The highest number of simultaenous connected users occured on April 21st with 23,500 users.
Credit goes to Mike for bringing us this news. You can read more about the Closed Beta report and comment on the Beta news in this on-going forum thread.
Update: The registration site has opened.