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Get in soon: the Xbox One Preview Program is near-capacity

By Scorpus
Aug 26, 2015
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  1. The Xbox One Preview Program is one of the best ways to try out new software updates and upcoming features for the console before they hit the general public. The Preview Program is invite-only, unlike the Windows Insider Program, but in the past it hasn't been particularly difficult to join.

    This is set to change, though, as the Program is apparently so popular that it has reached a "near-capacity level", which has led Microsoft to scale back on the number of invites it hands out. The company is very thankful for the amount of interest in the program, but they need to "optimize for testing" by restricting the amount of new members.

    If you want to join the Xbox One Preview Program, you might want to find an invite soon before they all dry up.

    One of the main features that Preview Program members can currently test is Xbox 360 backwards compatibility, a feature that allows you to play your existing Xbox 360 games on the Xbox One through emulation. This feature will roll out to the public in November with a wide variety of games supported from day one.

    Windows 10 will also be launching on the Xbox One in November, and it will be available first to those in the Preview Program. Members can expect to receive a Windows 10 preview build in the coming months, with Microsoft planning on testing the OS update for at least a two months before its release.

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  2. Demons

    Demons TS Rookie Posts: 53

    If anyone has a spare invite, I would LOVE to get into the program before the window closes! Please invite me! Gamer tag: PCTechPilot
     
  3. Kwerpi

    Kwerpi TS Rookie

    I would like an invite Gamertag: Kwerpi

    PS: I owe you a pint!
     
  4. Spartan117

    Spartan117 TS Rookie

    I would love to join please send a invite

    GamerTag: healedmichael
     
  5. Bmadd105

    Bmadd105 TS Rookie

    I'd also like to join. Tag is Bmadd105
     
  6. carlton6198

    carlton6198 TS Rookie

    A gift card or one month Xbox live code and ill invite you right now! Gt: Carlton6198 message me!
     
  7. Jeffrey Moen

    Jeffrey Moen TS Rookie

    I would also like an invite

    Gamertag: Smoo1976
     
  8. cliffordcooley

    cliffordcooley TS Guardian Fighter Posts: 8,555   +2,898

    Send me an XBox One before sending me an invite. lol
     
  9. Matamba

    Matamba TS Rookie

    Can I please get an invite, my game tag is jaykejuju. Thanks
     

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