New Xbox Experience beta signups open
As he hinted about earlier this week
, Major Nelson has updated his blog
with details on how to sign up for a chance to download the New Xbox Experience
prior to its official Nov. 19 launch. It's called the "Xbox 360 Fall 2008 Preview Program," and, in order to participate, you must sign into Microsoft Connect
with a valid Windows Live ID and complete a brief survey.
As Major Nelson points out, filling out the survey won't guarantee you early access to the NXE. He says that several thousand participants will be chosen, however, and that your chances are best if you're an Xbox Live Gold member (although Silver members can still apply). Those who are selected can expect to be contacted via the email address they provide within a week.