If you’ve been itching to browse the web directly from your Xbox 360 console, today may be your lucky day. The 2012 Xbox LIVE update public beta is now open and accepting registrations.
Major Nelson just announced it on his blog, saying that numbers are limited.
Numbers are limited, so sign up today. If you’re selected as a tester, an update will be pushed to your console once the public beta kicks off. The update will contain select dashboard features, including:
- Internet Explorer for Xbox
- Personalized dashboard recommendations
- Enhanced category search and discovery features
if you’re lucky enough to be selected as one of the testers, you’ll have to sign a non-disclosure agreement as well as fill out a short survey when the beta period ends. It’s a great way for Microsoft to get feedback from its loyal Xbox LIVE users, and good way for you to get access to the whole web on your console before everyone else.
Microsoft announced that Internet Explorer was coming to Xbox LIVE back at E3 in June. It will launch with full Kinect and SmartGlass support and will require an Xbox LIVE Gold account.
You can access the sign up here.