Ok... what does "beta" mean?

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  1. Jedi

    Jedi Member!

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    Ok...

    I may have asked this somewhere wlse, but if so, I can't find it... Ok, what does 'beta' mean? I see it around and it usually refers to TFT... Is it like a demo or something? And if so, where can I find it?

    Thanks,

    Jedi
     
  2. FleshRipper[pd]

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    Its a prerelease version.
     
  3. Zaku

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    Beta was sent out to random people who signed up. These people (like me) test TFT out for bugs and balance issues.
     
  4. Jedi

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    ah

    Jedi
     
  5. vunar

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    Alpha is version which doesnt work propertly , beta is version that still doesnt work propertly :D
     
  6. Emperor Pan I

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    Re: Ok...

    A clearer version, is a near final version of a game. In blizzards case, they send it to ppl, some companys just hire people to test it, or the makers do a test on it.

    My brother once downloaded the Smackdown Beta for PS2 and got it on a CD. It worked, but not everything was in it.
     
  7. M3_feelin_0wn3d

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    i refer to see it like a demo 2. only with people who suscribed for it and after a while then write a note to the makers of the game for discovered bugs and about balances
     
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    ooo can u send the beta to ppl if u were chosen to test? i would love to see what its like!
     
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    ok i dled the beta installer, but what is the rest of the stuff on that page for? like the frozen throne v1, and all that warforge stuff?
     
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