WarCraft III Beta Tomorrow

GameSpot reports that the beta test of WarCraft III: Reign of Chaos, the 3D role-playing RTS by Blizzard, is to commence tomorrow. Backing that up is the fact that Blizzard's ftp server already offers some beta patches for download, but there is no information when the 5,000 selected testers will be notified about their acceptance into the program. Update: Blizzard sends along a note that selected testers (out of a total of 100,000 applications) will receive an email confirming their participation, and "The Beta discs have been sent via Federal Express and will arrive in the next few days."
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Re: The testers have been selected!
Feb 7, 2002, 23:04
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Re: The testers have been selected! Feb 7, 2002, 23:04
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Are you kidding? 3 people out of all the Blue's News readers and you think that's high? That's high! (in the inebriated sense).

I suppose that Blizzard can take as long as they want to notify the beta testers, but I seriously doubt it takes more than a few hours to send out 5000 e-mails if they put their minds to it - spammers do 100 times that on a regular basis.

Rest assured, the e-mails really are out, the CDs really are on the way, and most likely you really are going to have to wait for a retail copy if you didn't get an e-mail. If it makes you feel any better, I prefer single-player and didn't realize this was battle.net only when I signed up. C'est la vie.

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