Our sister site Joystiq pointed out last night to their readers that the BlizzCon 2008 beta codes were now being accepted, and we thought it prudent to pass the news along to you.
You can enter the code over at http://www.blizzcon.com/beta and enjoy the satisfaction that you'll get knowing in a few months (or less?) you'll be playing the beta of StarCraft II.
The code took me a few others on staff a couple tries to enter. 'B' looks like '8', and 'S' looks like '8'. You'll probably need to try a few different permutations of the code until you get it right. When you enter the right code, you'll get an email 'confirmation' that really just tells you that you've entered the key successfully. You don't have to do anything further. The email is a little oddly worded though, and doesn't look like your typical Blizzard email. So we've posted a copy of it after the break for folks.
BlizzCon 2009 is coming up on August 21st and 22nd of this year. We'll be there in force again. Should be a blast!
Beta confirmation email
To: Adam Holisky
Date: Sat, Apr 25, 2009 at 1:10 PM
Subject: Beta Signup Confirmation
This eMail is to confirm the address entered for the Blizzard Future Beta Sign-Up.
When the chosen beta test begins in the future, we will eMail this address with further instructions. Please keep this eMail active and make sure to check back -- you never know when your invitation will appear!
Thank you for your interest in testing our games -- we hope to see you soon!
Here is your signup information:
First Name: Adam
Last Name: Holisky