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MAG Beta Test for Qore Subscribers Launching Thursday

Kevin Furuichi's Avatar Posted by Executive Producer, PlayStation Network

Here’s an update about the status of the MAG Public Beta email vouchers. The first wave of voucher codes for the MAG Beta will be e-mailed to all current Qore subscribers beginning today and continuing over the next few days. Follow the instructions so that you’ll be ready to download the Beta and jump in when the test starts this Thursday, September 17. The email subject line will be:

“You’re in: Welcome to the MAG Beta”

And, the email voucher will look like this:

Qore MAG Beta

Remember, you only have 4 days left to get in on the action as the Public Beta entry deadline for Qore subscribers is this Thursday, September 17. Please allow at least 5 business days for delivery once you subscribe.

Qore subscribers will have access to the MAG Beta Test from September 17 through November 8. The hours of operation are Monday through Friday, 10am-1pm and 5-8pm Pacific (PDT).

Once again, here are the eligibility requirements:

  • The Qore MAG Beta offer is open to Qore subscribers only, not to single episode purchasers.
  • All Beta invitations are restricted to persons 18 years and older.
  • We must have your current, valid e-mail address on file.
  • You must be opted in to receiving communications from PlayStation.
  • Vouchers will be sent to the e-mail associated with the PSN account that purchased the Qore subscription, not to any sub-accounts.

You can update your e-mail address and check your notification preferences via your profile on or on the PS3 itself under Account Management/Account Information. Be sure that you have “opted in” to receive our communications.

We hope you enjoy the MAG Beta, and don’t forget to leave your feedback at Beta Central by following the instructions in the voucher e-mail. As this is a Beta is a work-in-progress and not representative of the final game, your input is vital.

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silverthehedgeh said:

September 14th, 11:49 pm

im in the beta all ready does the private beta people have to enter the open beta code to keep using it

CrippeLz said:

September 15th, 12:14 am

where can i get this beta code?

warspite101 said:

September 15th, 12:28 am

hey i was just wondering, i preordered the game months aho, and i recently read that the preorders would get a beta code, when is that happening?

dillmister said:

September 15th, 1:23 am

Question about first wave beta users. All the people in the original beta do get to participate in the new beta and do we have to re-download the beta? Thanks for any information you can give me :)

spectyre said:

September 15th, 2:08 am

@ Kevin

I’ve been a Quore subscriber since the beginning… still haven’t received my code yet. I am of age, I have the proper boxes checked in my profile, still nuttin’.

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    Kevin Furuichi said:

    September 17th, 10:41 am

    The good news is that your name was on the list of Qore subscribers, and you were recently sent a voucher. The bad news is that your email is invalid or you have opted out of communications from SCEA, so the voucher could not be delivered.

    Please contact SCEA Consumer Services at:
    Click on the “Contact Customer Services” tab at the top of the page. On the email screen, select “PlayStation Network” as the Product and “Voucher Codes” as the Topic. Once Customer Services receives your inquiry, they will reply and supply your voucher code.

lazerustheduck said:

September 15th, 3:07 am

Well I’ve got the qore code and it isn’t working.
I’ve gone to the redeem code made sure the input is in caps like on the code and all I get is this code may have already been redeemed etc.
Feeling rather peed off.

badassbr said:

September 15th, 3:15 am

Man =(
I got the mag email but when I go and use it, it says its been used or its invalid =/

lazerustheduck said:

September 15th, 3:18 am

@badassbr Sounds rotten but glad I’m not the only one.

nathaniel36 said:

September 15th, 3:43 am

got the code today, but says invalid, is it going live on thursday for download as well, cant wait to play, but will have to console myself with the uncharted 2 beta till then , which is AWESOME, see all MAG beta testers on the battlefield

lazerustheduck said:

September 15th, 3:45 am

Just checking boards and apparently the codes got today aren’t redeemable till the 17th.
Thanks for telling us this Sony.

T9X-69 said:

September 15th, 4:07 am

Everyone needs to chill out and take the time to read the post. Here’s a lot of questions people been asking hope this helps everyone.

1. If your subscribed on or by the 17th you will get a code but please allow 5 days after you subscribe to receive a code

2. Code are sent out in waves so even if your a day 1 subscriber don’t freak out if you havn’t got a code you will get it by thursday

3. Your code will NOT work until the 17th so don’t waste your time trying to redeem because its going to come up as invalid.

4. If September is your last issues and you downloaded it you WILL receive a code just be patient

5. The Beta is restricted to certain times and days check your email for details.

6. Everyone who was in the private beta will roll over to the Qore beta.

Hope this helps people and remember SEND FEEDBACK don’t just play. Your in the Beta for a reason to contribute your time and report any bugs to help make this game better :)

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    Kevin Furuichi said:

    September 15th, 10:48 am

    Thank you for the overnight coverage!

kracken said:

September 15th, 4:39 am

Received mine this morning roll on Thursday 17th :)

Berae said:

September 15th, 5:31 am

Nevermind I received mine this morning even if my subscription ended this month, ill renew next month anyway

Thanks for the voucher

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    Kevin Furuichi said:

    September 15th, 10:46 am


    Great to know you got your code and your email works for us. Enjoy the beta and hope you subscribe next month when we\’ll feature Ratchet & Clank: Crack in Time, Borderlands, Blur, and a look at the EyePet technology all in October.

riokuuchiha said:

September 15th, 6:32 am

This is not cool, I got my MAG beta code last night and it DOESNT WORK! I was waiting for the code for so long, but does anyone knnow how I can get through to someone who can get me a new code or do i get another one tonight?

KillerDante said:

September 15th, 6:54 am

@ 213: Please read the post haha. We can redeem the code this 17th when the beta starts, also check the times 10am-1pm and 5-8pm Pacific (PDT) I will also convert it so its 1pm-4pm and 8pm-11pm Eastern (EST). Hope to see you online =)

JAXX377 said:

September 15th, 7:27 am

If you were a member of the Private Beta and still get a Qore code can you give it to a friend who is of age or is it locked to your account

mcbuttz78 said:

September 15th, 9:20 am

well i hav 1 question. what mag beta wave is this?? i know i missed the 1st or 2nd?

Chingy1337 said:

September 15th, 9:23 am

Oh great. I bought the annual subscription of qore thinking I could get my code. Well, I guess not since I’m not 18 yet. Awesome, best news all day.

Heavyneto said:

September 15th, 9:53 am

So, I’ve just received the Beta voucher in my e-mail, but, for my surprise, when I tried to redeem the code I got a message saying it is wrong or expired. I am pretty sure I’ve entered the right code, and since I just received it I don’t think its spired, so I ask: What could possibly be wrong? Could I inform my code and receive another one in the same e-mail account? I was really hoping I could have it working, and the Betas are the main reason why I subscribe to Qore, so, if its not working, why keep the subscription? Well… I hope you guys at PLAYSTATION BLOG can help me find the answers. Thanks!

mike724 said:

September 15th, 10:09 am

i have a simple question i’m new to the blog but have been playing ps since the one first came out,on to my question i have received my code for mag the only problem its doesn’t work (strange?) what do i do ?? someone help pls

mike724 said:

September 15th, 10:12 am

thanks t9x-69 for the info (read the post late)


September 15th, 10:31 am

Is there any way that there could be another beta test time later at night? I got to school on the morning and work at night, I don’t get home until 9:45 in chicago time. So in reality i only get about 15 minutes of playing time. Please Sony pull some strings for the busy people out there, we really want to contribute into making games for the superior system.

phatso64 said:

September 15th, 11:15 am


bludragonflie said:

September 15th, 11:18 am

Read @211 and you will get the answers why your Mag beta vouchers are not working, also the title does say thursday

phatso64 said:

September 15th, 11:20 am


XTheFoolX said:

September 15th, 11:29 am

My friend told me about the Qore beta if you have a subscription. He also told me that I would have to buy a years subcription to get the Mag beta code. But, im skeptical about almost everything. Luckily I didnt waste my money to get the Mag beta code because I wouldnt have been able to use it with those silly hours that were given to Qore subscribers. This is ridiculous, how could they really think people in any time zone other than PDT could use this. I wouldnt be making an issue of this if it werent for the fact that Qore and PSN hadnt made a buck off of the fact that people wanted the MAG beta code. They should be ashamed of themselves.

terranwolf said:

September 15th, 12:09 pm

Considering that Kevin Furuchi is now assuming we can’t even enter in the codes until the 17th..

..which is pretty dumb in the first place; they should have just emailed everyone on the 17th, or, made the codes work just fine but restrict the download until the 17th.

Anyone before that reply by Kevin (on page 5 of the comments) is pretty ignorant if they were acting like it’s obvious the codes don’t work until the 17th. Nowhere in the email does it mention when the codes work, but rather when the beta STARTS. Entirely different objects.

In short, the email should have been worded better instead of causing mass confusion.

XTheFoolX said:

September 15th, 12:19 pm

True, they didnt read their emails thoroughly. That means they probably didnt read the days or times of availability either, meaning their will be more posts when they find this out the hard way.

Alias03 said:

September 15th, 1:15 pm

READ THE POST!!! ALL of your questions can be answered by just reading the post! I hate to sound harsh, but its really annoying that all the questions you guys asked have been answered a number of times. If I was Kevin Furuichi I would be pulling my hair out at your ignorance.

elPatron_809 said:

September 15th, 1:56 pm

i am sooooo gonna reserve diz game

jdawg1015 said:

September 15th, 2:11 pm

i got a Beta code last night and tried to enter it but it didnt work, do i wait till the 17th and then it will work?

Android66 said:

September 15th, 2:22 pm

Correct me if I am wrong, but 10am-1pm; 5pm-8pm Pacific is the same as:
11am-2pm; 6-9pm Mountain
12-3pm; 7-10pm Central
1-4pm; 8-11pm Eastern

How is that a ridiculous time for everyone but Pacific? In fact, if you work until 6pm, you actually get an hour *less* to play if you are in the Pacific zone. Everyone else gets three hours after work, and if you take lunch from 12-1, you can sneak an hour in there too…except East Coast (take a late lunch!) :)

freddy1213 said:

September 15th, 2:26 pm

If I subscribe to Qore on Thursday, September 17, 2009 will I still be able to get into the Mag beta? Kevin Furuichi or someone that works on the site please answer!!!

Maverick_111 said:

September 15th, 2:30 pm

I justs got mine TODAY!!! YEAH!!!
But Im asuming i cant DL MAG Beta till Thursday right?

October30 said:

September 15th, 2:37 pm

They didn’t specify in the e-mail about the date to download. I though I had the wrong codes. Thank God for PSN Blogs.


September 15th, 3:00 pm

hey i got my code but it says its either incorrect or not valid is it because im trying to use it before sept 17???

freddy1213 said:

September 15th, 3:11 pm

Yes, that is exactly why.

tijms said:

September 15th, 3:34 pm

i still dint get the beta invite on my email when does it come? but i subscribed to Qore on 1st septmber please help

bludragonflie said:

September 15th, 3:41 pm

i still didn get mine either, but they asid it will be sent out in waves, so hopefully we will get ours soon

Ejsponge61 said:

September 15th, 4:03 pm

I got my code, but it says that its invalid. Help please!

PvtPoopy said:

September 15th, 4:50 pm

My God there are a lot of dumb people that read this blog. I feel so sorry for the people that run this site. If any of you bothered to read the e-mail, this blog post or many of these threads, you might get the picture that you have to wait until Sept 17 to get the game and play it. If its not working now, wait until Sept 17th.


tijms said:

September 15th, 5:50 pm

Yea lets hope we get the code bludragonflie :)

aaronp01 said:

September 15th, 5:59 pm

I swear some of you are completely braindead! Read the TITLE! It says MAG Beta Test launching THURSDAY! Today is Tuesday. Obviously it’s not going to let you in. When the calender says 9/17,and it’s during the available hours, we will all get to play. Everyone chill….

stri said:

September 15th, 6:43 pm


maxcas7 said:

September 15th, 6:43 pm

im thinking of suscribing to qore just for this beta… but i want to be sure that if i suscribe i WILL get a MAG beta code.

can anyone confirm this for me?

Bomanduke said:

September 15th, 6:51 pm

Well, I’m subscribed to Qore and now have the appropriate boxes checked, hopefully I’ll get the beta code soon…Been anxiously waiting to try out this game.

Recon73 said:

September 15th, 7:14 pm

I subscribed to Qore on 8/23 and have not received code yet. My account is over 18 and I am opted in. I hardly ever receive e-mail from sony should I be concerned?

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    Kevin Furuichi said:

    September 17th, 10:43 am

    The good news is that your name was on the list of Qore subscribers, and you were recently sent a voucher. The bad news is that your email is invalid or you have opted out of communications from SCEA, so the voucher could not be delivered.

    Please contact SCEA Consumer Services at:
    Click on the “Contact Customer Services” tab at the top of the page. On the email screen, select “PlayStation Network” as the Product and “Voucher Codes” as the Topic. Once Customer Services receives your inquiry, they will reply and supply your voucher code.

halcon3 said:

September 15th, 7:21 pm

so i am very confused do you have to be 18 years old and under to play the mag public beta or is it 18 years old and up to play cause in the thing is says “All Beta invitations are restricted to persons 18 years and older.”

someone please help cause if its 18 years old and under to play that is not right especially if its rated M

CidersShadow03 said:

September 15th, 11:57 pm

My code is n ot working .What do I need to do?

Guerilla_Da_GOON said:

September 15th, 11:57 pm

I just ordered Qore today, when will I recieve a beta key?

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