Btest, which means Beta test is a way of testing games and helping developers improve their games. It helps Gearbox get valuable information about the game and they know which areas are being played the most, which weapons are being used.
The new update adds in stat-tracking service making it easier to compare your stats with friends. It’s only available for Steam. You can check out the entire description below.
- Implemented new opt-in stat-tracking service, BTest, for Steam players.
- The result of ongoing work within Gearbox Labs, BTest is a limited-time experiment that offers you the chance to help us tune and improve our games.
- By choosing to participate in BTest, you help us learn more about the world of Borderlands (what guns are the most popular and effective, what areas are being played the most, etc.) just by playing the game!
- You will be able to compare your characters to your friends and other players throughout the world through the Gearbox Labs site. > – For more information on BTest, visit http://labs.gearboxsoftware.com
Added new EULA and opt-in / opt-out menu choices for BTest functionality. Save games now sync with Steam Cloud for remote backup.
For indepth information about Btest, you can check out the FAQ here.