The beta for blur began on March 8th with beta codes given out from various gaming websites. The beta allowed players to participate on six tracks, four game modes, fourteen fully licensed vehicles and over thirty challenges.
It also included Blur's Experience leveling design as various items unlocked ate certain levels with the cap being set at Level 10. The cap was raised to Level 15 on March 25. blur was made into a public beta on April 6th and was made available to anyone via the Xbox Live Marketplace.
The beta also allowed players to connect to Twitter to post updates through the game.