If you want to be in the beta test Star Wars: The Old Republic you'd better get in line as the beta test already has 1.5 million registered users dying to wield a lightsaber. No beta start date has even been announced, but according to an article from GameIndustry.biz, EA Chief Financial Officer Eric Brown said, "We've got well north of a million, million and a half ready to test for free."
Brown went on to say, "We're not that concerned about generating initial demand. For us it's about creating the right experience, expanded beyond the tier one and the tier two users."
If you want to try your chances for a beta invite you can sign up to be a participant. May the force be with you, you're going to need all the luck you can get.