YoYo Games are very happy to announce that GameMaker Studio 2.3.0 is now in the Beta stage. At the moment this is a limited sign-up rollout, so get on it quick!!! Full details about sigining up are in the blog post below, as well as links to blogs with detailed information on the new features, and a video series on using the anticipated Sequences feature.
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NOTE! Closed Beta members do NOT need to re-apply! Also note that if you are already on the beta and have a question or think you have found a bug, please post on the official helpdesk forum found here: https://help.yoyogames.com/hc/en-us/community/topics/360000260018-GameMaker-Studio-Beta Do NOT post in this topic as there will be no official replies from YYG staff, and no bugs will be fixed unless they go through the proper channels.
EDIT: For those of you wanting a sneak peak of the changes and features, here's a link to download the Beta manual:
Keep in mind, this is NOT THE FINAL DOCUMENTATION and features may still change or be added or removed.
Just download the ZIP, unzip it somewhere, then run the "index.html" file. Enjoy!