Word on the street is that Blackberry Messenger, currently officially available to BlackBerry Beta Zone members, will soon hit the BlackBerry App World Test Center becoming available to all.

BlackBerry Messenger features include:

  • New chat UI
  • Updated picture posting feature
  • Easier main contact menu
  • The option to choose not to have connected BBM contacts’ SMS messages come through BBM
  • Updated menu options for ease of use
  • Add any text messaging contact and have them show up with other BBM contacts
  • Overall movement between chats and group chat has been greatly improved

[Via BlackBerry Leaks]