Research in Motion today announced via the Inside BlackBerry Developers Blog that it has launched the BlackBerry Native SDK for Tablet OS Closed Beta targeting game developers who want to create games for the BlackBerry PlayBook.  The Native SDK will enable developers to create rich and compelling games for the BlackBerry PlayBook  tablet using C/C++, the Standard Template Library (STL) and Open GL ES 1.1/2.0.

The BlackBerry Native SDK for Tablet OS is in closed beta, so, you must apply to participate.  Fill out this form and RIM will contact you.  Space is limited and entry into the beta is based on a first come first serve, so act fast if you are interested in participating.