Halo 5: Guardians Multiplayer Beta in December
Beta to focus on arena gameplay, items could carry over to full release
Microsoft has announced during the Xbox gamescom 2014 Media Briefing that the Halo 5: Guardians Multiplayer Beta will run from Dec. 29, 2014 through Jan. 18, 2015 and focus on arena gameplay.
Featuring 4 vs. 4 showdowns, arena combat in Halo 5: Guardians will start players with the same loadout, ensuring matches are balanced. The Multiplayer Beta includes seven maps and three game types, as well as a variety of different armor sets to customize your Spartan with.
The Multiplayer Beta will run on dedicated servers at 60 frames-per-second, and include unlockables which can be carried over to Halo 5: Guardians when it launches in fall in 2015.
Fans can get access to the Halo 5: Guardians Multiplayer Beta as part of Halo: The Master Chief Collection, which releases on Nov. 11, 2014.