This morning at Gamescom, Microsoft and 343 Industries talked a little about the multiplayer beta for Halo 5: Guardians. The beta will run from December 29th to January 18th.

 

343 Industries said that having a beta this early in development is “crucial,” since it allows the development team to react to feedback from players. The beta will focus on 4-on-4 arena matches and will run at 60 frames-per-second.

 

The Halo 5: Guardians multiplayer beta will come with Halo: The Master Chief Collection, which will be released for Xbox One on November 11th, 2014.

Ishaan Sahdev
Ishaan specializes in game design/sales analysis. He's the former managing editor of Siliconera and a contributing writer at GamesIndustry.biz. He also used to moonlight as a professional manga editor. These days, his day job has nothing to do with games, but the two inform each other nonetheless.

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