Halo 5: Guardians has been a majorly debated topic across the globe. Many players earlier accused Halo 4 of a slow transition towards Call of Duty whereas some beta users now saying that Halo 5: Guardians is COD in space. Well, we'll let you decide the rest once you play the game for yourself. It has been revealed that Halo 5 beta multiplayer is finally online which according to Xbox Wire is:
"giving fans around the world their first taste of the next evolution of Halo combat. "
Multiplayer Beta for Halo 5: Guardian Starts
Available to those who purchased Halo: The Master Chief Collection, the Halo 5: Guardians Multiplayer Beta started yesterday through to January 18, 2015. The content unlocked in the previous versions of the game for use in the Halo 5: Guardians Multiplayer Beta can be carried over to the new addition ti the franchise according to the Xbox Wire. And additionally, Halo 5: Guardians gameplay was defined as the following:
"Halo 5: Guardians brings the next evolution of combat to Xbox One, featuring arena multiplayer, new modes and all-new Spartan Abilities.4
The Halo 5: Guardians Multiplayer Beta is focused on 4v4 Arena multiplayer and is built upon Halo’s legacy as the definitive arena shooter. The beta represents only a small portion of the epic plans we have for multiplayer in Halo 5: Guardians."
Pre-Order Details for Halo 5: Guardians Unveiled
Launching exclusively early in 2015, pre-orders for the game have been unveiled and consumers have three pre-order editions to choose from. Eager fans of the series can reserve a copy and exclusive upcoming game content. The editions according to Xbox page are:
- Standard Edition for $59.99 – Halo 5: Guardians plus an exclusive poster (Limited-quantity offer at participating retailers), only available to those who pre-order.
- Limited Edition(while supplies last) for $99.99 – Everything in the Standard Edition plus new digital content to enhance Spartan combat and exclusive items wrapped in a uniquely designed steel book.
- Limited Collector’s Edition(while supplies last) for $249.99 – Everything in the Limited Edition as well as additional content such as a commemorative numbered statue designed by 343 Industries. More details on the design to be shared at a later date.
Earlier, a gameplay video for the beta game was released showing a very stable game running at 720p and 60 fps. It was also apparent that the gameplay was arena based which is to the liking of many regular FPS players and the weaponry was less alien-like than what was expected - read more and check out the video here.
To pre-order your copy from the Microsoft Store visit the Halo 5: Guardians Pre-Order page.