Xbox gamers looking forward to the launch of the new Halo 5 Guardians Beta testing phase to begin will be pleased to know that Microsoft and 343 Studios has announced the beta Xbox gameplay will commence on December 29th 2014 a few days later than first thought and run for three full weeks.
To gain access to the upcoming Halo 5 Guardians Beta you will need to purchase a Halo: The Master Chief Collection which is launching in November 2014.
Developer 343 Studios also explained that the new Halo 5 Guardians game will run at 60fps and will be available on dedicated servers with some special unlocks being available within the beta gameplay that will then carry forward to the full release later in 2015.
“Be among the first to experience a new generation of “Halo” multiplayer in the “Halo 5: Guardians” Multiplayer Beta. Gear up for the “Halo 5: Guardians” Multiplayer Beta by unlocking exclusive content in Halo: The Master Chief Collection and Halo: Nightfall. These exclusive items will carry over into Halo 5: Guardians.”
Source: 343 Studios