Microsoft has announced that the Halo 5 Guardians Multiplayer Beta TEST PHASE will start on December 27, 2014.
In order to be eligible to experience the Halo 5 Guardians Multiplayer Beta testing, users will have to purchase?and unlock exclusive content within the Xbox One Halo: The Master Chief Collection and Halo: Nightfall games. Once unlocked, the exclusive items will carry users over into the Halo 5: Guardians game.
Talking about the best lineup of games in Xbox history, Microsoft said that the Master Chief?s entire story is brought together as ?Halo: The Master Chief Collection.?
?Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary,? ?Halo 2 Anniversary,? ?Halo 3,? and ?Halo 4? are all included with Xbox One visual fidelity, 60 fps, a total of 45 campaign missions, and more than 100 multiplayer (including the original ?Halo: Combat Evolved?) maps and Spartan Ops maps. Along with new prologue and epilogue cut scenes that foreshadow ?Halo 5: Guardians,? this is the collection ?Halo? fans have been waiting for, all on Xbox One.
With The Halo: The Master Chief Collection?s launching on November 2014 for the Xbox One, Microsoft explains:
?The Master Chief Collection is a beast of an offering brimming with more bonuses, enhancements, and extras than you can shake an Energy Sword at. For starters, each title is optimized to take full advantage of the Xbox One?s power and will run at 60 frames-per-second.?
In an official press release, Microsoft said that they are committed in delivering amazing experiences that will help define this generation of games and delight the millions of passionate Xbox fans around the world. ?Xbox will be the only place you can enjoy the most-anticipated blockbusters and new franchises, including exclusives like ?Sunset Overdrive,? ?Halo: The Master Chief Collection,? ?Forza Horizon 2,? and ?Dance Central Spotlight.? In addition, on Xbox One gamers will be able to play upcoming hits like ?Destiny,? ?Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare,? ?Assassin?s Creed Unity? and a vibrant catalog of games from independent developers,? said Phil Spencer, head of Xbox.
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