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Revealed at Microsoft's E3 2013 Media Briefing, Halo 5 is the next mainline Halo game in the journey of Master Chief Petty Officer John-117 set for release on the Xbox One in the Fall of 2015. Halo 5: Guardians will be powered by a brand new engine running at 60 fps on the Xbox One. The game's campaign will be set post Halo 4. We will also see the debut of Office of Naval Intelligence's Agent Jameson Locke who will play a important role in the game, Agent Locke will also be a playable character in Halo 5: Guardian's campaign.
Set after the events of Halo 4, The Master Chief has gone a wall from the UNSC for plot connected reasons. Agent Locke is enlisted to help find and bring Spartan 117 back home to the UNSC.
Included in the beta will be a small taste of weapons in the Halo 5 sandbox. These are the confirmed weapons so far.
- Battle Rifle
- Assault Rifle
- Sub Machine Gun
- Sniper Rifle
- Rocket Launcher
- Energy Sword
In the multiplayer beta there will be a total of 7 multiplayer maps. One multiplayer map has been identified as a remake of fan favorite Midship knows as Truth in Halo 5. Confirmed maps thus far.
Halo 5: Guardians Multiplayer Beta
At E3 2014, 343 Industries revealed that Halo 5: Guardians would be receiving a multiplayer beta. Access to the beta is included in Halo: The Master Chief Collection. The initial teaser revealed the multiplayer as a "next generation arena multiplayer".
Beta Begins December 27, 2014 and ends January 22, 2015
The multiplayer beta will focus on
- Tight 4 vs 4 gameplay
- Small map sizes
- No customized load outs, everyone one on equal footing
- 7 Maps
- Team Weapon / Map Control
- Spartan armor customizations