Halo 5 Multiplayer Beta Expands With New Maps & Modes | Broken Joysticks

Jan
04

Halo 5 Multiplayer Beta Expands With New Maps & Modes

Owners of Halo: The Master Chief Collection can now enjoy the Xbox One only multiplayer beta for Halo 5: Guardians. Players were able to ring in the new year with a killing spree as the beta began last week on December 28th and will last until January 18th. A major update to the beta was released a few days ago that adds more weapons and a brand new game mode.

The new mode is called ‘Breakout’ where every player begins the match with only one life and the first team to win five rounds claims victory. In terms of new maps  Regret joins the list of available maps, Regret is a remake of the multiplayer map Midship from 2004’s Halo 2. 

Check out a full list of maps and weapons available in the beta below after the jump.

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Check Out 15 Minutes of Gameplay In The Video Above

Multiplayer Maps:

  • Eden
  • Empire
  • Truth
  • Pegasus
  • Orion
  • Regret

Available Weapons:

  • Assault Rifle
  • Battle Rifle
  • DMR (Designated Marksmen Rifle)
  • Submachine gun
  • Sniper Rifle
  • Rocket Launcher
  • Prophets Bane
  • Magnum
  • Light Rifle
  • Shotgun
  • Grenade Launcher

If any other updates to Halo 5‘s mulitplayer beta occur before its closure on Jan 18th we’ll be sure to bring it to you. Halo 5: Guardians  is expected to launch in the Fall of 2015.

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