Today is an important day for the Master Chief’s fans, because Halo 5: Guardians starts its multiplayer beta! Also, new details about the pre-order editions of the game were revealed, giving you plenty of time to decide what version do you want to have later in 2015.
Being an exclusive title on Xbox One, Halo 5: Guardians will be a system seller as the previous ones in the series. Halo 5: Guardians continues the story of the Master Chief and introduces a new central character to the Halo universe – Spartan Locke. Peace is shattered when colony worlds are unexpectedly attacked. And when humanity’s greatest hero goes missing, Spartan Locke is tasked with hunting the Master Chief and solving a mystery that threatens the entire galaxy.
If you are convinced that you must have this game on day one, you can already pre-order* one of the three versions available and get some exclusive content:
- Standard Edition for $59.99 – Halo 5: Guardians plus an exclusive poster, only available to those who pre-order.
- Limited Edition 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 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.
About the Halo 5: Guardians Multiplayer Beta, 4v4 Arena multiplayer, a small portion of what 343 Industries has prepared for us. To have access to the multiplayer beta which will end on January 18th 2015, you need to have purchased Halo: The Master Chief Collection.
*To pre-order your copy from the Microsoft Store or your favorite retailer, visit the Halo 5: Guardians Pre-Order page.
Source: Xbox Wire