The Halo 5: Guardians multiplayer beta will be making a return to Xbox tomorrow, December 29th, until January 18th, 2015, and will be accessible through Halo: The Master Chief Collection. The beta will feature a small portion of Halo 5: Guardians multiplayer which will focus on 4 vs. 4 arena gameplay. The beta will also feature all-new Spartan abilities, which you can read about here. Featuring intense 4 vs. 4 showdowns, arena combat will focus on providing matches that are balanced and competitive. The multiplayer beta includes seven maps and three game types, as well as a variety of different armor sets to customize your Spartan. Throughout the beta, players will have the opportunity provide feedback through the Halo Channel. During the beta players will have access to seven small maps which are: Crossfire Eden Empire Pegasus Regret Trench Truth Game Types The beta will include three game types. Breakout Team Slayer Strongholds The Halo 5: Guardians Multiplayer Beta will run on dedicated servers at 60 frames-per-second to deliver the best multiplayer experience, and include unlockables which can be carried over to Halo 5: Guardians when it launches in fall of 2015.