The upcoming Halo: Reach Beta will 'represent a sub-section of almost every main portion of the game', according to Bungie's Community Leader Brian Garrad. Public testing of the sci-fi prequel will contain a truckload of content that will give players "a really good representative sampling of the final game."
Garrad, speaking to Xbox Live Editor Dan Maher (via TheLostGamer
), spoke of some of the specific details of the Beta; "We'll have a couple of the new armour abilities that we've been talking about, which are sort of the new version of equipment. They have pretty immense implications for gameplay.
"Some of the weapons will be in there, we'll have a subset of maps, we'll have a subset of game-types - some of which are returning favourites, and some are brand new that people don't even know about yet." Of course, Garrad also says that Bungie will be holding back a lot of material so that they can continue to surprise fans before Halo: Reach
All very exciting. Who's wanting to jump in, then?