No multiplayer beta for Halo 4, still set for a 2012 release

If you have been waiting for a multiplayer beta for the upcoming Halo 4 game, well, you are in for some bad news. In a recent Halo Bulletin, it was announced that Halo 4 will not feature a multiplayer beta, and instead, you must wait for the final release later this year.

"While we are testing Halo 4 code, gameplay, and systems at significant scale to get excellent data, input, and feedback, we are focused on polishing and shipping our experience for the duration of the year, and splitting resources to manage and build a beta is not on our schedule," the Bulletin stated. As far as a release date goes, this is what was said: "In precisely 2012. The actual ship date (and other details) will be rolled out in the not-too-crazy-distant future."

A fake Halo 4 Beta website claiming to offer access to the beta program was deemed unofficial and malicious by Microsoft recently with intent to trick users into revealing their Xbox Live password. Microsoft has filed a complaint to attain that domain. Microsoft has been warning users that any website or source claiming to offer access to the Halo 4 Beta program are fakes, designed to trick you into revealing your Xbox Live password.

Recently, we caught a glimpse of Halo 4 in a new video. The video talks about the Master Chief, who is the main character in the Halo franchise. He has received new armour for his new journey in the Halo universe: