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Halo Infinite beta weekend dates revealed and here’s what’s in store

Halo Infinite beta weekend dates revealed and here’s what’s in store

HALO Infinite is launching this December, one year after its initial release date.

As we hurtle towards December 8, some Xbox players are getting early some hands-on time with the Halo Infinite multiplayer beta.

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343 Industries

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343 Industries has laid out the schedule for this month’s Halo Infinite multiplayer beta.

Taking place over two weekends, and during specific windows, players will be given access to 4v4 Arena, and 12v12 Big Team Battle (BTB).

To get into the beta, players will have needed to register with the Halo Insiders program before September 13.

Emails will be sent out to those selected, so be sure to keep tabs on your inbox and spam folder.

The first Halo Infinite beta weekend runs from Thursday, September 23 to Sunday, September 26.

The second beta weekend runs from Thursday, September 30 to Sunday, October 3.

As per the Halo Waypoint blog post, matchmaking will take place in specific windows, so be sure you’re online for these play sessions.

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The second beta weekend will include even more players, so if you didn’t register in time, you can still join for Big Team Battle.

343 hasn’t elaborated on the finer details of how to get in, but we suggest signing up to the Halo Insider program in the meantime if you haven’t already.

You can check out the full schedule for both Halo Infinite beta weekends below.

Halo Infinite Weekend 1 – Arena (4v4)

  • Thursday evening, September 23 (Pacific time zone):
    • Build becomes available for download Thursday night
    • Training Mode and Weapon Drills are available
  • Friday, September 24, matchmaking available:
    • PST: 10am-2pm and 5pm-9pm
    • EST: 1pm-5pm and 8pm-midnight
    • BST: 6pm-10pm and Saturday, September 25 at 1am-5am
  • Saturday, September 25, matchmaking available:
    • PST: 10am-2pm and 5pm-9pm
    • EST: 1pm-5pm and 8pm-midnight
    • BST: 6pm-10pm and Sunday, September 26 at 1am-5am
  • Sunday, September 26, matchmaking available:
    • PST: 10am-2pm and 5pm-9pm
    • EST:1pm-5pm and 8pm-midnight
    • BST: 6pm-10pm and Monday, September 27 at 1am-5am
  • Monday, September 27, Flight access closes until Weekend 2:
    • 10am PT / 1pm EST / 6pm BST 

Halo Infinite Weekend 2 – BTB (12v12) and Arena

  • Thursday evening, September 30 (Pacific time zone):
    • Flight access turns on
    • Training Mode and Weapon Drills become available
  • Friday, October 1, matchmaking available:
    • PST: 10am-2pm and 5pm-9pm
    • EST: 1pm-5pm and 8pm-midnight
    • BST: 6pm-10pm and Saturday, October 2 at 1am-5am
  • Saturday, October 2, matchmaking available:
    • PST: 10am-2pm and 5pm-9pm
    • EST: 1pm-5pm and 8pm-midnight
    • BST: 6pm-10pm and Sunday, October 3 at 1am-5am
  • Sunday, October 3, matchmaking available:
    • PST: 10am-2pm and 5pm-9pm
    • EST: 1pm-5pm and 8pm-midnight
    • BST: 6pm-10pm and Monday, October 4 at 1am-5am
  • Sunday, October 3, 9pm PST / Monday, October 4, 12am EST / 5am BST:
    • Surveys go out to a portion of Halo Insiders
  • Monday, October 4, 10am PST / 1pm EST / 6pm BST:
    • Flight access closes
  • Wednesday, October 6, 10am PST / 1pm EST / 6pm BST:
    • Halo Support site closes

Outside of the matchmaking windows, Training Mode, Weapon Drills, Battle Pass, and Customisation experiences will stay online and available to access.

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