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Latest flight: The current Halo Infinite beta flight is live and runs from Thursday, July 29, 2021 until Monday, Aug. 2, 2021. Windows CentralHalo Infinite beta: How to play, start date, sign-ups, and more
30 July, 2021 - 11:10am
That doesn’t mean everything is running smoothly, though, with several players reporting framerate drops, audio issues and some pretty darn hilarious bot hijinks.
That hasn’t stopped players poking fun at the test’s unpredictable AI, though – but not for the usual reasons you might think. Being a tech preview, the Halo Infinite beta pits gamers against bots, exclusively, rather than online multiplayer opponents, and that means these automated Spartans are, for many, really difficult to fight.
Had a blast playing Halo Infinite Tech preview against the bots @Halo At one point I swear they were running in a pack grabbing power weapons 🤣 #HaloInfinite pic.twitter.com/8wA2pez3FgJuly 30, 2021
Players have also shared clips of bots preferring to throw punches over using their guns, and others absorbing bullets while furiously jumping around the map.
I’m not sure if this is a glitch but I just got clowned on by the bots… bruh #HaloInfinite pic.twitter.com/ivvdcX9JsTJuly 30, 2021
As mentioned, this isn’t a fully-fledged beta for Halo Infinite – that’s expected to come later down the line – but it does represent a chance for players to get a hands-on glimpse of a hotly-anticipated game, and gives developers the opportunity to gauge feedback and implement improvements before release.
Technical previews aren’t something we see all too often when it comes to AAA titles like Halo Infinite, and players have expressed their appreciation to 343 for dry-running Halo Infinite to ensure the best possible release come the end of 2021.
Also remember this is stress testing.. not a beta. Thank you QA and everyone working on this. Multi-player is a beast and I am excited this technical preview will help set up Halo Infinite for a better launch when it does! https://t.co/5EjRMTcoQ7July 30, 2021
This won’t be the last test, either. Future previews for Halo Infinite – and indeed a full-blown beta – are expected to introduce PvP multiplayer functionality alongside more maps and modes.
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30 July, 2021 - 11:10am
With the highly anticipated new entry to the Halo franchise, Halo Infinite has now entered a short Technical Preview stage with some players getting a chance to try out the game early.
The Technical Preview, held this weekend from July 29 until Aug. 1, lets players try out the game’s five vs. five mode against bots and will help developers to fine-tune these bots for the game’s full release.
Given that this preview is only a weekend and taking place long before the game’s release, only a few select users have been provided entry to be a part of the test. At this time, only Halo Insiders have been granted access. If you are one of these lucky players, then here is how you can download the game and start playing.
If you were selected to take part in the Technical Preview weekend, then you’ll have received an email stating so. You can download the game by redeeming the Steam code provided in your Halo Waypoint messages.
Those who have yet to receive an email or a code sadly won’t be able to participate in this test. But there are plans for more similar tests leading up to the game’s release later this year.
Xbox players who have been accepted into this weekend’s Technical Preview would have received confirmation of this via email or through Waypoint message.
If selected, here is how you can download the game to your console.
While not everyone has been given the chance to play during this Technical Preview, it is worth setting up a Halo Waypoint account if you don’t already have one. Visit your profile, select Halo Insider, and opt in for future tests to cover your bases.