343 Industries has revealed the first details of the Halo 5: Guardians Multiplayer Beta.

Premiered at Gamescom 2014, but available for you to watch below, the new video reveals a focus for the beta on 4 vs 4 arena-style gameplay. This is the first taste of true next-gen Halo multiplayer fans will experience.

The beta will be available from December 29, 2014 through January 18, 2015. Access will be granted to owners of Halo: The Master Chief Collection.