Grant Easton of CanadianGamer writes : As promised, the Halo 5 beta was released on December 29th to the public, just a week after a few lucky players had the chance to get their hands on it before everyone else on the weekend through a special invitation. Though I has been invited to play that weekend, my consoles was out for repairs and I sadly missed the window. I followed it from start to finish however, and it ran as well as you’d expect a beta to. Now that the public has its hands on it, how does everything hold up? Keep reading to find out.