As of last month, the long-running beta for MAG has gone from private to public. What was once a restricted sneak peek at this ambitious 256-player shooter is now open to anyone who's met the appropriate preorder criteria. Naturally, that means a sudden influx of new players setting up show on the MAG servers. With all the ins and outs that go along with a game of this scope, it can be pretty intimidating for newcomers. For that reason, Sony recently invited us over for a thorough rundown of some of those parts of the game that won't be immediately apparent when you first spawn into a match.