Bungie officially unveils what time the Halo Reach beta starts, and it’s May 3rd (12:00am local time) – May 19th. This beta “will allow players to try out a variety of new play types and features; at the same time, those gamers will be getting an advance look at Bungie’s final Halo project for the foreseeable future.” Video after the break.

…the developer this week announced a 10-year deal with Activision to publish and distribute games using the studio’s as-yet-unannounced new intellectual property.

[via Gamespot]