343 Industries, the new studio behind the next Halo trilogy have confirmed that there will be no Beta for Halo 4, breaking the chain of the previous entries in the franchise. 343 Industries confirmed the news over on a question and answer session being held over on Halo Waypoint. The developers had this say:
"While we are testing Halo 4 code, gameplay, and systems at significant scale to get excellent data, input, and feedback, we are focused on polishing and shipping our experience for the duration of the year, and splitting resources to manage and build a beta is not on our schedule."
Halo 4 is expected to hit the shelves for the Xbox 360 at the end of 2012.