A handful of gaming writers got a head start on the Halo 3 beta, sharing tips, tricks and initial impressions.
The folks at this gaming website have played the Halo 3 beta a day ahead of official release and are eager to share first impressions and tips.
There are apparently three maps with varying environments and terrain settings, several options for grenade choices, forcefield bubbles, a different reload method and other minor tweaks and subtleties for Halo fans to adjust themselves to.
Some things, however, never change:
CVG's favourite map of the beta [High ground]! Look out for campers sniping from the beach area at the bottom, some people can't help themselves.