Call in sick - Microsoft finally announced today when gamers can play its long anticipated "Halo 3" beta, Wednesday May 16. Xbox Live gamers will be able to download (at 5am PDT) and play on three maps exclusive to the game - Snowbound, Valhalla and High Ground. Gamers will also be able to try out the new all-terrain vehicle The Mongoose, the new and improved assault rife, the Brute Spiker, Spike Grenades and the new Spartan Laser. The beta ends June 6 at 11:59pm (PDT).
If you're interested in more info on "Halo 3," check out the behind the scenes video feature at www.bungie.net.