"Rumor has it that Bungie is shooting around the area of 32 or even 64 players on a map at one time, which could lead to a colossal war the likes of which console owners have never experienced."
taken from http://xbox.gamedaily.com/game/features/?gameid=299&id=1140
I hope rumor is correct! wow. think how big of a map they would need to hold 64 players. I just hope it doesn't turn into Lagtown, USA