change wepons in loby

I was playing halo 5 and was unable to equip a different weapon in the pre game lobby. for example I wanted to change from the assault rifle to the battle rifle. I pre ordered the game for that weapon and if I cant equip it I have wasted the extra money please help.

Everyone starts with the same guns in halo 5, you don’t choose your load out. Just like Halo 1-3.

They were very clear about this and this has been common knowledge about a year.

If you want the battle rifle, pick one up on the map or take one from dead enemies.