Xbox and Halo Twitter accounts have begun teasing what appears to be an upcoming trailer for Halo 5: Guardians.
The Halo Twitter account tweeted the following video (or gif) informing fans that something is “coming August 31”.
Later, Xbox tweeted out another short clip of Spartan Locke putting his helmet on. The caption informing us that Halo 5: Guardians release date is 2 months away, and that a “mission briefing” will begin in 24 hours. 7pm PDT / 10pm EDT August 31st, 2015.
Stay tuned as the story develops.
Breakdown of the Halo 5 Arena Multiplayer gameplay from Gamescom on the new maps Coliseum, The Rig, Plaza, and look at an updated Eden. We get our first footage of the Incineration Cannon, Pulse Grenade, and Active Camo.
Check our the new Halo 5: Guardians screenshots of the new arena maps Coliseum, The Rig, Plaza, and the updated look at Eden here!
3 new Arena Maps were revealed at Gamescom, Coliseum, Plaza, and The Rig. Two Warzone maps were also revealed, Stormbreak and the other is unknown at this point but it’s set in a metropolis like city. We also have screenshots showing the map Eden which was featured in the Beta and now has some changes to it.
Check out the footage of these Arena multiplayer maps for Halo 5: Guardians here
The entire Halo 5: Guardians Panel at SDCC 2015 is now finally available to watch! The panel provides insight into the Halo 5 Campaign and Hunt the Truth Season 2 Announced.
Recorded Friday, July 10th 2015.
Halo SDCC Videos Mentioned
Halo: The Fall of Reach – The Animated Series Trailer
Halo 5: Guardians ViDoc – “A Hero Reborn”
Halo 5: Guardians “A Hero Reborn” ViDoc Breakdown – Campaign, Weapons, Vehicles
Xbox Daily’s Segment on Halo 5: Guardians with Josh Holmes from 343 Industries with the reveal of the Arena Multiplayer Map “The Rig”
Halo 5: Guardians Limited Edition 1TB Xbox One Console, LE Spartan Locke and Master Chief Controllers, and more announced at Gamescom 2015. The console is $500 dollars and comes with a 1TB hard drive and the console has Halo sound effects for when you power on, eject and power off the console.
It includes a digital copy of Halo 5: Guardians and includes Limited Edition content – this includes:
- Spartan Themed Steelbook
- Guardian Model by Metal Earth
- Spartan Locke’s Classified Orders
- Dossiers on Blue Team and Fireteam Osiris
- The Fall of Reach Animated Series
- Warzone REQ Bundle – with 14 Premium REQ packs
- FOTUS armor for Halo 5 Guardians
- And an exclusive emblem.
Now we’ve been told many times that pre-order bonus digital content is obtainable through regular gameplay progress. However I reached out for confirmation and found out that the emblem from the LE Halo 5 console is exclusive to those who purchase it, but the FOTUS armor can be earned by anyone through the REQ system. Those who buy the console just get it immediately on day 1.
The console bundle also comes with a very cool limited edition Spartan Locke controller. You can also order this separately for $70. The controller comes with its own bonus REQ pack that includes the Resolute Visor.
There’s also a limited edition master chief controller that you can buy separately. It too comes with a bonus REQ pack that includes the Dauntless Visor.
Again, you might be able to unlock these on your own just by trying your luck with the REQ system.
The controllers are set to release early in October and the Limited Edition Halo 5 console will release on October 20th, a week before launch to allow fans time to pre-load the game just like the LCE of the game.
Halo Wars 2 is an exciting new strategy game packed with fast-paced action, massive battles, and an all-new Halo story, coming to Xbox One and Windows 10 in fall of 2016.
Microsoft and Halo developer 343 Industries have been waiting for years to find the right partner to collaborate with on the next Halo Wars game, and Creative Assembly – the SEGA-owned developer behind the popular Total War series and the award-winning Alien: Isolation – is that partner. Check out our debut trailer above, and get ready for Halo Wars 2!
Halo Wars 2 is an exciting new strategy game filled with fast-paced action, massive battles, and an all-new Halo story, launching simultaneously on Xbox One and Windows 10 in fall 2016. It will continue the series’ legacy of redefining the real-time strategy genre on consoles, while debuting on Windows 10 for the first time.
Halo Wars 2 will feature a robust, story-driven campaign and plenty of multiplayer action. While we’re not talking about the game’s story (or where it takes place in the Halo timeline) just yet, we are very excited about the way it contributes to the expanding Halo universe, and we look forward to sharing more in the future.
Creative Assembly has a wealth of experience in creating high-quality real-time strategy games, making them the ideal partner to develop Halo Wars 2. We are thrilled to be working with Creative Assembly, and can’t wait for our fans to see the studio’s unique and exciting contribution to the Halo universe with Halo Wars 2.
Halo 5: Guardians Arena and Warzone Multiplayer Trailer from Gamescom 2015!