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.
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!
UPDATE: Uploader made the video private. Here’s a mirror.
The dormant Halo 5: Guardians Multiplayer Beta for Xbox One randomly updated for some people and it now has new menu art and an amazing new soundtrack sample. Sadly, the updated version doesn’t allow for people to get past this menus screen. Alas, enjoy the music!
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 Campaign footage of Blue Team! Finally we get to see the perspective of Master Chief (John), Fred, Kelly, and Linda! This gameplay primarily takes place during mission 2 of Halo 5: Guardian’s campaign which is aptly named “Blue Team”. This information coming from those who had early hands on experience with a portion of this mission back in May.
Throughout the course of the campaign the action will shift between these two teams. Blue Team’s missions represent vital turning points within the story and pose questions the player will answer while playing as Locke and Fireteam Osiris. Only by playing back and forth between the two teams will the complete story be told.
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.
@ChiefCanuck FOTUS can be earned in-game. Emblem is exclusive.
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.