Halo: Nightfall trailer brought to us by Ridley Scott

Halo has been around since November 15, 2001 when its first game ‘Halo: Combat Evolved’ was released, since then it has spawned many games which have grossed over $3.4bn. 

Back at E3 we were told about a new story coming to the Halo universe, in what was dubbed ‘Halo: Nightfall’, the series itself is being worked on by none other than Ridley Scott, the director of blockbusters such as Alien and Prometheus. Yesterday at Comic Con in San Diego we were given a glimpse into the digital series, Xbox wire says this about the series:

‘Taking place between the events of Halo 4 and Halo 5: Guardians, Halo: Nightfall follows the origin story of legendary manhunter Jameson Locke (Mike Colter) and his team as they are caught in a horrific terrorist attack while investigating terrorist activity on the distant colony world of Sedra. Led by Locke, the Office of Naval Intelligence (ONI) agents are forced to coordinate with a Sedran commander with a remarkable history and deep-rooted mistrust of ONI. As the plot unravels, they’re drawn to an ancient, hellish artifact where they’re forced to fight for their survival, question everything, and ultimately choose between their loyalties and their lives. Agent Locke is a new character in the Halo universe poised to play a major role inHalo 5: Guardians releasing on Xbox One in 2015′ 

The series itself will be as part of the Halo: The Master Chief Collection and accessible on Xbox Live November 11, 2014.

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Craig Fox