Have you watched the recent blockbuster hit, Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation? Chances are that you saw the Halo 5: Guardians for PC teaser. Simon Pegg?s character, Benji, was playing the new game via a three-monitor gameplay and it was the epic! Here?s what we got from the very short scene: Exciting audio, and great graphics. That?s it.
But apparently it was enough to get fans psyched for the new game, even sparking debates that it can?t be a PC version and that it was actually Xbox One ? but it?s still an exciting cameo and now people can?t stop talking about it.
Halo 5: Guardians Update
Speaking of which, Microsoft is going high and mighty at Gamescom, revealing more surprises for the fans aside from the revealed launch date.
Halo 5: Guardians is going eSports, yes you heard that right; Microsoft?s biggest title will be focusing more on their multiplayer feature with the release of the latest trailer. It shows the announcement of the very first Halo World Championship series where players around the world goes head-to-head on Halo 5: Guardians and with a prize pool of over $1 million, also seen in the video were highlights from a match between UK’s Epsilon eSports and USA’s OpTic Gaming. Halo World Championship will start this Winter.
Aside from the announced game release, Microsoft will be releasing Halo-inspired premium hardware to keep fans hyped.
The Xbox One Halo 5: Guardians Limited Edition Bundle will feature a 1TB custom designed Xbox One console and both the unit and the controller will feature a design inspired by the game?s protagonist; Spartan Locke. The bundle also includes a full game download of Halo 5: Guardians and a series of DLCs such as multiplayer emblems, Warzone REQ bundle, 15 Requisition packs and FOTUS-class armor plus physical items such as an alloy Guardian model, team dossiers of Blue & Osiris and Spartan Locke?s classified orders. You can get this bundle for $499 and will be available on October 27.
Fans will also get to buy two limited edition controllers. Xbox One Limited Edition Halo 5: Guardians Wireless Controller is the same design that was featured in the Xbox One Bundle, it has blue metallic accent feel from Spartan Locke and will include downloadable content such as REQ Pack and Resolute visor. The Xbox One Limited Edition Halo 5: Guardians ? The Master Chief Wireless Controller will feature Master Chief?s signature green and metallic orange accent armor design and will include a REQ Pack and Dauntless visor. Both will be priced at $69 and will be available in early October.
And finally ASTRO will be releasing an officially licensed Halo 5: Guardians headset with their ASTRO A40+MixAmp M80 Halo 5: Guardians. It has a custom dark chrome matte finish with metallic blue accents and comes with a REQ Pack. It will be available in September for $220.