Posted on Monday, April 30th, 2012 at 4:57 PM by Guest
Microsoft has announced today that they will be releasing a live action web series of Halo this Autumn to coincide with the release of Halo 4 on November 6th.
The web series entitled ‘Halo : Forward Upon Dawn’ is set to have an original story on how Master Chief inspired a young UNSC cadet who eventually becomes a leader on the UNSC Infantry spacecraft. Now before you start jumping to questions, yes – this new character will be tied in with the Halo 4 game.
The web series is going to be available to watch on Machinima and Halo Waypoint and will be delivered on a weekly basis for five weeks. Each ‘episode’ is said to run approximately 15 minute each and once all of the web series has been delivered, Microsoft has said that they plan on releasing it as a full package. Whether this means they intend to make it available to download through Xbox Live Marketplace or not, we will not know until closer to its release.
If you’re new to the Halo series, don’t fret! This web series isn’t aimed at the hardcore Halo fans that have been there since the beginning. As mentioned before, the web series is set to introduce an original story to the beloved Master Chief, thus making it okay and understandable for viewers that are newcomers to the Halo franchise.
Finally, the cast and director haven’t been revealed yet but if you’re interested in finding out, you’ll have to wait until Comic Con in July for that announcement.
What are your thoughts on the web series? Leave a comment below explaining.
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