SDCC 2014: New Halo Trailers for Nightfall & the Master Chief Collection
This year's San Diego Comic-Con has been off and running as there is plenty of news for Halo fans by Microsoft. New announcements and trailers were revealed at various panels for The Master Chief Collection and the new Nightfall TV series.
First up is the new cinematic trailer for Halo 2 Anniversary, part of The Master Chief Collection that is coming out in November. The clip that was released today showcases more of the remastered custcenes done by Blur. We see Johnson, Miranda Keyes, The Arbiter, and of course Master Chief and Cortana in their new remade incarnations in these scenes.
343 Industries also announced the third of six maps getting the Anniversary overhaul, which is Zanzibar. Zanzibar was one of the first multiplayer maps revealed back in Halo 2's original reveal and still is one of the favorites especially for objective-based modes like capture the flag and assault.
Microsoft yesterday released the first trailer for Halo: Nightfall, the original TV series that is also coming out in November. Executive produced by Ridley Scott, this series introduces Jameson Locke as the events of this takes place between Halo 4 and Halo 5: Guardians. It will also go in-depth into his origins and lead up to how he shapes up in the highly anticipated sequel. Locke will also be a playable character in Halo 5 in some form, whether if it is in a campaign or a separate mode that is unknown.
November is gonna be a busy time for Halo fans reconnecting back to the four mainline games, bringing back old memories in the Halo 2 Anniversary maps, as well as see a different take of the universe by the one of the biggest names in sci-fi movies. Halo: The Master Chief Collection is slated to be released on November 11th only for the Xbox One and the Nightfall TV series should be out around the same time as well.