The opening cinematic for Halo 5: Guardians‘ campaign has been revealed.
The video features Jameson Locke and his team of Spartan-IVs, Fireteam Osiris, dropping into combat, sprinting, shooting and ground-pounding their way through Covenant and Promethean forces. The UNSC are also looking to retrieve Catherine Halsey from Jul ‘Mdama, hoping to find out more about the cataclysmic events happening throughout the galaxy. This action packed sequence give us just a sneak peek of what 343 have in store, with fireteam dynamics and epic scale battles.
The Halo 5 campaign will be twice the length of Halo 4‘s, and features new fireteam gameplay mechanics, letting you issue commands to your teammates, pointing them towards certain locations, enemies or weapons. The campaign also tells the story from two perspectives; Master Chief’s Blue Team, and Spartan Locke’s Fireteam Osiris, bringing back some familiar faces from past Halo games and media, and introducing a handful of new characters.
Halo 5: Guardians releases October 27th, exclusively on the Xbox One.