Halo 5: Guardians is a first person shooter developed by 343 Industries and published by Microsoft.
Halo 5 continues the story of its direct predecessor, as Master Chief goes off in search of Cortana, while Fireteam Osiris leader Spartan Locke (the game’s other primary playable character) is sent to track him down and bring him in.
Following Halo 5 popping up in the recent GeForce Now leak, 343 Industries' Brian Jarrard reiterates that the developer has no plans to bring the game to pc.
Every game in the series based on their campaigns.
We chart the graphical evolution and growth of the Halo franchise, from its explosive beginning up to its current state.
The nearly 500-page-long book will feature lore and images for the series (including Halo Infinite). Pre-order details coming "very soon."
The shooter will benefit from system-level backward compatibility enhancements nonetheless.
343 Industries squashes those hopes (once again).
However, it does so in ways "people are probably not expecting," as per the developer.
The Chief still has some fight in him.
343 Industries' Kiki Wolfkill opens up about some early, rocky roads.
343 Industries has no plans to add Halo 5 to the series' mega-collection.
The producer of Halo wants to help bring more women into creating games.
For the long term health of Halo, however, they decided against it.
Bonnie Ross speaks about how 343 Industries have dealt with crunch during the development of Halo titles.
The game will be "awesome for the fans", as per Director of Player Voice Justin Robey.
But given how promising Halo Infinite sounds, I have hopes for the future of the franchise.
Halo 5 for PC is not something that is currently being worked on.
"We still have a long way to go until we ship the game."
Applicable to Xbox Live Gold subscribers only; valid till April 15th.
That's a good update, right there.
These trailers showcase the enhanced versions of games running on the console.
This looks amazing even at 1080p.
The Battle Rifle has been adjusted fairly heavily, Oddball and Oddball FFA return and much more.
Halo: The Master Chief Collection's new update has been handled internally at 343 Industries as well.
Coming in November, the update will also add 4K support for the Xbox One X.
Effectively brings the console down to £300...
Which has to do with the original game not being designed around HD.
Halo fans, you do not need to worry.
Plus, it helped maintain the player base.
Frank O'Connor story digs were "absolutely merited".
Yes, Steam. Not Windows 10. Steam.
Basically turning it into a free to play Halo 5 Arena for PC.
This means no more modding, and possible performance issues.
12 existing maps updated.
Phil Spencer gives credit to gamers and Xbox team.
Provides similar functionality to a custom game browser.
You won't be needing too high end of a PC for this.
More free content and features heading to Halo 5.
Content browser, new REQs and more coming to the FPS.
Objectives have been shifted around and re-balanced throughout all maps.
That's a good and enticing bundle, right there.
And this was before the week-long free game promotion.
Earn REQ packs with certain numbers of victories for a limited time.
Along with three new maps, Score Attack for campaign and new REQs.
Find out more about new maps and REQs coming.
A patch would be required, of course, but it could happen.
343 Industries' Frank O'Connor provides some sales numbers.
Microsoft may not be doing as well as many would like to believe.
"There are no plans to port Halo 5 to PC."
The game will be announced for PC soon, reliably placed insider claims.
Ride new Warthogs and acquire new REQs in this update.
New REQs arriving tomorrow; Warzone enemy spawns to change.
"Rather than think about this as a pared down PC game, it’s more accurate to consider it as a significantly improved Forge tool for the existing game."
New Arena map, matchmaking preferences and Infection arrive.
There's a lot in store for Halo 5 players this month.
Experience a revved up version of Warzone.
Forge fans can finally bookmark and search for their favourite maps easily.
Beta will end on April 19th, 10 AM PST.
Beta goes live later today.
Beta scheduled for April 14th to 18th.
The classic multiplayer mode finally returns.
All your powerful REQs are automatically available in this insane mode.
Livestream with details scheduled for April 5th.
"I wouldn’t go so far as to say it’s a mandate for the studios because it’s not."
Six new BTB and nine new Grifball maps arrive.
Eight players versus waves of enemies - coming this Summer.
New community maps for BTB and Grifball are also on the way.
Brad Welch has moved on.
343 Industries looking into issues with betrayals and exploits.
Halo World Championship prize pool rises to $2.5 million.
The Gravity Hammer will be making its long awaited return.
New playlists signal the return of the ball in Halo 5.
Access your most powerful weapons much more easily.
Gameplay improvements abound.
More community maps in classic modes to be featured in coming days.
Halo 2 Battle Rifle? Yes please.
Arena and Warzone Assault each receiving one new map.
343 Industries will be looking to incorporate Forge maps into matchmaking soon.
Helped push Xbox One sales over the holiday season.
Hit up Warzone or Arena and win a match for some guaranteed REQ packs.
Hate them all you want, sounds like they were a pretty big hit for Microsoft.
Interested in playing Halo 5 with HoloLens? Here's what it looks like.
New details about the upcoming changes for Halo 5.
Over $700,000 in revenue earned from REQ pack content.
Studio head Josh Holmes addresses lack of unranked multiplayer modes.
343 Industries' first major map pack is live.
One has to wonder what this means for the Xbox One moving forward.
343 Industries' latest effort with Halo 5 has its own share of funny glitches.
Software sales down 3 percent over same period last year.
343 Industries is investigating.
343 Industries' collaborated with Havok to reach the promised 60 FPS goal.
An update is planned for December to improve aiming and turning speeds.
343 is releasing information a little bit at a time.
The game's had a huge launch.
Halo World Championship prize pool is now set at $1.5 million.
Not a shock considering UK sales charts alone.
A complete guide for Halo 5.
First week sales also 50 percent higher than Assassin's Creed Syndicate.
So you may only have a few ... years to wait for the feature to be added back.
Aaron Greenberg points to games like Destiny which also appeal to a younger set of fans.
Frank O'Connor also addresses character decisions and motivations.
Anshu Mor says "gamers are the center of everything we do".
Josh Holmes and dev "always looking for new ways to expand" the universe though.
Destiny developer "can't wait to see where Chief goes next."
Does 343 Industries deliver on its promise for a solid 60 FPS?
343 Industries makes amends for past missteps in this larger than life comeback.
'Be sure to watch it.'
343 head Bonnie Ross wrote a post detailing her feelings as launch day draws nearer.
Rumors seem to have sprung up thanks to a big time misunderstanding.
Bringing Halo 5 to PC wouldn't be the "hardest thing in the world".
Microsoft Is Hoping Ross has learned from her Master Chief launch problems.
If you pre-ordered before September 21st, there may be a slight issue.
This brings the total game size to over 50GB.
Josh Menke left 343 Industries before the Halo 5 beta.
Spoiler warning, though.
Learn the story of Halo 4 in 117 seconds.
Neither game is giving us much lead time to read the reviews.
The new guy has his work cut out for him.
Big launch patches are now the norm.
A six hour long live-stream announced leading up to midnight launch.
Is there something here for your liking?
The next Halo game is giving some seriously good vibes.
Money won't substitute the amount of skill or work you'll need in multiplayer.
Xbox One owners will require a good amount of free space.
Something like this catching on is only going to be good for customers, so I hope this happens, too.
Brace yourself for the redesigns.
'Halo's success is good for the industry.'
Halo and Call of Duty poised to make a comeback.
New infographic details all the content available.
343 Industries looking to "remove as many constraints as possible".
Rumors of his death are greatly exaggerated.
The Halo universe is in for a tremendous shake-up when Guardians is over.
Halo fans seem to be getting up in arms a bit too much.
Hunt the truth... behind the development of Halo 5.
The similarities to popular MOBA titles like Dota 2 aren't a coincidence.
New video pays tribute to Master Chief.
Check out all the weapon skins, armor and reqs you'll be able to get in the game.
Eighth biggest Xbox One file size ever.
Xbox boss talks technical limitations and the current trend of today's market.
Meet Master Chief's team-mates in this new video.
Flag dropping and juggling are back as well.
Courtesy of one Mister Chief (no, not that one).
The game will adjust its resolution accordingly to maintain constant 60 FPS.
Bosses will include minions as support and defense.
Straight map rotation all the way.
Halo 5 is about more than Master Chief according to 343
343 Industries' biggest game ever is on the way but there's still plenty to atone for.
Locke and Fireteam Osiris rage against Covenant forces.
Check out all the new screenshots inside.
BTB is coming, just not on launch day.
No, he won't be unmasked, and yes, that is for the best.
343 Industries' shooter is shrouded in mystery but production director Chris Lee may have some answers.
This means it would be extremely difficult and time consuming according to 343 Industries' Frank O'Connor
The HUDs are made to allow people to easily tell the difference between the characters.
New multiplayer mode called Breakout is a first for the series.
That's after 343 Industries scaled back on its original intentions.
Both singleplayer and multiplayer.
The bundle is definitely worth it for Halo fans.
That speed, though.
It's red vs. blue in an underwater facility.
With Halo coming in just a few months, this is the first real info we've gotten about Warzone.
Microsoft is predicting a comeback for its console, and I am inclined to agree.
343 Industries also talks about its reasoning for excluding split-screen co-op.
343 worked fast when it came to the physical copies.
343 continues attempting to win over fans angry about lack of split screen.
The hype campaign continues.
This might be a start towards fixing things with Halo fans.
343 Industries' Chris Lee says this is the studio's most ambitious title yet.
Franchise development director says the E3 showing was "not intended to be playable by the public".
Executive producer Chris Lee says the resolution will be discussed more in the future.
Can fan backlash get 343 to change it's mind?
Pay to win players will find it near impossible in Halo 5.
Trill is a new program Microsoft is working on in order to squash bugs.
What a class act all around.
Hunt the truth about microtransactions.
There's plenty to tear up about during Halo 5's single player.
The collector's and limited edition content packs a punch.
Go to war in Halo 5's new cooperative mode.
Follow Agent Locke and his team as they battle the Covenant.
Halo 5 is shaping up well ahead of an E3 showing.
Josh Holmes corrects earlier statement that said Xbox Live Silver would be enough.
The game won't have split screen co-op because 343 wants to stick to 60fps across the board.
343 Industries also promises brand new multiplayer modes for the series.
343 Studio Head Josh Holmes explains gameplay changes in Halo 5.
Microsoft will be going in guns blazing this year. Here's what to expect.
Studio head Josh Holmes talks about delivering a core set of solid experiences.
A big E3 for Xbox is just around the corner.
A clever marketing scheme from the people at Microsoft.
Microsoft working on further strengthening its online infrastructure.
A few updates on the upcoming first person shooter.
"The engineering team is united in their focus on delivering stable 60fps across modes for launch."
Frank O'Connor opens up about development issues that plagued Master Chief Collection.
We won't have to wait too long to hunt the truth.
Hunting the truth, one image at a time.
More Halo information straight from the twittersphere.
Josh Holmes confirms a few more details for Halo 5.
Locke armour comes to Gamestop.
New Halo 5 information rolls out through Twitter.
Frank O'Connor is in teasing mood.
Is Master Chief really who we think he is?
Those are impressive numbers for the upcoming first person shooter.
It's happening again.
343 Industries finally pins down a release date for its next big FPS.
Halo 5 release date appears on Amazon Spain and is swiftly changed.
The live-action trailer debuts during The Walking Dead season finale.
Apparently if the fans want it, they will get it
Hear journalist Benjamin Giraud talk about the various exploits of Master Chief.
343 Industries will strive for multiplayer balance.
New information is coming in soon.
Executive producer Josh Holmes says "there is no P2P".
A few updates on the Xbox One shooter.
Give them their Mega Bloks, it's not like they care about plot...oh wait...
"Locke is going to help solidify and contextualise the stakes."
Someone should tell him that saying "innovation" a lot, doesn't make it true.
If you're heading to the show, don't miss out on Microsoft.
More beta feedback is being put to use.
Josh Holmes reveals a few details about Halo 5: Guardians.
Executive producer Josh Holmes details various changes and improvements made to the experience.
Feedback taken to heart is good feedback indeed.
A huge amount of feedback was received and is being taken to heart.
Wrapping things up with a new game mode and new content.
A few updates regarding Microsoft's shooter.
Larger maps and vehicular play to be discussed in the coming months.
Let the content roll forth. Updates for all.
Includes a $250 Limited Collector's Edition with a commemorative statue.
Find out how to get it immediately.
Call of Duty: The Space Aged Edition?
In spite of an earlier error on their part that indicated that it might.
It's better than nothing, still not perfect though.
A few lucky participants will have a chance to sample Halo 5's multiplayer.
But it won't allow cheating.
343 Industries on Halo 5's multiplayer experience.
Live-spectate players, rewind and fast forward matches in the upcoming beta.
That's a lot of shooting.
Also apparently listed on the Xbox Store as starting on December 4th.
16 minutes of armored sci-fi shooter..
A talented artist with a stylish take on the future.
Microsoft confirms that the beta has not been moved forward.
60fps is an easy decision, he;s right.
Interesting to see what the end product will be like
Damn Arbiter, you've been lifting bro.
New stuff is good stuff.
"Recent rumours regarding release date of Halo 5: Guardians are false."
A social media goof-up may have shown how many days remain till release.
I can feel the quick scoping and lucky DRM shots already.
343 Industries' Frank O' Connor says there won't be a transition to a new playable character.
VIP Halo players may also be able to create playlists for maps from all games in Master Chief Collection.
Cross over content ahoy!
Prepare your blocks.
I hate this kinda thing.
Breaking down them borders!
The eye...why is it always the eye.
A few details about the upcoming first person shooter.
A map from Halo 2 will be present in Halo 5 multiplayer.
Along with new screenshots and Sanctuary reveal trailer for Halo: The Master Chief Collection.
But there will be a lot of stuff for Halo: The Master Chief Collection.
A developer from 343 Industries gets a Oculus Rift.
Everything you need to know about Halo 5 Guardians .
Bonnie Ross say that the studio is "listening" to PC fans though.
Rumors include six to eight beta maps, and a new game engine.
Linda, Kelly and Fred could show up to support the Chief.
The story is still about Master Chief, however.
Game director Frank O'Connor explains why they might take the eSports approach for Halo 5 Guardians.
You'll be performing pretty much the same things as before while playing as a Spartan.
You'll learn the origins and backstory of the mystery Spartan.
Terms and conditions apply of course.
More Halo than you know what to do with.
15 things that would help Halo: 5 Guardians keep its namesake.
Developer director Frank O'Connor talks about the next chapter in 343 Industries' sci-fi shooter series.
Head of Xbox Phil Spencer talks about other announcements coming prior to the expo.
The developer's biggest Halo title for the Xbox One could make or break the series.
Just who is this mysterious new character?
Frank O'Connor also talks about "new ways to think about gaming" with Halo 5.
Built on a new engine, Halo 5: Guardians will be a "much bigger effort" than its predecessor.
Release date information and new information incoming according to insider.
Is 343 Industries playing around?
And Combat Evolved for PC stays online.
The PS4 exclusive will reportedly have some sort of a eastern influence.
A mock UI design showcases some features that long-time fans may want.
343 Industries seeks a senior multiplayer designer to add on to Halo.
Mistranslated press releases strike again.
Could the Didact still be in play?
343 Industries is seeking a software development engineer for backend services.
343 Industries and Microsoft looking to link upcoming products to the next Halo through Azure?
The voice actress, who voiced a Spartan II from Forward Unto Dawn, will apparently be returning.
The Arbiter faces continued Elite rebellions while the Chief is missing.
Coalescing the inscrutable past few months of the next Halo.
Steve Downes lends further credence to the remake's release this year.
Did we mention Crackdown 3, Forza Horizon 2 and Black Tusk's cancelled project?
It's Halo 5! No it isn't!
Yes, with that name.
New details begin to emerge for Master Chief's next adventure.
The disappointment is palpable.
Where could Halo go from here? Here are some starting points.
The experience is only going to keep evolving, according to Dan Ayoub.
Anything is possible at this point...right?
Microsoft registers domains for "Halo Spartan Assault" ahead of the convention.
Halo 4 will come out on November 6.