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HaloÕs iconic lead character, The Master Chief, landed with a bang by The O2 this morning, to mark the launch of Halo 5: Guardians on Xbox One on Oct. 27
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Xbox OneÕs ÒHalo 5: GuardiansÓ Launches with a Bang
LONDON Ð October 26, 2015: To mark the UK launch of ÒHalo 5: GuardiansÓ Ð one of the most anticipated blockbuster games of 2015 Ð the gameÕs iconic lead character, the Master Chief, has landed in London with all the fanfare befitting the arrival of a sci-fi legend.
A series of explosions were seen and heard close to the O2 Music Arena in London before a replica space ship from the game, a Covenant Banshee, was revealed along with the Master Chief and Spartan Locke, the latest character to join the epic franchise.
Continuing the celebrations, tonight will see ÔHaloÕ fans come together for the London launch event of ÔHalo 5: GuardiansÕ. Taking place at the Camden Roundhouse, the evening will include a two-and-a-half-hour gaming livestream of ÒHalo 5: GuardiansÓ, featuring: a tournament between the UKÕs biggest gaming YouTubers and fans; a live in-game walk-through from 343 IndustriesÕ Franchise Development Director, Frank OÕConnor; along with giveaways, appearances from special guests and more.
The UK event will entertain fans ahead of ÒHalo 5: Live,Ó a six-hour live broadcast, kicking off from 10pm GMT, that will connect millions of viewers around the world, allowing them to watch, comment and virtually participate in multiple launch celebrations held in key international cities. The six-hour broadcast will feature exclusive gameplay reveals, celebrity appearances and live interviews with the 343 Industries development team. Additional ÒHalo 5: LiveÓ details can be found at https://www.xbox.com/Halo5Live.
The ÔHaloÕ franchise is an award-winning collection of properties that has transcended video games and grown into a global entertainment phenomenon, worth $4.5 billion in worldwide sales to date. More than 65 million copies of ÔHaloÕ games have been sold worldwide.
Exclusive to Xbox One, ÔHalo 5: GuardiansÕ launches worldwide on 27th October. For all the latest information surrounding ÔHalo 5: GuardiansÕ please visit Xbox Wire
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