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Halo 5: Guardians Confirmed for 2015 Release

The Xbox has had a pretty big week already, what with dropping the Kinect and $100 from its price, but it seems Microsoft held back on some big news until Friday morning. The company is ringing in the weekend alongside the good folks from 343 industries. Speaking via Xbox Wire, Bonnie Ross, General Manager at 343 Industries, announced that Halo 5: Guardians will arrive on Xbox One in 2015.

Ross talked specifically about how past Halo titles have pushed the Xbox forward and showcased the console, and with the next title built from the ground up for Xbox One and set to run at 60 fps, we’re in for some pretty exciting stuff.

We got our first glimpse of the newest Halo game at E3 last year, when Microsoft showed off a brief trailer, but this is the first mention of a release date or title for the game. Ross said today that Halo 5 will be bigger than Halo 4 in terms of content and scope as well as technology.

Microsoft is promising a lot more information at E3 next month. The company’s Xbox briefing is schedule for June 9, so we’ll keep you posted! In the meantime, you can rewatch last year's trailer below:

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  • firefoxx04
    Piss off 343 you ruined the story line.
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  • arctic23
    no PC release ? When will MS realize PC gaming is as important to them.
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  • jasonelmore
    no PC release ? When will MS realize PC gaming is as important to them.

    when Steam OS starts taking a lot of market share from them
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  • mortsmi7
    Maybe this time they'll add some ambient lighting to the game.
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  • antilycus
    Let me guess, Master Chief saves the day yet again...YAWN, no thanks. I liked halo at it's time, but the predictable ending ruins the story telling.
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  • josejones
    They really need to get Halo Anniversary, Halo 4 and now Halo 5 on PC at Steam.
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  • JOSHSKORN
    They really need to update Halo PC. Unfortunately, it'll never happen. Why not? Halo is the only way Microsoft can really push the XBOX One. That, is unfortunate for the Halo franchise.
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  • Christopher Shaffer
    I hadn't seen this trailer, mostly because I despise the cartoonish nature and slow child-level movement in Halo.

    But does anyone else the trailer makes it look a hell of a lot like Destiny? You know, the game Bungie is making now that MS doesn't have control of them?
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  • urbanman2004
    halo 1 & 2 > halo 5
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  • Master467
    no PC release ? When will MS realize PC gaming is as important to them.

    when Steam OS starts taking a lot of market share from them
    LOL thats funny. The day that happens ill jump off a bridge.
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