During the E3 press briefing, Microsoft showed the first footage of the long-rumored Halo: The Master Chief Collection.
The collection will include Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary Edition, Halo 2 Anniversary Edition, Halo 3, and Halo 4, along with all four games’ previously-released multiplayer maps and original multiplayer code. The November release will also include the live-action series Halo: Nightfall from executive producer Ridley Scott as well as a beta code for the Halo 5: Guardians multiplayer.
Sadly, ODST doesn’t appear to be joining the collection.
“For the first time ever, The Master Chief’s entire story is on one console. Featuring a re-mastered Halo 2: Anniversary, along with Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary, Halo 3, and Halo 4, new digital series, Halo: Nightfall, and access to the Halo 5: Guardians Beta, this is the definitive Halo experience. To launch the Halo: The Master Chief Collection at E3, Xbox and developer 343 Industries recreated one of the most iconic moments in the newly re-mastered Halo 2, with a twist by revealing that what the audience is seeing is a holographic projection that is being watched by a new and pivotal character in the Halo universe: Agent Locke. The more Locke studies Master Chief, the more the audience gets glimpses of Locke, and the dynamic between the characters is gradually revealed, a dynamic that will play out in the soon to be released Halo 5: Guardians.”