Microsoft has released the first trailer for Halo: Nightfall, the upcoming live-action digital series produced by Ridley Scott and his Scott Free Productions, 343 Industries, and Xbox Entertainment Studios.
Nightfall ties to the upcoming next game in the Halo franchise, titled Halo 5: Guardians, and introduces an important new character in the game. It will come with the massive recently announcedHalo: The Master Chief Collection.
You can read more about Nightfall and watch the first trailer below.
Halo: Nightfall introduces a pivotal new character, Jameson Locke, a legendary manhunter and agent with the Office of Naval Intelligence (ONI), Earth’s most powerful and secretive military branch. When he and his team are caught in a horrific biological attack, they unravel a plot that draws them to an ancient, hellish artifact, where they will be forced to fight for their survival, question everything, and ultimately choose between their loyalties and their lives.
Taking place between the events of Halo 4 and Halo 5: Guardians, Halo: Nightfall is Locke’s origin story which will lend insight and understanding into the character he becomes in Halo 5: Guardians.
There’s also a live-action Halo series on the way with Steven Spielberg attached as a producer.