Microsoft plans to launch “Halo: The Master Chief Collection” and Ridley Scott’s television series “Halo: Nightfall” Tuesday, but the Redmond, Washington, media company will be celebrating its new content Monday night with “HaloFest 2014,” a live event to be broadcasted via Xbox.com, Xbox Live and Twitch at 11 p.m. EST (8 p.m. PST).
HaloFest gives players a first-hand look at upcoming “Halo 5: Guardians” before its multiplayer beta release Dec. 29. Fans will also get to see the worldwide premiere of “Halo: Nightfall,” which introduces protagonist Agent John Locke, a new character in “Guardians.”
The development team at 343 Industries will also be there, with executive producer Josh Holmes and head of studio Bonnie Ross introducing new content and gameplay.
You can watch the broadcast via Xbox.com here.
You can watch HaloFest on Twitch here.
“Nightfall” will be Ridley Scott’s first venture into the realm of video games. The 76-year-old producer also had the help of 343 Industries. Check out the “Nightfall” trailer below.
“Halo 5: Guardians” was confirmed for a 2015 release in May, along with the announcement of “Halo: Nightfall” and a Steven Spielberg-produced live-action television series.