Halo 5: Guardians
When the best goes rogue, the hero becomes the hunted
When humanity’s greatest hero goes missing, a Spartan Locke and Fireteam Osiris are tasked with hunting Master Chief and solving a mystery that threatens the entire galaxy. An epic story and innovative new multiplayer modes mark the greatest evolution in Halo history.
What’s new with Halo 5: Guardians
The eleventh content release for Halo 5 since its launch, “Overtime” brings a host of exciting new additions to the Halo 5 experience – from 4K visual enhancements designed to take advantage of the Xbox One X, to the full-fledged return of the fan-favorite Oddball mode. Plus, the “Overtime” content release ushers in new weapon skins that celebrate the Halo World Championship and top HCS esports teams, the brand-new Local Server multiplayer feature, and more.LEARN MORE
The Halo Championship Series
Pro League is the next evolution of Halo esports. The HCS Pro League celebrates the world’s top Halo players and teams as they compete on weekly scheduled match days, and is accompanied by a robust open series that fosters the best up-and-coming talent as they fight to battle their way into HCS Pro League at the end of each season. You can watch it all unfold at halo.LEARN MORE
New to Halo 5: Guardians is the Requisition System (REQ System), which rewards players for their time spent in Halo 5’s multiplayer modes. Players will earn REQ Points after each match in Arena or Warzone which can then be used to purchase REQ Packs containing a variety of REQ items in the form of unlockable weapons, armors, vehicles, stances, assassinations, and more!LEARN MORE
Massive-scale multiplayer mode that supports 24-player battles with both friendly and enemy AI dropping in. It’s nonstop action when you confront Spartans, Covenant, and Forerunners while trying to complete a variety of objectives.**LEARN MORE
An intense new story on a galactic scale: Play as the Master Chief and Spartan Locke as the hunt plays out across three new worlds.LEARN MORE
Your team is your weapon: Choose how to achieve objectives while playing solo with AI teammates or with friends in a 4-player cooperative experience using your Xbox Live 14-day Gold trial.**LEARN MORE
Halo: The Fall of Reach
An animated adaptation of the beloved Eric Nylund novel of the same name, and in many ways the origin story of the Master Chief and Blue Team. Told in three connected acts, the high-quality animated production is included with the Digital Deluxe Edition, Limited Edition and Limited Collector’s Edition of Halo 5: Guardians and can be viewed via The Halo Channel.LEARN MORE
A mysterious and unstoppable force threatens the galaxy while the Master Chief is missing and his loyalty questioned. Experience the most dramatic Halo story to date in a 4-player cooperative epic that spans three worlds. Challenge friends and rivals in new multiplayer modes: Warzone, massive 24-player battles, and Arena, pure 4-vs-4 competative combat.
- Microsoft Studios
- 343 Industries
- Xbox One
- Release date
- October 27, 2015
Get the game
Lock and load with the Halo 5: Guardians Digital Deluxe Edition which includes the Warzone REQ Bundle** - 14 Premium Requisition packs to enhance Spartan combat.
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