New Halo Legends and Red vs. Blue episodes coming

Microsoft has announced that a new Halo Legends episode, titled Origins, and a holiday special of Red vs. Blue are coming to Halo Waypoint and Xbox Live very soon. The new episodes shall be running in the new year, and will surely be a must-watch for all Halo fans. 

“In Origins, fans of Halo lore will witness Forerunner battles with the Flood, through the present day ending of the Halo trilogy,” states MS. “The episode will shed light on some of the main events of the Halo universe, which set the stage for the beloved series of Halo games.”

Origins will be available for a mere 24 hours on January 2, while Red vs. Blue will available from January 9. You can hit the jump for more details on all the Halo-themed chicanery you’ve got coming your way.

Relive epic moments from the “Halo” franchise in the final preview episode of the anime saga, “Halo Legends.” Created by Studio 4oC, part one of “Origins” will be available exclusively on Halo Waypoint for only 24 hours on Saturday, Jan. 2. Be sure to check into Halo Waypoint for your last chance to see “Halo Legends” before its DVD release in Feb. 2010.

 “Halo Legends” Episode, “Origins”

In “Origins,” fans of “Halo” lore will witness Forerunner battles with the Flood, through the present day ending of the “Halo” trilogy. The episode will shed light on some of the main events of the “Halo” universe, which set the stage for the beloved series of “Halo” games.

 “Red vs. Blue” Holiday Special

343 Industries invites you to celebrate the holidays with the galaxy’s dumbest recruits!  Visit Halo Waypoint on Dec. 24 – Dec. 26 for an exclusive, all-new three-part “Red vs. Blue” holiday special. “Red vs. Blue” is a video series created by Rooster Teeth Productions, loosely based on the “Halo” franchise.

 Don’t forget to tune in for a behind-the-scenes look at the creation of “Origins” on Saturday, Jan. 9, in which the team at Studio 4oC recount their work on “Halo Legends.” The remaining schedule for all upcoming “Halo Legends” 24-hour exclusive previews is below:

 Episode                                                                                                           Airing Date (24-hour)

 “Origins” Part 1                                                                                            Jan. 2, 2010

Making of “Origins”                                                                                    Jan. 9, 2010

Trailers of upcoming episodes                                                               Feb. 2, 2010

 Produced by 343 Industries and created by a group of renowned anime studios, “Halo Legends” will be distributed by Warner Home Video on DVD, Blu-Ray and digital formats in February, 2010.

 For updates on the “Halo Legends” previews, visit https://halolegends.com. For details about the full anthology, visit https://www.halolegendsdvd.com.

 Follow the “Halo” franchise on Twitter and Facebook at @HaloWaypoint and https://www.facebook.com/HaloWaypoint.

 

Jim Sterling