Fans at Comic-Con International in San Diego were treated to the debut of the official trailer for Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn, a live-action digital series based on the Xbox best seller.
The spin-off will appear on the Machinima Prime and Halo Waypoint YouTube channels on October 5. In the mean time, they are currently both hosting the new trailer.
Machinima says its will also be releasing exclusive content, backstory and character pieces ahead of the Halo 4 launch.
The series has five episodes, leading up to the launch of the Halo 4 game on November 6.
According to Machinima, ‘Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn tells an exciting story of heroism and sacrifice on a scale never before seen in the Halo universe, taking fans back to the beginning of the human and Covenant war and leading into the events of Halo 4.’
It’s directed by Stewart Hendler (H , Sorority Row) and written by Todd Helbing and Aaron Helbing (Smallville, Spartacus).
A 90-minute Special Edition featuring extra footage and bonus content will be available from November in the Halo 4 Limited Edition bundle (costing £69.99) and through video on-demand services.