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Halo 5: Guardians four-player co-op confirmed

343 Industries has confirmed Halo 5: Guardians will support four-player co-op.

During the Xbox E3 2015 press conference, developer 343 Industries took to the stage in a compelling demonstration to show off the game’s four-player co-op functionality.

Although this is a feature that has been rumoured for the game for some time, this is the first time we’ve seen the game in action.

The four characters can work as a team to take down objectives, although it doesn’t look like there’s any team-based scoring at the moment.

The game will see you control two distinct Spartan teams – one headed by Master Chief and the other by Spartan Locke.

The team-based combat is central to the Halo 5: Guardians and offers drop-in, drop-out co-operative gameplay for the ultimate Halo experience.

343 Industries’ Josh Holmes claims this is the most ambitious Halo game to date and that’s why it’s exclusive to Xbox One.

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The developer also revealed that a brand new multiplayer type, Warzone is going to be playable at E3 2015.

Building on the Halo 5 multiplayer beta unleashed as part of the Halo: The Master Chief Collection last year, the new Warzone mode will give gamers a fresh look at the game here at the Los Angeles-based show.

Halo 5: Guardians is coming to Xbox One exclusively on October 27.

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