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No Halo 5: Guardians details at GamesCom, confirms Microsoft

Microsoft has outlined what Halo details it will outline at GamesCom 2014 and there’s no mention of Halo 5: Guardians whatsoever.

Now we’re just days away from GamesCom 2014, the Cologne-based gaming conference, Microsoft and the other gaming giants have offered details on what exactly will be on show.

Microsoft latest Xbox Wire post outlines all the Halo news you’ll find at GamesCom this year, and sadly we won’t get any fresh details on Halo 5: Guardians.

Although the Halo 5: Guardians release date isn’t scheduled to occur until 2015, we were hoping to get a few more details about the game to keep us going.

At E3 2014, 343 Industries revealed that the Halo 5: Guardians multiplayer beta would be available in December to those purchasing Halo: The Master Chief Collection.

“This December we will launch the new Halo 5: Guardians beta,” said 343 Industries’ Bonnie Ross during the LA gaming conference.

Ross also teased that Halo 5: Guardians is “not just about creating a game, it’s about telling Chief’s full tale.”

Well from the looks of Microsoft’s GamesCom outline, we’ll have to wait a little longer to get any more details on Master Chief’s story.

During the Microsoft GamesCom press conference on August 12, the company said it will “share some new announcements” on the Master Chief Collection.

Plus, the Halo 2: Anniversary multiplayer hands-on will be available to those attending the show.

“There will be 4v4 multiplayer games on Ascension and a yet-to-be-announced map, with multiple game types available for your enjoyment.”

There’s also a 4v4 tournament for Halo: The Master Chief Collection, open to all GamesCom attendees and the winning team will get a $5,000 prize fund. The tournament will end on Sunday August 17 and will be streamed via Twitch.tv/Halo.

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