Microsoft has officially announced Halo 4, following a leaked reveal earlier today on Xbox.com.
The teaser shown at Microsoft's E3 press conference, which we hope to have here for you very shortly, showed Master Chief awakening from his cold storage to discover everything's not well... and there's a big intimidating spaceship outside his window.
Microsoft called the fourth game in the series "the dawn of a new trilogy for Xbox 360". It's the first full-blown release in the series since Bungie left Microsoft.
The platform holder added in a press release: "Set in the aftermath of Halo 3, Master Chief returns to confront his own destiny and face an ancient evil that threatens the fate of the entire universe. A new trilogy begins when Halo 4 releases in 2012."
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