Microsoft has released some new Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn footage.
The live action mini-series is set at the outset of the human and Covenant war and is intended to segue into the events of Halo 4. The story follows Thomas Lasky, a UNSC cadet that is struggling to balance his promising career in the military and his personal views on the war.
The series kicks off on October 5 on Machinima Prime, and a 90-minute special edition with extra footage and bonus content will be available included in the Halo 4 Limited Edition. Microsoft has confirmed a Halo 4 release date of November 6.
Here's the official description of the new trailer:
Get into the minds of three recruits as they enter Corbulo Academy in Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn. Welcome to Corbulo Academy of Military Science, the UNSC's premiere training facility for its brightest minds. From the very beginning, this arduous academy readies them for a life a of order, structure, sacrifice and belief in the righteous cause of the UNSC.