LONDON, Wednesday 30th January 2013– 343 Industries today debuted the“Halo 4” Spartan Ops: Episode Eight“Expendable” trailer.?Spartan Ops: Episode Eight, including an all-new CG cinematic and five new gameplay chapters, will be available via Xbox LIVE on Monday, 4 February at 11am GMT.
Synopsis: Fireteam Majestic are reunited, but the Infinity is still under attack by Promethean forces. Unfortunately for Lasky, he won’t know what the Prometheans are after until it’s too late.
The trailer can be viewed now on Halo Waypoint:
Screenshots of Spartan Ops: Episode Eight are available on the Xbox Press Site: http://microsoft.gamespress.com/product.asp?p=933&art=2236
A first for the“Halo” franchise, Spartan Ops is a story-driven, episodic co-op adventure that blends immersive storytelling, high-quality cinematics and action-packed gameplay to deliver an unprecedented serialised experience.
Through a weekly series of cinematic episodes, Spartan Ops tells the continuing story of the UNSC Infinity, following the events of“Halo 4.” These episodes centre on the UNSC Infinity leaders and crew as well as a new team of Spartans— Fireteam Majestic– as they explore the corners of Requiem in objective-based missions and help uncover the secrets of the mysterious Forerunner world. A massive adventure that builds off the“Halo 4” story, access to Spartan Ops is included with“Halo 4” at no additional charge— effectively delivering two campaign experiences in one game.1
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