Halo 5: Guardians is launching in October, but Microsoft's giving us an early look at the opening cinematic." />

Watch the Halo 5: Guardians opening cinematic [VIDEO]

Halo 5: Guardians is coming on October 27 and if you can’t wait to get your hands on the game, Microsoft has released a trailer for the opening cinematic of the game, setting up the story. The trailer consists of showcasing the Fireteam Osiris, an elite group of Spartans executing UNSC orders to take on Covenant and Promethean forces.

The team consists of elite soldiers each with their own backstory.

  • Spartan Jameson Locke – Before he was a Spartan, Locke was an ONI Acquisitions Specialist – an expert in tracking, asset recovery, and elimination of high value targets
  • Spartan Olympia Vale – A child prodigy, Vale’s innate skill in languages led to a career as a Navy liaison with the Sangheili post-war
  • Spartan Holly Tanaka – After surviving the glassing of her homeworld, Tanaka joined the Army, looking for a chance to save others from the same fate
  • Spartan Edward Buck – During his service as an ODST, Buck’s personnel profile suggested “if he were any better he’d be a Spartan”

What do you think of the cinematic trailer?

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