Today marks the worldwide launch of Halo Wars 2, available on Xbox One and Windows 10 PCs.
To celebrate the launch, Xbox and 343 Industries brought the intensity of battle to gamers through a dramatic real-world combat experience inspired by the Halo universe.
Unaware of the test ahead, fans were led into a Halo-themed military command centre where a conventional demonstration quickly turned into an onslaught of action and chaos, as the frenetic nature of battle was captured with UNSC unit commanders requesting orders.
The new recruits quickly realised that they were in the hot seat, tasked with saving their own lives and their units, with no other tools other than their quick strategic thinking. Some panicked at the situation; others began to embrace it…