If you are a new player in Halo games, you may wonder how long between Halo 4 and Halo 5. Here, you can find the information about it including about Halo 4 and Halo 5. So, you are able to check the information below now.
The Distance Between Halo 4 and Halo 5
According to the Wikipedia site, Halo 5: Guardians happens in the year 2558. You will see that in this game, the setting is eight months after the events of Halo 4.
For your information, as also explained on Wikipedia, Halo 4 was released on Xbox 360 on November 6th, 2012. On Xbox One, it was released on November 11th, 2014. Meanwhile, on Microsoft Windows and Xbox Series X/S, it was released on November 17th, 2020. How about Halo 5? Halo 5 was released on October 27th, 2015.
About Halo 4
Here is the explanation about Halo 4 according to Wikipedia.
Halo 4 is an FPS video game and this game is developed by 343 Industries. This game was published by Microsoft Studios for the Xbox 360 video game console. In this game, the most players experience gameplay from an FPS perspective. When players use certain weapons, the perspective of the game changes to third-person. The player’s head-up display (HUD) exhibits real-time information on the armor system of the player character such as information on current weapons and abilities, shield status, and waypoints for goals and objectives. HUD also features a motion tracker which has the ability to detect enemies, allies, and vehicles in a certain radius of the player.
This game has updated versions of a lot of human and Covenant weaponry from previous Halo games and also introducing new weapons for the humans, Covenant and Prometheans. In the game, there are also reusable equipment called armor abilities which was introduced in Halo: Reach. New armor abilities include the hardlight shield which can activate a protective barrier the same as a riot shield, autosentry, Promethean vision which decrease environment detail and displays hidden players as silhouettes, a regenerations field which can heal all players in close proximity and is able to emit a short range kinetic blast and finally the thruster pack which permits the player to launch themselves some feet in a horizontal direction.
In this game, the story or campaign mode is able to be played alone or cooperatively with one player on the similar console through split screen and up to three other players via Xbox Live. Skulls can be enabled by players in the campaign menu and they act as gameplay modifiers. In the campaign, there are terminals which provide the player with additional backstory through videos seen in the Halo Waypoint application on the Xbox 360.
In this game, there are also other features such as Forge which is a map-editing tool which was introduced in Halo 3. In Halo 4, Forge has a new magnet feature to connect forge pieces together. You can also enjoy Theater mode where it allows you to be able to make video clips, capture screenshots from recent matches in War Games or custom games and view films.
Halo 4 won a number of awards as you are able to see from the list below.
- Halo 4 won Spike TV Video Game Awards for Best Xbox 360 Game.
- Halo 4 won Spike TV Video Game Awards for Best Graphics.
- Halo 4 won Inside Gaming Awards for Game of the Year.
- Halo 4 won Inside Gaming Awards for Best Competitive Multiplayer.
- Halo 4 won X-Play’s Best of 2012 Awards for Best Shooter.
- Halo 4 won IGN’s Best of 2012 for Best Xbox 360 Story.
- and many more.
About Halo 5
Here is the explanation about Halo 5: Guardians according to Wikipedia. Halo 5: Guardians is an FPS video game which is developed by 343 Industries. Microsoft Studios publishes this game. On October 27th, 2015, this game was released worldwide for the Xbox One. In the game, you follow two fireteams of human supersoldiers. Those are Blue Team which is led by Master Chief and Fireteam Osiris which is led by Spartan Locke.
343 Industries began to plan concepts and objectives for this game shortly after the release of Halo 4. In late 2012, the goals were set out by the team for the game where it included larger campaign and multiplayer areas. Same as Halo 4, this game also uses motion capture for character animation. There are new abilities and character designs in the game, but it does not have any offline capabilities or local networking. A game engine can also be found in this game where it can scale its resolution to maintain a frame rate of 60 frames per second. This game is the first mainline game which has Teen rating from the ESRB.
This game was announced by Microsoft at E3 2013. The game and the hardware which is related to it got over US$400 million in its first twenty-four hours. They also got US$500 million in its first week, outselling the opening sales of Halo 4. This game also became the best selling Xbox One game globally. Nevertheless, this game had the lowest opening sales of any Halo game in the UK and Japan.
After the game was released, it received generally positive reviews from critics where the praise were pointed at its gameplay, level design, visuals and multiplayer modes. However, the single player campaign of the game got divided responses where criticisms were pointed at its story, ending and writing.
This game got a number of awards as you are able to see from the list below.
- This game won Game Revolution Best of 2015 Awards for Best Multiplayer.
- This game won Game Revolution Best of 2015 Awards for Best Shooter.
- This game won OXM Game of the Year Awards 2015 for Best Innovation.
- This game won OXM Game of the Year Awards 2015 for Best Online Multiplayer.
- This game became honorable mention in IGN Best of 2015 Awards for Best Competitive Multiplayer.
- This game was nominated in the 20th Satellite Awards for Outstanding Action/ Adventure Game.
- This game was nominated in 12th BAFTA Games Awards for Best Music.
- and many more.
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