Reclaimer Saga

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This article is about the second phase of the Halo series. For articles of the same name, see Reclaimer (disambiguation).
A promotional image for the original Reclaimer Trilogy.

The Reclaimer Saga,[1] originally the Reclaimer Trilogy,[2] is the ongoing second phase of the Halo video game franchise. The first installment of the then-trilogy, Halo 4, was announced on June 6th, 2011 with a teaser trailer presented at Microsoft's E3 Media Briefing.[3] The subseries was first identified as the Reclaimer Trilogy during Halo Fest at PAX Prime 2011.[2][4] The series launched with Halo 4's release on November 6, 2012.[5][6]

On June 21, 2013, Microsoft announced that the Reclaimer Trilogy will be expanded into the Reclaimer Saga, which will not be limited to a trilogy format.[1][7]

Halo 4[edit]

Main article: Halo 4
"Set in the aftermath of Halo 3, Master Chief returns to confront his own destiny and face an ancient evil that threatens the fate of the entire universe. Halo 4 marks the start of a new trilogy that begins with its release in 2012."
—Official summary[2]

Halo 4 marks the return of John-117 as a playable protagonist after three Halo games focusing on different sets of characters. Having been lost in space in the finale of Halo 3, John-117 and Cortana are adrift aboard the wreckage of the frigate Forward Unto Dawn. They find themselves being drawn into Requiem, a Forerunner Shield World first seen in the Legendary ending of Halo 3.[8]

Halo Xbox One[edit]

Main article: Halo Xbox One

Halo Xbox One is the second game in the Reclaimer Saga. It is set to be released in 2014.[9]

Sources[edit]

  1. ^ a b IGN:' Halo Reclaimer Trilogy Expanded to 'Saga
  2. ^ a b c Halo Official Site: Halo 4 Panel Opening Video
  3. ^ E3 2011
  4. ^ YouTube: Halo Fest: Halo 4 Panel
  5. ^ Halo Waypoint: The Halo Bulletin 4.17.2012
  6. ^ YouTube: Halo Fest 2011 - Halo 4 Discussion! PART 3
  7. ^ Computer and Videogames.com - Halo Reclaimer Trilogy expanded to a 'saga', says MS exec
  8. ^ Awakening
  9. ^ Halo Waypoint: Halo Xbox One