From Halopedia, the Halo wiki
2008 saw the release of a comic, a reference book, and a novel, among other things.
- March: The first Halo figures by McFarlane Toys were released.
- April 3: The Darkness trailer was released.
- April 15: The Legendary Map Pack for Halo 3 is released.
- July 14: The Five Long Years Cinematic trailer for Halo Wars is shown at E3 2008.
- July 15: An apology message about the postponing of the announcement of Bungie's new project, which was to be shown at E3, is posted at Bungie.net. The project would later turn out to be Halo 3: ODST.
- September 25: The "Keep It Clean" trailer for Halo 3: ODST is released.
- October 4: The trailer Field Trip To Harvest was released.
- October 8: Halo 3: ODST, then called "Halo 3: Recon", is officially announced at Tokyo Game Show 2008.