From Halopedia, the Halo wiki
2016 included many novels and comics.
- February 12: A new partnership with Mattel is made by 343 Industries.
- February 17: Rocket League is released on Xbox One, including an M12 Warthog "Needlehog" as an exclusive vehicle.
- February 24:
- March 15: The paperback edition of Halo: New Blood was released.
- March 16: The trade paperback edition of Halo: Fall of Reach was released.
- March 22: Halo: Escalation Volume 4 is released.
- March 28: Halo Wars became backward compatible on the Xbox One.
- April 6: The Ghosts of Meridian content update is released for Halo 5: Guardians.
- April 14 - 19: Warzone Firefight Beta.
- May 11: Halo Library Edition Volume #1 and a replica of the ONI Acrisius are released by Dark Horse.
- May 12: The Halo 5: Guardians Memories of Reach content update is released.
- May 31: The Halo 5: Guardians Hog Wild REQ Drop is released.
- June 8: A replica of the Type-54 Banshee is set to be released by Dark Horse.
- June 13: Halo Wars 2 is shown at the E3 2016 with a playable demo.
- June 13-23: Halo Wars 2 Open Beta
- June 23: 343 Industries confirms Halo 6 is under development.
- June 29:
- July 20: Halo: Ground Command begins shipping to distributors.
- July 27: Halo: Ground Command begins shipping directly to customers.
- September 6: Halo Mythos is released.
- September 8: The Halo 5: Guardians Anvil's Legacy content update, Halo 5: Forge and the Halo app (exclusively for Windows 10) are released.
- September 20: Halo: Fractures is released by Gallery Books.
- September 27: Forza Horizon 3 is released, including an M12S Warthog CST as part of its repertoire of usable vehicles.
- November 28: Halo: Smoke and Shadow is released.
- November 29: The paperback edition of Halo: Tales from Slipspace is released.
- December 8: The Halo 5: Guardians Monitor's Bounty content update is released.
- December 20: The Halo Wars: Definitive Edition was released for those who have pre-ordered the Halo Wars 2 Ultimate Edition.
- Halo Waypoint - Opening Statements
- Xbox Wire - 343 Industries and Mattel Sign Master Licensing Agreement, Introduce New Halo Toys
- Dark Horse Comics: Dark Horse Comics November 2015 Solicitations
- Xbox.com - Hammer Storm Launches Today
- Amazon: New Blood (Paperback)
- Comic Book Resources - Dark Horse January 2016 Solicitations
- Penguin Random House Halo: Escalation Volume 4
- Halo Waypoint: The Road Ahead
- Halo Waypoint - Ghosts of Meridian
- Comic Book Resources: Dark Horse Comics March 2016 Solicitations
- Halo Waypoint: Campaign Relief
- Halo Waypoint - A Whole New Level
- Halo Waypoint - Hog Wild REQ Drop
- Comic Book Resources - Dark Horse April 2016 Solicitations
- Movie News Guide - ‘Halo 6’ News, Release Date: Microsoft Confident Of Plot Development
- Comic Book Resources - Dark Horse May 2016 Solicitations
- Xbox Wire - Warzone Firefight Comes to Halo 5: Guardians on June 29
- Spartan Games: It's landing...
- The end of Spartan era
- Bloomsbury Publishing: Halo: Mythos
- Halo Waypoint - Forging Ahead - The Forge Experience Comes to Windows 10
- Halo Waypoint - Announcing Anvil's Legacy
- Simon & Schuster
- Forza Motorsport - Forza Horizon 3 Gone Gold
- Amazon: Halo: Tales from Slipspace
- Simon & Schuster - Halo: Smoke and Shadow
- Halo Waypoint - Monitor's Bounty Preview
- news.xbox.com Fight With Forge Again in Halo Wars: Definitive Edition on December 20