Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary announcement trailer
The Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary announcement trailer is a trailer for Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary. It was first shown at Microsoft's E3 Media Briefing on June 6th, 2011. It shows the new features and graphics in the remake of Halo: Combat Evolved.
- Narrator: "Ten years ago, Halo game introduced millions of fans to an incredible new universe..."
- Narrator: "...and delivered billions of hours of entertainment."
- Narrator: "That was ten years ago."
A white light flashes, and in the same place, everything changed into Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary graphics.
- Narrator: "This is now."
The Halo Theme chorus ends, and the quick percussion music begins. The camera zooms out, showcasing the completely new graphics in the containment facility.
- Narrator: "The campaign of the decade..."
Cuts to the campaign level "343 Guilty Spark", the swamp with upgraded graphics.
- Narrator: "...remade and remastered."
Cuts back to "The Silent Cartographer", an M12 Light Reconnaissance Vehicle races around the beach of the island. Cuts to the marines engages the Covenant during their beach assault.
Cuts to a Major Elite patrolling the second floor of the shuttle bay of the CCS-class battlecruiser Truth and Reconciliation. Cuts to the player, as John-117, fires a plasma rifle at a Minor Elite on the lowest floor of the hangar bay.
Cuts to the camera panning over the Halo: Combat Evolved multiplayer map "Damnation", fading to "Penance", the remake of it in Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary, followed by the remake of "Hang 'Em High" and "Battle Canyon", the remake of "Beaver Creek".
Cuts to a blue team player firing his Rocket Launcher at two red team players in "Battle Canyon". Cuts to "Penance", a player performs an Assassination on another player.
Cuts to the campaign level "The Library", the index chamber, fading to the upgraded version in Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary.
FULLY REMASTERED CAMPAIGN
- Narrator: "A fully remastered campaign."
Cuts to several campaign Cooperative Play shots.
CO-OP OVER XBOX LIVE
- Narrator: "Co-op over Xbox LIVE."
CLASSIC MULTIPLAYER MAPS
- Narrator: "And seven of the greatest multiplayer maps of all time."
Cuts to Installation 04 in the Soell system.
- Cortana (voiceover): "Halo... It's finished."
- John-117 (voiceover): "No... I think we're just getting started."
John-117 zooms up into the cruiser.
The logo of Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary is shown.
- Narrator: "Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary!"
The logo shines, and the date of its release appears:
NOVEMBER 15, 2011
Video ends as the Xbox 360 logo is shown.
- The trailer is narrated by Jeff Steitzer, who voices the multiplayer announcer in all Halo games except Halo Wars.
- The MA5B assault rifle that appears in the trailer uses the MA37 assault rifle's model as a placeholder.