Halo 5 landing in Minecraft

The Minecraft: Halo Edition mash-up pack will receive an update on October 23rd that will add new Halo 5 content.

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Halo 5

Excited to start the newest saga in the Halo universe in Halo 5: Guardians on Oct. 27? Well, the fun begins in Minecraft first, and starting Oct. 23 you can play as the Master Chief along with Blue Team and Fireteam Osiris from Halo 5: Guardians for Minecraft: Xbox One Edition and Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition.

This free update to the Minecraft: Halo Edition mash-up pack will bring new characters from Halo 5: Guardians to Minecraft on Xbox and include all of the content from the original pack for those purchasing for the first time ($3.99 USD).

The mash-up pack, expertly crafted by 4J Studios, includes a Halo-themed texture set, themed menus and user interface, craft-able items and 31 music tracks across the Halo franchise. Also available are 40 pixel-perfect character skins depicting beloved Halo characters such as the Master Chief, Cortana, Sergeant Johnson, the Arbiter and more. For fans looking to fully immerse themselves into the Halo universe, the Halo Mash-up pack also features pre-made worlds such as Silent Cartographer, Sandtrap, Valhalla, Blackout, Guardian, Blood Gulch and plenty of well-known Halo vehicles and features.

Characters included in the update:

Blue Team:
 · Spartan-117 The Master Chief
 · Spartan-104 Fredric
 · Spartan-087 Kelly
 · Spartan-058 Linda

Fireteam Osiris:
 · Spartan Locke
 · Spartan Buck
 · Spartan Tanaka
 · Spartan Vale

Master the Halo universe within Minecraft this week, and stay tuned to Xbox Wire for up-to-date news on both games.

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