To celebrate today’s launch of Halo: The Master Chief Collection, fans tuned into HaloFest – a livestream event broadcast on Xbox Live, Xbox.com, Twitch, YouTube and select global press sites. The three day event included the Halo: Master Chief Collection Invitational Tournament where pro players from around the world battled it out for the chance to win $50,000 and the opportunity to be the first to play the Halo 5: Guardians Multiplayer Beta, set to arrive December 29.
On Monday night, HaloFest culminated with Halo fans from around the world joining Xbox and 343 Industries at the Avalon Theater in Los Angeles for an unforgettable night to celebrate the past, present and future of Halo. The event world premiered the first two episodes of Halo: Nightfall and provided a first look at gameplay of the Halo 5: Guardians Multiplayer Beta.
You can watch the HaloFest finale in its entirety right here, or head straight for the highlights.
Below, catch the dramatic Grand Finals of the Halo: The Master Chief Collection Launch Invitational tournament between Str8 Rippin and Believe the Hype:
After the finals, we staged the first ever Halo 5: Guardians exhibition match, complete with commentary from Andy “Bravo” Dudynsky and Alex “Goldenboy” Mendez:
Thanks to everyone who tuned in last night and across the weekend. See you online soon.