Microsoft Studios and 343 Industries have unveiled the final preview trailer for the live-action miniseries, Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn. The upcoming series will debut on Halo Waypoint and Machinima on October 5 and will feature five episodes in total. The final trailer introduces us to the cadets of Corbulo Academy of Military Science’s Hastati Squad; Junji Chen, Thomas Lasky, Chyler Silva, Michael Sullivan, Dimah Tchakova and Walter Vickers. We’re introduced to the cadets in a documentary-style fashion as they first cross paths with their fellow comrades, awaiting their fate in the upcoming war against the Covenant.
“Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn” is a live-action digital series based on the best-selling Xbox franchise that brings a brand-new “Halo” story to life on a scale never before seen in the “Halo” universe. “Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn” delivers an exciting story of heroism and sacrifice, taking fans back to the beginning of the human and Covenant war and leading into the events of “Halo 4,” the biggest entertainment event of 2012. The series will debut on Oct. 5, 2012, on Machinima Prime, and on Halo Waypoint, and will unfold through a series of five episodes leading up to the worldwide launch of “Halo 4” on Nov. 6.
UPDATE: You can now view the first full episode below!