Halo Fans got a chance to have a glimpse of Halo in Unreal Engine 4 all thanks to the co-creator of Halo, Marcus Lehto. On 29th September 2021, Marcus Lehto shared an image featuring Master Chief, Warthog, Weapons, the MA5B Assault rifle, and the iconic Halo ring.
He also shared the image of the back of Master chief to show the details of his work as the initials of the easter eggs were carved on the Master Chief’s right foot. While the players are applauding the details of Master Chief. It was a recreation of the vision as what would have Master chief looked like if it was made now. And not to mention everyone is pleased to have this opportunity to look at it.
Though he has made his departure from Halo a long time ago no one can deny the fact that Marcus Lehto knows Master Chief like no one else as it has been one of his memorable journeys.
Halo in Unreal Engine 4
Marcus Lehto has been a long-time art director with Bungie now and was the one who developed the original Halo trilogy and the Halo 3:ODST and Halo: reach. Also earlier this year Marcus took to Twitter to reveal the unused weapon assets from the original Halo which showed a very positive response from the players. This collection of unused weapon assets included a microwave gun, a particle beam rifle, and more.
As the release date of the Halo series’ new release is coming closer all the updates and reveals have created topics of discussion among the players waiting for the next game of the Halo series.
The Bungie creation and 343 industries developed Halo is owned by Xbox game Studios. This game is a first-person shooter military science fiction media franchise. The game revolves around the experiences of Master Chief John-117 with his artificial intelligence (AI) companion named Cortana. Master chief-117 is a member of Supersoldiers code named Spartans.
The plot of the game is set in the distant past where a powerful race called Forerunners fought with aliens parasites known as Flood. To destroy the flood which has been infesting the sentient life in the Milky Way Galaxy the forerunners conceived the Halo Array ring-shaped megastructures and weapons of last resort. Then again 26th century the Halo ring is rediscovered and also Master chief-117. This time Master chief not only has to fight the flood but also the covenant.
The Halo Game series was first released on November 15, 20001 for Xbox. This was the game in the series which was critically acclaimed with the Xbox’s killer app. This Killer led to the use of the ‘Halo Killer’ term. The Halo killer was used to describe a game that is better or considered the same as the Halo game.
The latest released game by Halo was Halo 4 for PC and Halo: The Master Chief Collection for Xbox Series was released on November 17th, 2021. This Halo game has five parts currently and the sixth main part which is Halo Infinite is going to be released on December 8, 2021.