The primary season of Halo’s TV adaptation was sometimes interesting, but in addition type of a large number. With a brand new timeline to work with, the present took some sharp divergences, shall we embrace, and issues resulted in such a manner you weren’t totally certain how we had been going to make it to Halo: Fight Developed.
In case you forgot how issues ended, every little thing had largely damaged unhealthy for the people: Halsey (Natasha McElhonne) escaped the UNSC and left Attain after making an attempt to place the Spartans below her sole command, and Grasp Chief let Cortana (Jen Taylor) take management of his physique in a struggle towards the Covenant. The finale resulted in such a manner that it implied we’d get Chief as his stoic self extra in step with the video games. However the fallout of that call should wait, as a result of it appears just like the season’s massive occasion might be none apart from the Fall of Attain.
First launched as a 2001 novel by Eric Nylund that served as Chief’s origin story, the titular disaster sees the Covenant contact down on one of many UNSC’s largest strongholds and lay waste to the planet. Bungie later tailored the Fall of Attain into the 2010 recreation Halo Attain, which led immediately into the occasions of Halo: Fight Developed. (It was additionally the studio’s final time touching the collection earlier than transferring on to Future and letting 343 Industries take the reigns of the franchise.) It appears just like the season might be taking comparable floor so far as Attain’s finish resulting in the primary recreation, however there’ll absolutely be some tweaks and additions that make issues memorable in their very own manner.
Halo returns to Paramount+ with new episodes on February 8, 2024. Should you really feel the necessity to refresh your reminiscence on what occurred, Paramount’s put out the entire first season on YouTube without cost, which you’ll watch here.
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