Microsoft launches Halo Waypoint

Posted by Aharon Etengoff

Microsoft has launched its long-awaited Halo Waypoint for Xbox Live members. The portal offers full-episode previews of Halo Legends, along with developer interviews, trailers, screenshots and exclusive video footage.

Microsoft launches Halo Waypoint

In addition, Waypoint features a career system that tracks player accomplishments across multiple Halo games. Participants are expected to receive prizes for specific achievements, including full sets of avatar ODST armor and t-shirts.

Microsoft has also announced an official "broadcast" schedule for Halo Legends, which explores back-stories based on various themes and character in the Halo universe.

Halo Legends

?The first preview episode known as "The Babysitter" will debut on November 7, 2009. The aptly named Babysitter - which was created by STUDIO4?C - follows the story of a group of ODSTs who reluctantly accept a Spartan sniper into their strike team. ?

Additional episode dates are as follows:

  • The Duel - 11/21/09
  • The Package Part 1 - 12/5/09
  • The Package Part 2 - 12/19/09
  • Origins Part 1 - 1/2/10