Selling 65 million games and earning around $3.5 billion dollars, The Halo brand went from a worldwide phenomenon to something of a niche series over the last 15 years.
While the game still has a large and passionate fan base, Microsoft seems to be moving to introduce Master Chief to a whole new generation in anticipation of Halo Infinite. We’re not talking game demos here either, Microsoft is presenting an “Experience” in the Halo world almost like a theme park or county fair.
We’re talking Virtual Reality laser tag, real life Halo vehicles on display and more. Check out the official line:
BECOME A HERO AT HALO: OUTPOST DISCOVERY
Step into HALO Outpost Discovery, a traveling live event experience opening in select cities. Fans will be immersed into the Halo Universe with attractions that include free-roaming virtual reality, interactive gaming and more.
Halo: Outpost Discovery is a touring fan experience for all ages, that brings the Halo video game universe to life like never before. This weekend-long event lets you step into Halo’s vast and epic world, with enthralling themed attractions, interactive in-universe encounters, the latest playable game releases and so much more. Experience details, ticket information and more are available right now at HaloOutpostDiscovery.com.
Whether you’re a Halo veteran or completely new to the franchise, Halo: Outpost Discovery offers numerous experiences designed with everyone in mind. Featuring more than 300,000 square feet of activities designed to celebrate all things Halo, this weekend-long adventure will begin touring summer 2019, appearing at five major metropolitan areas across the United States in its first year.
- July 5-7 – ORLANDO
- July 19-21 – PHILADELPHIA
- August 2-4 – CHICAGO
- August 16-18 – HOUSTON
- August 30-September 1 – ANAHEIM
Explore a Halo Ring, get up close and personal with a real-life Warthog, battle fellow recruits in an epic laser tag arena, experience thrilling in-universe encounters with the latest simulation and VR technologies and much, much more. Take advantage of hundreds of game stations to play, compete and explore the storied Halo game series. Attend one of our many themed panels, meet the creators, special guests and learn how the Halo universe is made, or take part in one of the many available community events to learn how to livestream gameplay or build an epic cosplay costume.
To bring this experience to life, we’ve partnered with Herschend Live – one of the world’s leading and most renowned attraction and immersive experience creators. From the Harlem Globetrotters to Dollywood, the entertainment experts at Herschend have delighted people of all ages for decades and are extremely excited to help us immerse you in the universe like never before.
We can’t wait to share more with you in the coming months and look forward to seeing you and your families’ boots on the ground at Halo: Outpost Discovery later this year.
Head to HaloOutpostDiscovery.com and @halooutpost on Twitter for the latest official news, ticket information and more on the Halo: Outpost Discovery summer experience. For all things Halo, stay tuned to Halo Waypoint and @Halo on Twitter.