A Look at Halo 5: Guardians – Battle of Shadow and Light Content Drop

By: Rhys Weir | November 12th, 2015

Next week, Halo 5: Guardians will receive its first content drop which will bring new Warzone power weapons, new weapon skins, new emblems and of course – Big Team Battle.

Halo 5 Battle of Shadow and Light

Big Team Battle Returns

Halo 5 Big Team Battle

After a short absence at launch, Halo 5: Big Team Battle makes its return in Halo 5: Guardians across four different Forge maps:

Deadlock

Halo 5 Deadlock

Deadlock is a reimagined version of Standoff from Halo 3, tweaked to work with Halo 5: Guardians’ updated sandbox and movement.

Basin

Halo 5 Basin

Basin is a reimagined version of Valhalla from Halo 3, tweaked to work with Halo 5: Guardians’ updated sandbox and movement.

Guillotine

Halo 5 Guillotine

Guillotine is a reimagined version of Headlong from Halo 2 and Halo: Reach, tweaked to work with Halo 5: Guardians’ updated sandbox and movement.

Recurve

Halo 5 Recurve

Recurve is a reimagined version of Longbow from Halo 4, tweaked to work with Halo 5: Guardians’ updated sandbox and movement.

Details on gametypes, starting weapons, etc have yet to be announced so keep an eye out on @Halo on Twitter for details.


48 New Pieces of REQ Content

As listed above, this content drop will also introduce a new Uncommon assassination animation called “Shove It”.

Shove it

Finally, here’s a look at the new Tundra Mantis – a Legendary variant only available in Warzone.


An exact time and date for this content drop has yet to be released but as soon as we know, we’ll let you know.

Excited to see these monthly content drops coming to Halo 5: Guardians? Let us know what you think on our forums now!

 

Source: Halo Waypoint