Microsoft has announced a new traveling Halo-themed event called Halo: Outpost Discovery that will allow fans to see life-sized models of iconic Halo vehicles and gear, play upcoming games, compete in virtual reality and more. The event will be going to five cities in the U.S. throughout summer 2019.
Here is the official description of what to expect at one of these events:
“Explore The Ring Experience, 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.”
More information, including how to purchase tickets, can be found on the Halo: Outpost Discovery website. Here are the dates that have been announced:
- July 5 – 7 – Orlando
- July 19 – 21 – Philadelphia
- August 2 – 4 – Chicago
- August 16 – 18 – Houston
- August 30 – September 1 – Anaheim
Microsoft does mention that these are the dates for the first year, meaning that Halo: Outpost Discovery could return next year with more dates.
Here is the announcement video: