Halo 5: Guardians' mysterious Spartan is a new character
Since Halo 5: Guardians was officially revealed for Xbox One last week, there's been plenty of speculation as to the mysterious Spartan shown in the artwork. Who is it?
So who is this new character? Well, that's just it -- you probably won't know. Because this mysterious Spartan is a "NEW character," according to Halo 5: Guardians executive producer Josh Holmes.
For everyone speculating about the mysterious Spartan in Halo 5: Guardians, he’s not Palmer (or Cortana!). He’s a NEW character. :) #Halo— Josh Holmes (@JoshingtonState) May 16, 2014
Halo 5: Guardians is due out for Xbox One in fall 2015, 343 announced last week. It's believed that Microsoft and 343 will release Halo: The Master Chief Collection this year as a way to "refresh" audience's memories ahead of Halo 5's release.