Halo: The Fall of Reach gets first teaser while Halo Channel goes mobile

343 Industries hit San Diego Comic-Con for a Halo 5: Guardians panel, revealing the first teaser for the animated Halo: The Fall of Reach and also announcing that the Halo Channel is now available on iOS and Android.

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One of the more intriguing elements of the upcoming Halo 5: Guardians is its storyline that follows two distinct group of Spartan soldiers. 343 Industries hit San Diego Comic-Con today to reveal some more details on the upcoming animated series tie-in, as well as reveal some news about the Halo Channel, which is going mobile for the first time.

The Halo Channel has been the center of all things Halo for Xbox One and Windows 8.1 PCs and tablets and is now making its debut on iOS and Android. To celebrate, 343 is offering a full behind-the-scenes documentary on the ongoing development for Halo 5: Guardians. The Halo Channel will also be home to the next season of "Hunt the Truth," an ongoing audio series that searches for the truth behind Master Chief. The podcast is hosted by reporter Benjamin Giraud, played by Keegan-Michael Key.

Finally, 343 showed off the first teaser for Halo: The Fall of Reach. This animated series will adapt the Eric Nylund novel and unfold over the course of three acts. The Fall of Reach tells the origins behind the Spartans, while also revealing what brought Master Chief and Blue Team together. The series is set to come alongside Limited Edition and Digital Deluxe Editions of Halo 5: Guardians, but will also be viewable on the Halo Channel. These are just some of the ways in which multiple stories will tie into the overall Halo 5 storyline, as shown in the infographic below:

Check out the full teaser for The Fall of Reach below. As for the Halo Channel, mobile users can pick it up on the App Store and Google Play.

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