Halo 5: Guardians Update Adds New Gear, Game Modes and More

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Halo 5: Guardians is set to receive its first free post-launch content update with the release of the Battle of Shadow and Light.

As announced via the Halo Waypoint, the new drop is scheduled to release next week and will include a plethora of new in-game content for Halo 5 fans.


Headlining the update is the new game mode Big Team Battle, which is set to feature an 8v8 large scale vehicular brawl, as well as four new maps; Deadlock, Basin, Guillotine, and Recurve.

In addition to this, the Battle of Shadow and Light will also provide players with access to 48 new REQ packs, a brand new Ultra Rare Shinobi armour set, a Legendary Dying Star Light Rifle, Tundra and Woodland-themed vehicle skins, a new ‘Shove It’ assassination and many more items to unlock. 

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