Just right now, if you head over the ESPN.com, you are going to get a surprise if you are a Halo fan. There is currently a banner on top of the website which gives the Halo release date information and a teaser trailer played directly through YouTube. By playing this video with all your ad blockers off, you are going to start seeing some strange orange stuff pop up on your screen.
The interface as show below pushes some codes into the complete page and the text starts popping in and out. This could be some clue that only a computer software developer could understand.
Halo diehard fans have already started decrypting the code to see if there is indeed a message in the ad or is it just an error. By putting the text into a translator, you will still not be able to get anything that makes any sense. This point towards a possible error but we will leave it to the fans to figure it out.
The only reason why fans have reacted to this orange screen with lots of weird text and numbers is because during the I Love Bees campaign in Halo 2, you get to see a similar screen with jumbled up code and text. This is why it could be some sort of a message to the fans.
Halo 4 is currently being developed as a new trilogy in the series and is set to come out later this year. Microsoft showed off a nice little demonstration of the game during the E3 press conference last week.
Fans however have been really concerned due to a new studio working on the game. With Bungie out, 343 studios along with Microsoft studios have taken over the game development. We are eager to see what 343 Studios can achieve with such a big franchise.
With the latest demonstration, things are looking quite promising. We saw some familiar enemies and territories along with a new setting. A few weapons were also shown during the demonstration. Currently Microsoft has no plans to provide the demo, but the game director has hinted that the demo is not something out of the question.