Sounders FC and Xbox have unveiled brand-new Halo 5: Guardians-themed kits that the membership is carrying for Sunday’s full-stadium, nationally televised match vs. LA Galaxy on the Xbox Pitch at CenturyLink Subject (6:30 p.m. PT / FOX Sports activities 1). In coordination with Xbox, Sunday’s match and the previous week will function a bunch of Halo 5: Guardians-inspired festivities, together with appearances from Grasp Chief, Agent Locke, and the enduring Warthog, in addition to giveaways on the stadium on match day.
Halo 5: Guardians – which hits shops on October 27, completely for Xbox One – is the subsequent extremely anticipated installment within the blockbuster Halo franchise, and options essentially the most formidable, strong, and epic Halo marketing campaign and multiplayer expertise ever created. In Halo 5: Guardians, a mysterious and unstoppable power threatens the galaxy, the Grasp Chief is lacking, and his loyalty is underneath query. You’ll get to expertise essentially the most dramatic and action-packed Halo story to this point, in a four-player cooperative epic that spans three worlds. Problem buddies and rivals in new multiplayer modes: Warzone with its large 24-player battles, and the Enviornment’s pure Four-versus-Four aggressive fight.
“We’re honored to companion with Sounders FC and have Halo 5: Guardians take part on this historic second,” stated Bonnie Ross, Company Vice President at Microsoft Studios and head of 343 Industries. “Now we have so many Sounders FC followers on the studio, and we’ll be there within the stands cheering for them alongside the Grasp Chief and Agent Locke.”
The initiative marks the primary time an MLS membership has altered its jerseys for any match mid-season, in addition to the primary time Sounders FC has worn something aside from Rave Inexperienced jerseys for an MLS common season house fixture. The brand new Halo 5: Guardians-inspired jerseys make the most of Sounders FC’s Pitch Black third kits. Throughout warmups, Sounders FC gamers are additionally carrying restricted version pre-match coaching tops, custom-made with Sounders FC and Halo 5: Guardians branding. Sunday’s match is the one alternative that followers have to purchase this one-of-a-kind jersey, as a restricted provide of 200 can be found for buy on the CenturyLink Subject Professional Store.
Twenty thousand followers at CenturyLink Subject on Sunday are set to obtain Halo 5: Guardians and Sounders FC commemorative t-shirts which are being staged all through the stadium. These on the stadium on Sunday even have the prospect to see Halo 5: Guardians come to life, as a life-sized Halo Warthog car can be a part of the celebration, and characters the Grasp Chief and Agent Locke can be on-site for followers to take photos and work together with all through Sunday’s match. Moreover, a scavenger hunt is happening at halftime – the place the Grasp Chief and Agent Locke can be planted inside CenturyLink Subject concourses, encouraging followers to seek out them for the chance to win a Sounders FC / Halo 5 Guardians package.
Followers of Sounders FC and Halo don’t have to attend till Sunday to get in on the motion, as a bevy of Halo 5: Guardians-inspired content material is now accessible at SoundersFC.com/Halo5. There, followers can discover details about the jersey, a photograph gallery and video packages from the picture shoot. Followers may also discover loads of possibilities to win Sounders FC / Halo: 5 Guardians jerseys, in addition to laptop, pill, and cellular backgrounds containing gamers carrying the Sounders FC / Halo 5: Guardians kits accessible for obtain. These can be launched all through the week.
Moreover, followers are inspired to share their ideas on the jerseys on social media, utilizing the official hashtag #Halo5SFC. Posts utilizing that hashtag can be included on a tagboard feed featured on the SoundersFC.com/Halo5 touchdown web page and on the CenturyLink Subject hustleboards throughout Sunday’s match, with tagboard individuals receiving particular alternatives to win Sounders FC and Halo 5: Guardians prizes.
“Initiatives like this are what make our partnership with Xbox so partaking and modern,” stated Sounders FC Proprietor Adrian Hanauer. “For the primary time in league historical past, our respective organizations are collaborating to change the first companion mark on the entrance of our jerseys throughout a daily season marketing campaign. We’re thrilled to work with Xbox on this mission, and hope that followers of each Sounders FC and the Halo franchise take pleasure in seeing our partnership come to life in new and inventive methods over the subsequent week.”