Minecraft getting in on the Halo 5 action with Blue Team and Fireteam Osiris character pack

Minecraft players will soon be able to get in on the Halo 5 action with new character skins. Beginning Friday, October 23, owners of the both the Xbox One and Xbox 360 editions of Minecraft will be able to play as characters from Halo 5: Guardians through an update to the Minecraft: Halo Edition mash-up pack.

The update, which is free to current owners of the pack, will contain eight new characters, SPARTANS from Blue Team and Fireteam Osiris. Here's a list of the new character skins:

Blue Team:

  • Spartan-117 The Master Chief
  • Spartan-104 Fredric
  • Spartan-087 Kelly
  • Spartan-058 Linda

Fireteam Osiris:

  • Spartan Locke
  • Spartan Buck
  • Spartan Tanaka
  • Spartan Vale

All of this comes ahead of the actual launch of Halo 5, which arrives on the Xbox One on October 27. If you don't already own the Minecraft: Halo Edition mash-up, you can grab it now from the Xbox Store.

$3.99 on the Xbox Store