Halo: Reach Birth of a Spartan Premiered and Trailer

Brace yourselves for a riveting glimpse into one of the darkest secrets of the Halo universe
Birth of a Spartan, a live-action short directed by director Noam Murro, is airing on multiple U.K. and U.S. TV networks and also showing in cinemas across North America, Microsoft announced. Birth of a Spartan is a stirring depiction of the transformation of Carter 259, the future leader of Noble Team in Halo: Reach from an ordinary young man to a superhuman Spartan warrior. In related news, the Halo: Reach multiplayer beta will run from May 3 through May 19. The beta will be accessible via the Halo 3: ODST game disc (an Xbox LIVE Gold membership and Internet connection are required to play).