The HALO universe came to life at the Anghami Lab, Riyadh Boulevard gathering Saudi fans and gaming enthusiasts for an unforgettable screening and activities
The eagerly awaited second season of HALO has premiered exclusively on OSN+ and OSNtv with a two-episode release
The vibrant city of Riyadh last night played host to a special event to celebrate the exclusive regional premiere of HALO Season 2 on OSN+, the region’s leading local premium streaming service. The event, which took place at the Anghami Lab in Riyadh Boulevard City, featured engaging activities and a screening of the first episode of the latest season, offering guests the opportunity to immerse themselves in the thrilling world of HALO. The second season of the franchise debuted on OSN+ and OSNtv with a two-episode drop.
The HALO video game franchise, born from the creative genius of Bungie has been a cornerstone of gaming for two decades. This success extends beyond groundbreaking gameplay and transitions to screens with a continued narrative crafted by the minds of Kyle Killen and Stevaen Kane.
Reflecting the Kingdom’s dynamic gaming landscape, where 70% of the population is youth, the event aligns with Saudi Vision 2030’s commitment to boosting the online gaming industry. With over 20 million gamers in Saudi Arabia, substantial government support, and the National Gaming and Esports strategy, the Kingdom aims to become a global hub for gaming and esports investment.
TMFaisal, Saudi content creator and event host, expressed his excitement, stating “In hosting the HALO Season 2 premiere in Riyadh, we are not only celebrating a series, but a cultural phenomenon. HALO’s impact on gaming is immense, and its transition to the TV screen was a testament to its enduring legacy. I’m very excited to watch the continuation of this epic series on OSN+.”
Building on the success of Season 1, HALO Season 2 follows Master Chief John-117 and his elite Spartans as they face the Covenant threat. The series, led by showrunner David Wiener, weaves personal stories with action, adventure, and a rich vision of the future. With a star-studded cast, including Pablo Schreiber and Natascha McElhone, the season promises to deliver gripping narratives and visually stunning experiences.
Season 1 is also available for streaming on OSN+, allowing fans to catch up on the action before delving into the latest season.