An extended look at the upcoming TV series, Halo: Nightfall, has been released by Microsoft.

Halo: Nightfall is produced by Ridley Scott's production company, Scott Free Productions, and is written by Paul Scheuring, who created Prison Break.

The video features commentary from David Zucker, the president of Scott Free Productions and actor Mike Colter, who plays the protagonist, legendary manhunter Jameson Locke.

The series will focus on the events leading up to Halo 5, and will see Locke and his team caught up in a dangerous terrorist attack, while investigating a distant colony on the world of Sedra.

All 10 episodes will be available at the same time and included with Halo: The Master Chief Collection, released on 11 November.