It looks like the star field contains the iconic Halo planet | Albiseyler

It looks like the star field contains the iconic Halo planet

Star field has an absolutely massive galaxy to explore, so it was only a matter of time before players started discovering easter eggs and subtle nods to other sci-fi franchises that came before it. Recently, a certain habitable planet in the Eridani system was believed by fans to be a recreation of the rather unfortunate world in Halo series.

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The players found out Star fieldversion of the Epsilon Eridani star system, a real star system that is also main part Halo traditionincludes a planet that bears a striking resemblance to that Achievewhere the year 2010 Halo: Achieve took place. Described on Halopedia as representing “high mountains, deserts and weathered forests”, Star fieldEridani II has similar terrain to Reach. Unfortunately, no one found any strange ostrich birds.

Screenshot: Bethesda Game Studios / Kotaku

And like Reach, Eridani II is the second planet orbiting the star Eridani.

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As mentioned, Eridani II is a real star system out there in the void. It was written about for the first time Ptolemy’s Catalog of stars, which lists over 1,000 worlds, as well as other Islamic works of astronomy. In 1900 it was estimated to be about 10.5 light years from our solar system. Soon, SOWING (the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence project, which scans the skies for signs of other civilizations) became interested in Epsilon Eridani and Tau Ceti – which are also in Star field and performed in Marathonanother Bungie shooter-as a likely location for habitable planets, either with alien life itself, or perhaps proving a good candidate for future space travel.

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The star map shows the distance to the Eridani star system from Alpha Centauri.

Screenshot: Bethesda Game Studios / Kotaku

If you would like to visit Eridani II Star field, you can do so very early in the game. Starting with Alpha Centauri (home of The Lodge and other early story moments in Star field), go down and left on the star map and you’ll find the Eridani star system, which is only 19.11 light years away.

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Once there, simply go to Eridani II and land in any of its biomes to get comfortable weather and mountain terrain. As some fans pointed outthe locations of Eridani II are closer to what is seen in Halo: Achieve “Tip of the Spear” level than its more lush grasslands featured at other points in the game’s campaign. This is a great place for Halo fans to build their first base (and you won’t have to deal with the challenges of extreme environments).

A lone helmet sits on the ground in front of some mountains.

May your trip to Eridani II be a little happier than a certain Spartan.
Screenshot: Bethesda Game Studios / Kotaku

You also won’t have to deal with, you know, Covenant.

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