The Halo Channel will launch later this year for Xbox One, Microsoft and 343 Industries have announced.

The new interactive digital network promises to provide users with "unprecedented, personalized access to the Halo Universe".

Watch existing and upcoming original programming (Halo: Nightfall, Halo 4: Forward unto Dawn, Halo Legends, Halo the Television Series), as well as community content, discover background information in the Halo Encyclopedia, or seamlessly join friends in a Halo game.

There's also full Twitch integration making it possible to broadcast your gameplay or watch feeds from the Halo community - from competitive multiplayer matches and campaign walkthroughs to speed runs.

You'll get even more info on The Halo Channel in the video below.