Halo 5: Guardians was launched 3 days ago, on 27th October, 2015.

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We already have a tag for it: , which (at the time of writing) has 12 questions.

According to the official site and the Microsoft XBOX site, its official full name is Halo 5: Guardians. It is written with its full name in both of the website addresses, and all the websites on the first page of a Google search for Halo 5 also refer to it as Halo 5: Guardians.

AFAIK, our current policy [citation needed] for game tags is to use the full official game name where possible, and propose common names as synonyms. According to this policy, the tag should be named .

So, should we rename to , and make the first a synonym of the second, or keep it the way it is?

  • If someone can find the relevant meta discussion for that game tag naming policy, please feel free to edit it in Oct 30, 2015 at 9:32
  • If no relevant meta is brought forward, in terms of supporting either the simply numerals convention, or including the full name, might I propose changing this to concern all games with the same issue, with halo 5 as our primary case example? My understanding is that we only shorten the name when it is required to fit within the character limit, but I have seen a few "shortened name" tags, that this discussion would apply to just the same.
    – user106385
    Oct 30, 2015 at 12:07

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Tag merged and synonym created as per request.

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