Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary Summary
Fitting tribute or sloppy cash-in?
Yes, Bungie is working on Halo for PC, if you count a lone developer at the studio collaborating with fans to work on releasing a new PC patch. It's keep the Halo multiplayer platform working post-GameSpy.
Hosting service GameRanger announced they'd be filling in for GameSpy as they shut down their systems, but some game's will need to be tweaked with a patch first.
Halo, Halo 2 and Halo 3 being upcoming content to be released on Steam, which raised a few eyebrows since Halo 3 had not publicly been developed on PC, and that Microsoft would be using rival Valve's digital distribution., the Steam registry showed
Microsoft has unsurprisingly stated that Halo 4 will not be released on PC.
Gamers who enjoyed Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary Edition will be disappointed to learn that the rumor that an HD version of Halo 2 is being worked on by 343 Industries has been quashed.
The developer flatly stated, "We are not working on that at this time. We are kind of busy."
You may remember that since leaving Microsoft Game Studios, Halo creator Bungie is now shacked up with publishing giant Activision on an all-new IP universe. It's going great.
Well, that's what PR shamans tell us. Bungie has a "genre-defining new IP" which will prove to be one of Activision's "key strategic growth pillars". It'll be fun too, I imagine.