Halo, something that makes all gamers in some form feel as if they are younger again. From the long nights 5 or 10 years ago, building the best fort on forge to getting a killjoy online. Halo: Reach, arguably one of the best Halos ever created by many, gives gamers a balanced online and creative experience while all the while being great in a competitive scene. Well, it was recently announced that this classic game is coming to the Master Chief collection.
It was announced by 343, the developers of Halo, that Halo Reach will be added as an add-on to the famous Master Chief collection. According to 343 industries’, Brian Jarrard (Community Manager of 343) the way you purchase the add on depends on how you purchased the Master Chief collection. Jarrard had said this, “‘On Xbox One specifically, Halo: Reach’s multiplayer content (which includes Forge and the Theater) will be automatically included for everyone who owns Halo: The Master Chief Collection while Halo: Reach’s Campaign and Firefight experiences will be offered together as a premium digital add-on. Xbox Game Pass subscribers will have access to the entirety of Halo: Reach within MCC as part of their subscription. Halo: Reach will look and play just as great when it lands on the Microsoft Store and Steam with Campaign, Multiplayer, and Firefight available for purchase as the first step in this PC journey.’” Many gamers are preparing for its release later this year. The highly anticipated add on to the FPS game has many on the edge of their seats. Whether you are in the game for the campaign, co-op or even the multiplayer aspect, there is much the game has to offer. When the games add on is released later this year it’ll have many of the Halo fans in a frenzy to get their hands on it again. It has been said by 343 that theatre and forge will be offered to those who already own the game.
If you forgot what Forge and Theatre were, here is a brief description to remind you:
Forge: is a game mode originally released in Halo 3 designed by Bungie to allow players to customize, save, and share maps for Custom Games. Commonly referred to by gamers as the “Minecraft” of Halo, players can gather a group of friends and customize each of the maps and play them. Within these maps, gamers can build change and fight their way through as many or the least amount of enemies as you want. or obstacles.
Theatre: according to halopedia theatre is “‘Every time a player plays a game of campaign or multiplayer, the game will automatically be saved into a list of up to twenty-five recent films, which players can watch at their leisure. Players have a number of abilities while in-film; play, pause, fast-forward, take screenshot, rewind and record film clip, however, the latter two are only available in multiplayer clips in Halo 3 and Halo 3: ODST, due to loading issues in the campaign. Players can save up to one-hundred saved films in Halo 3.’”
In conclusion, many of the Halo: Reach features and beloved game are to be added later this year. With the campaign co-op and many more being made available as part of the up and coming add-on from 343. Whether you are a fan or just an avid gamer, there are many options to tackle the game. With a team in co-op in the campaign or just a multiplayer, you can be sure it’s gonna up the ante for the release. My question for you is are you ready?