halo 3

it’s-taken-over-10-years,-but-halo-3-is-getting-a-brand-new-multiplayer-map VG247

It’s taken over 10 years, but Halo 3 is getting a brand new multiplayer map

By Dom Peppiatt, Sunday, 14 February 2021 13:40 GMT 343 Industries has announced that a new map is coming to Halo 3 via Halo: The Master Chief Collection, and it’ll be the first new map since 2009’s Mythic II Map Pack.In a blog post released on Halo Waypoint on Friday, developer 343 Industries announced that a new map is coming to the game from the canceled Halo Online project that was developed by Saber Interactive.  This is likely the “new place” part of the “new place and way to play” that 343 teased just last week.In case you’re unaware, Halo Online was a free-to-play Halo…

halo-3:-odst-now-available-for-pc-with-halo:-the-master-chief-collection VG247

Halo 3: ODST now available for PC with Halo: The Master Chief Collection

By Stephany Nunneley, Tuesday, 22 September 2020 20:55 GMT Just a quick reminder letting you know that Halo 3: ODST is available now on PC through Halo: The Master Chief Collection.Halo 3: ODST lands on PC today and with Xbox Game Pass for PC on the Microsoft Store, and Steam.The game finds you playing as an Orbital Drop Shock Trooper in the streets of New Mombasa as you attempt to “piece together the Covenant’s motivations for invading the city.” Here you will go up against Brutes, Elites, and Hunters.ODST Firefight is joining Halo: The Master Chief Collection for the first…

halo-3-rat-mod-has-you-desperately-trying-to-gun-down-enemy-vermin VG247

Halo 3 rat mod has you desperately trying to gun down enemy vermin

By Dom Peppiatt, Thursday, 3 September 2020 15:19 GMT Halo has a long history with modding, with ridiculous new updates to the game being published practically every day.Earlier this week, we saw Halo: Covenant Edition – a mod that changes Halo: Combat Evolved into a game where you play as a Grunt and have to take down big bad Master Chief yourself.Now, we’ve seen a creative new multiplayer mod arrive for Halo 3 that turns you and your enemies into rats.I present rat slayer from r/halomodsYep, that’s right, rats. Because Halo wasn’t already silly enough. You play as a rat…

halo-3:-odst-insider-testing-starts-next-week VG247

Halo 3: ODST Insider testing starts next week

By Stephany Nunneley, Saturday, 15 August 2020 16:21 GMT Halo 3: ODST Insider tests will start next week, according to 343 Industries.Halo Insiders on PC and Xbox One will be able to test Halo 3: ODST sometime next week.According to 343 Industries, this is the current plan but things may change if new blockers are discovered. That said, the team has already squashed over 80 bugs and will work over the weekend to ensure the build holds up (thanks, Neowin).Testers will be able to try out six campaign missions and seven Firefight maps plus extra content. If you are an…

halo-3:-odst-testing-coming-this-month,-cross-play-and-input-based-matches-in-the-works VG247

Halo 3: ODST testing coming this month, cross-play and input-based matches in the works

By Stephany Nunneley, Saturday, 1 August 2020 15:39 GMT Halo 3: ODST flighting will take place this month, and you can expect cross-play and input-based matchmaking for The Master Chief Collection at some point this year.In the latest development update, 343 Industries said it will being public flighting for “a slice” of Halo 3: ODST during the first half of August to Halo Insiders on PC and Xbox One.The studio is also planning to include Halo 3 content in a patch during this flight to test some changes made to hit registration and ODST weapons.The first flight will test the distribution pipeline,…