Halo 5: Guardians Multiplayer has already proven to be somewhat divisive amongst hardcore Halo fans that see this as less of an innovation and more as an attempt to ape other modern FPS titles that have found their own margin of success.
Really looking forward to the beta, hopefully the server issues are minimal at launch!
I doubt they will f**k up a new installment of Halo. After the criticism that Ubisoft received and 343 studios they better learn to test there games very well and give them time for release. But then again I wouldn't be suprised if there were issues because it seems like every game this year had them
I don't mind some change. If everyone hates it they'll change it in 6. Give it a chance. The Spartans in this game are a lot more in line with Halo lore than the lethargic slow walking Spartans presented in Halo 1-3.
Haha if you seriously don't think that 343 will screw up AGAIN after their disastrous handling of Halo Reach post-Bungie, the abysmal COD-wannabe that was Halo 4 and the utter mess that is the Master Chief Collection, then you're a fool. Besides, look at it, it's Advanced Warfare with a Halo skin. They've literally copied Call of Duty again, this time aping the exo abilities. It's pathetic. The sooner Phil Spencer shuts this studio down and gets some REAL talent to handle the Halo franchise, the better. 343 are cancer.
I really dont like the sprinting at all, its my biggest issue. I guess 343 are just trying to modernize Halo to attract the COD and Destiny crowd The map design and TTK look great though, i wish i had an XB1 to try out the beta myself.
Disagree, Halo 4 was one of the best Halo titles in my opinion. Biggest problem I've always had with Halo titles, including 4, was the lack of diversity in enemies. When they wanted to make it more difficult, they just threw more enemies at you instead of introducing tougher enemies. I didn't like Reach. Not getting an XB1 (Quantum Break? Unless there's a PC version) until there's a good reason to so have no opinion about the Master Chief Collection. Beta looks good IMO. Better than what I saw a few weeks ago. It is funny how the boost sounds like COD AW. But the new movement system in COD AW is the best innovation in that series in ages and I love it (plus the weapons are great). Graphics wise it looks ok, but it's a while before release. Really hope they push it with the campaign...
How can 343 be blamed for Reach ' s problems? Halo 4 was a fantastic game.
Same here. it looks really good also with the beta 343i should be able to handle any issues arising before the games official launch(next year).
Why are 343 still copying COD ??? Haven't they learned already.
This game looks really smooth. The thruster looks well implemented and balanced. The weapons seem great from what I've seen. And I am impressed by the graphics in this video,especially the first map. great lighting and details, especially nice for a year ahead of release. I just really like what i'm seeing so far. Just my two cents.
after playing lots of Destiny online matches and then seeing this, this just looks weak, sorry. The only thing cool about the video is that you can select 60 fps thats imo the only spectacular about it.
Yep you can tell already from a short vid w/2 maps how it is. You are truly an amazing specimen. Pretty sure you had no plans of ever playing this anyhow so criticizing it is easy for you right?
This blows the f*ck outta Destiny multiplayer
Destiny is trash. Boring and lame
Why do you guys have to bash Destiny to justify your point? Why cant you just let Halo stand on its own merits? Im not a huge multiplayer guy but i like Halo and i actually enjoyed Destiny multiplayer. The map designs were fantastic and it wasnt near as twitchy as COD. My point is, you can like Halo without calling Bungies new game "trash"
Your comment history, one bubble and display pic really suggest that your opinion will be unbiased and fair. Thanks for sharing.
Lol Destiny PvP is terrible
@masterfox yeah riiight. lol
Lmao. Good joke.
Destiny MP is fun but it doesn't even get close to matching Halo. I can play Halo CE mp matches and have way more fun than I do with destiny. And this footage absolutely looks like Halo MP
@masterfox As COD:AW refreshed the feel of multiplayer, Guardians will probably do the same for the Halo franchise. This will be a good game, but I'm still in your camp preferring Destiny over this. Can't be too critical. Got to be sensitive. Remember, these acolytes are the ones that thought ODST was GOTY material.
"Can't be too critical. Got to be sensitive. Remember, these acolytes are the ones that thought ODST was GOTY material." Why is it that people with Killzone profile pics rear their heads in these topics with the same kind of dismissive nonsense as they always do? You're critiquing ODST (which was lambasted by a lot of Halo fans including myself) but what's funny is, almost every entry in the Killzone series has been so dire and lived in the shadows of Halo ever since its inception. Perhaps that explains your insecurity, as you, hypocritically try to allude to that of Halo fans. "but I'm still in your camp preferring Destiny over this" You're entitled to your opinion but I'm entitled to mine too and in my opinion, you wouldn't know a good pvp shooter if it hit you in the face.
Septic, My ODST comment was pure sarcasm. Why so personal? What's hypocritical? So sorry I hurt your feelings [insert violins here]. All the Killzone installment are much better than Halo 1 and the rehashes that followed. They were good in their own right, but not superior. Reach was a great installment, and I did enjoy H4. Guardians I'm sure will be good as well.
Hmm, if you find destiny's pvp to be strong, then you'd never like a halo game.. too much focus on balanced gameplay
Halo of Duty. The game looks awesome but it does remind me of the new CoD.
Was it all the ADS they didn't show in that video? Looked like halo to me
I don't mind the ads so much but I dislike the manteling.
and the new cod reminds me of titan fall.
It does remind people of COD, with all the unlimted sprint, emphasis on movement, just like COD AW & Titanfall (which was made by ex COD devs)
Jetpacks are what has characterized the last 2 years of game releases. Not a fan of it included with the new halo. I like how they brought back the old announcer. I hated halo 4s announcer. Good call. Kill cam..... Bad call. There are too many little things I don't like.
This is basically cod now.
Halo was one of the first games to introduce jetpacks...
Sorry but it doesnt blow destiny pvp...
no. Destiny pvp blows all by itself That game is trash
The game is Trash? For starter you can play it online without any problems and you cant say the same about Halo MCC and therefor any kind of discussion is over. Guns animations are much better on Destiny, shaders (not playing with a red master chief) are cooler, etc, etc... This Halo is running at 720p so come back when it runs at 1080.
Just let this series die already. They can keep making them but it'll never be as good as it was
while at it, why not tell nintendo to stop making mario/ zelda and also tell sony to stop making killzone/uncharted. your personal opinion doesn't equate to general opinion. there are millions of halo fans out there all waiting to jump on Halo5. you may not love the series anymore but its still got a huge fan base and will continue to sell loads.
Sprint, jump-dash jet packs.. Nothing like Halo. Graphics also extremely mediocre.
lol. have you even played any Halo game??? so how would you know what a halo mp match looks or feels like? where do you guys pop out from? seen some of your comments and its always about attacking MS,insulting xbox fans or downplaying xbox games. so its not really a surprise to see you here again talking crap. just go find something you like and stop trolling everything xbox....smh Oh look another one just popped up below. lmao
This inclusions don't make this less halo. The core of halo is traditionally equal starts supporting the grenade, melee, gun trifecta. The key to victory controlling the power weapons. The inclusion of new mobility methods, doesn't change that dynamic, so long as that everyone is equally mobile.
Halo Reach was made by Bungie and had jetpacks and sprint...
Looks awesome. I like no respawns and I liked seeing the "no radar" like swat, but still have shields like slayer in the second match. Looks fluid, fun, and it is definitely still Halo. People complaining about ADS are stupid. you can still shoot PERFECTLY from the hip, and then use ADS if you feel like it. And scoped weapons aren't gonna feel that different anyways so why complain? I mean if you were using a gun in real life, you'd probably have to Aim Down Sights to be accurate, so why be mad when Halo is trying to have the best of both ADS and hip fire? Looks great. Can't wait till the end of December!
Yeah, ADS doesn't seem to be a problem but it might change the controls a bit. I hope it's right stick to ADS because Halo needs LT for grenades or dual fire. My issue is with sprint. It's a needless addition to the game and kind of destroys the arena aspects of it. Choosing between moving the fastest you can possibly move or shooting is one of the worst things to happen in shooters. I can see why it's in realistic/semi-realistic shooters, but Halo's Halo, you're playing a super soldier and super soldiers in the previous games were able to move their fastest without sprinting. It's not really out of the realms of possibility to run really fast without swaying your arms if you are a super soldier in futuristic armor either. I mean, that's the least you should be able to do when a ton of other more amazing abilities are at your disposal. I guess it's a non-issue if the regular running speed is fast enough, but I'd still prefer to just move my fastest when I push the stick.
ADS is with right stick. I went ahead and watched another of this guys videos. There is a remake of midship called truth. It looks absolutely beautiful. In that game he changes some of his control settings and you can see the control scheme. I am fine with sprint. It didn't break halo 4 (although halo 4 had other problems) and so far I think 343 is doing a good job updating the game without removing the feel of halo
You can choose whether or not you want Right Click zoom or LT zoom. As far as sprinting goes, I guess we will have to just play and find out. If there are any glaring issues, thankfully 343 is pushing out this beta a year in advance, so there is plenty of time to fix/balance everything. Looking forward to this! Add Master Chief Collection, which i just picked up on Black friday, and we are looking at one fucking awesome holiday on the Xbox One.
You can set the controls as you see fit
I am going to play a ton of this
I want to see big team battle! Up the numbers too!!!!!
24 would be grand.
Ahhhmazing. Can't wait to play the beta. SN: The guy in the video was clearly being modest by citing that he was distracted while playing. He was handing those guy's heads to them.
I love the fact that anyone even suggesting a hint of criticism is jumped on as a fan boy & would obviously never buy the game whether it was awesome or not. This is a alpha build, yes we know, but for a new gen game it should be looking FAR superior to this. There needs to be a whole lot of polish added before release as despite the great 60fps it looks lackluster at best.
I don't think they are jumping on these people too badly. It is obvious from their gamer pics and comment history that most have never ever liked or played Halo to begin with. But, I must say that the comments so far on this article do lack substance. (From both sides).
Criticism is always welcomed, but really if you just read the comments they literally are troll comments. I'm sorry but "loll halo:cod", "let the series die already", " destiny kills this", comments like these are no criticism, its trolling. Specially comments saying "Lol" and then calling the game bad, can't take those seriously.
This looks freakin awesome, the only little thing that's gotta go it the dudebro handshake crap at the end of the match.
I kinda liked the dudebro handshake stuff actually. Now if they were straight up breakdancing or doing victory dances like when football players get a touchdown, then I dunno.. but this actually looks like it is meant to remind people to have good sportsmanship.
I dunno, it really makes me cringe. If anything it would piss me off and make me less sportman-like. They don't look like spartans doing that, they look like football players. I know the whole concept of war games in the new halo lore, iss that it's for training, but I'll have a hard time taking spartans seriously after too much of that.
Take my money 343 , I want the game already
All i can say is thumbs-up! i really can't wait to see more of this.
Looks like the same tired garbage feeling multiplayer. After playing destiny then playing mcc, I realize halo sucks ass! It's boring as hell compared to destiny!
Hip fire is the best... straffing, line up your shots... I prefer this to aiming down sites any day!
I see that yes they are copying alittle bit of call of duty but honestly...what other things can they do with the halo franchise. Do anyone have any better ideas than what 343 is doing with halo right now? If they dont add anything new to the gameplay then people complain that its the same like any other halo. Let's try the beta and see how it is first and then make the judgment afterwards.
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