Halo 3's Mythic Map Pack DLC is now available for all on the Xbox Live Marketplace, the download weighs in at 328.15 MB and runs 800 MS Points.
This is a hard purchase for me. I sporadically play Halo 3 every once in a while and many of my friends don't even have the Legendary map pack. Halo 3: ODST will have all the Halo 3 maps ever made so perhaps its better to wait. Edit: Also, I dislike the fact that only a small fraction of players play on the pay map packs. The vast majority of Halo 3 players get the maps for free (I almost never play on a Legendary map). Online ranking isn't enabled either :-( Edit 2: Despite trying to convince myself otherwise I will probably splurge. If anyone has downloaded the maps, share your experiences with them. Worth it or no?
I like Halo as much as the next person, but it IS populated with 12 year olds who's parents probably don't even know their names. Of course they are going to wait for the maps to go free. And Sandbox is incredible. I would have bought the pack just for that.
It's shocking that for an M rated game it appears the bulk of the online players are children. It was my experience playing Halo 3 online that finally made me question "Why am I paying for this crap," and canceling my subscription. I understand COD on the 360 has now suffered the same fate. Hopefully the Party Chat system has cut down some of the annoyances that plagued an otherwise great network. And you can argue, "Why didn't you just mute them?" The answer is because having to mute 4-6 players at the beginning of every match is simply tiresome. Currently I have to mute 1 guy maybe every 4-6 matches on my platform of choice. Blissfully, every idiot wasn't just handed a mic at the start because I'm sure they're still out there. Edit: I'm not ragging on XBL, I don't want to give that impression, but don't you wish in general there was some sort of minimum intelligence test they'd make you take before they give you a mic? Questions like "People are entitled to their own opinions: Yes or No, and why?" or "Trash talking can be fun if certain boundaries are respected. Explain those boundaries and why they are important to the online community" If they can't intelligently respond to either of those questions, or if the use the term "biznatches" at all, they don't get a mic and must report for mandatory sterilization. :)
so you think it is bad that MS supplies mics? The same annoying people are on PS3, you just cant hear them.
It's a good and bad thing that MS hands out mics. Good because you get a mic, bad because of some of the idiots that use them. If you're on the PSN you'll have to buy your own mic which might deter someone from buying one if they just want to go online just to act like an idiot.
That's like saying it is bad for MS to give games with it's system because then the idiots get to have the game instead of going out and buying it. Lets take whatever MS does and make it seem bad. Give Mics in their system: bad. Dont put them in: bad.
What are you talking about? Who's trying to make everything MS does seem bad? It's great that they put the mics in but it does suck that you have to listen to all these damn people that have nothing to say but BS.
sorry.. I misread the first sentence. It was a long day at work. lol My apologies.
This is by far the greatest of the 3 map packs so go ahead and download ;) or look at in this way if your still in doubt: you could easily be dead in millions of ways long before Halo ODST arrives. Life is too short to wait for things to happen - especially when we're are talking major games like Halo 3.
ill download it now
ill buy it now and download.
Can their be any easier decision??? Seriously? I swear Bungie keeps on making the best and creative maps. Talk about hooking up a brother.
microsoft dont deserve to get paid dat amount of money for d little dey are offering!
King's English please?
I'm not trying to be rude, but can you decipher that in english, please.
hmmm i haven't played halo in about a year haha but i've kinda got the urge to play. prob change my mind when i get home but ah well edit: just realised, my subscription ran out at the start of April :( yeh my 360 hasn't had much use recently :(
what a rip ill wait for them to become free. Does the legendary maps become free now?
well worth it!
MAKE THE MAPS FREE FOR GOD SAKES. considering how bland or utterly simplistic they turn out to be, these babies shouldn't cost a dime.
Im guessing the idea of having 3 maps in one that is a huge forge playground is soooo simplistic!?
yup. Check out the maps made in killzone 2. And it would be nice if you actually knew what it takes to make these kinds of games, You'd be shocked at the authoritative penny taking hands at Microsoft willing to charge ridiculous prices for just about anything that doesn't come in a case. Lol, I just read your name. Figures.
you think the Killzone 2 maps will be free?!!? They wont be. Bungie makes some of the best maps. They are balances yet creative. I have played the maps in Killzone 2. I dont see what is so amazing about them. They dont have an individual feel to them. Stop trying to bring Killzone 2 into this. This is about Halo. And $10 for 3 maps have been the going price since Halo 2.
I'm looking at you, RustedMan... ; ) But yeah, the Halo maps are definitely worth the money. They are really good.
eh.... nevermind guys. never start a fight with those you despise. it always turns out ugly.
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