Bungie is hoping Halo Reach will have even longer legs than Halo 3, according to an exclusive interview with Gamerzines.
Does this mean that Bungie dont expect to detrown HALO Reach from Xbox Live when there next game comes out?
HALO REACH = TO infinite and BEYOND, everyhting else rental games
Bungie's next game is supposedly on next gen consoles. Reach took 3 years, if there next game takes 3 it will come out in 2013 which will most likely be PS4/720 era. Also, if it is a next gen game people will hold on to Reach until the servers end much like how people played Halo 2 up until those servers went down in May (Or whenever that was).
Halo 3's lifespan was shortened because of Call of Duty 4. It's hard to tell if Black Ops can do the same, but I still think it can last longer than 3 did. People's craze with COD isn't over yet, but it could be less so than COD4.
What?!?! Halo 3 is still the #2 most played game on XBL and never fell short of 2nd place, not ONCE. I guarantee you once Reach hits, Halo 3 will still be in the top 10 played games on XBL. Did I dooo that?
I know I was about to say this Halo 3 is still the second most played game on Xbox live so it still has life in it obviously.
http://majornelson.com/arch... http://majornelson.com/arch... http://majornelson.com/arch... "never fell short of 2nd place" is wrong. never fell short of 4th place is where its at (Don't take this to seriously).
I didn't say it was dead. I'm saying it would've had a much stronger, lasting appeal if COD4 didn't get in the way. EDIT: Holy sh*t, are you serious?....... forget what I said, because you all clearly misunderstood me. Way to jump on the defensive, guys...
COD4 didn't get in the way. COD and Halo have almost 2 separate fanbase's, a lot of Halo players hate COD, and a lot of COD hate Halo. If COD had such a huge impact on Halo, Halo wouldn't still be #2 after 3 years and 2 more COD titles. COD appeals to more people than Halo because of the genre that it is, more players prefer military based shooters than sci-fi military based shooters. Halo 3 outsold every COD on Xbox besides MW2 which barely beat Halo 3 by like 100-200K copies, only because MW2 was hyped up so much. If Reach wasn't coming out next month a bet you anything in the world Halo 3 would still be #2 played game on XBL until a new Halo launches. Did I dooo that?
I beg to differ. And for the love of God, you're STILL talking about the online activity. Just agree to disagree and move on. BTW, fix your signiture. He doesn't say "Did I dooo that?" It's "Did I do thaaat?"
Fanboys took your comment to heart. This is the internet, they don't understand that not everyone is arguing when they say something. Don't take it personally.
I guess you aren't aware that Halo 3 still averages about 1 million unique players a week. Last time I was on there were over 200,000.
1 million unique players a week that doesnt really make sense at all even 200k is kinda out their if im not mistaken unique players means people who have never been their before so in order to have 200k unique players on average a week it would have to be that 200k people bought a new copy of halo a week and even if you do the math 11 million copys of halo 3 sold 200k unique 11M/200k=55 way under the amount of weeks since halo 3 release
you are mistaken...1 million DIFFERENT people play halo 3 a week according to BeaArthur, I can't vouch for statistic though. I can say that over 200k people play halo 3 a day.
Halo 3's lifespan hasn't been shortened in the slightest. 2007/2008/2009 Most played game on Xbox Live. How did CoD4 shorten Halo 3's lifespan, when it wasn't even the most played game in any single calendar year? 2010 will probably go to MW2 though, but 2011 will be Halo: Reach. The only thing people can say about Halo vs CoD is that the CoD user base has been splintered three (soon to be four) ways. That said, it speaks volumes for Halo 3's longevity to have remained in the top two since release.
as bungie wont be taking it down down with another halo sequel/prequal and I don't see microsoft getting another developer to restrict themselves and make additional halos additionally there isn't any other exclusive fps heavy hitters on the xbox 360 yet without them pretty much every owner defaults to COD
343 studios will handle the Halo franchise after Reach.
343 Studios will also be taking over the support of Halo: Reach's multiplayer once Bungie finishes their new IP.
thank you for that
Another article, another stealth troll from you.
The only thing i want is from them is to SUPPORT the game with Map Packs and Expansions or maybe add some new stuff like they did in Halo 3. I doubt it will get a longer lifespan without Bungie support.
Longer than indefinite?
until halo 2011
With black ops around the corner... I DON'T THINK SO TIM
I think it will have a longer life span because of Firefight and Forge 2.0 (which will be much easier to create with).
I recently watched the tech demo of Forge 2.0, and i gotta say its truly impressive. Maybe the best map editor on consoles(since farcry2)?
its all multiplayer. I purchased every halo game, except ODST and for ME, I just never could get into MP. Halo to me was SP and CoOp
As long as they keep the servers up and supporting the community creations it should last awhile.
I think Reach will be around for a very long time just look at Halo 2 and 3 a lot of people are still playing both.
Campaign,firefight and multiplayer matchmaking you can bet Halo:Reach will be forward compatible all 360 games are, beauty of using DirectX api you get a little less performance because of the higher language but the port abilities are worth it. So maybe next gen we can have Halo:Reach 1080p with some AA in it. I just keep wishful thinking so dont mind me.
its lifespan will be as long as my dong. and lemme tell ya, there hasn't been any complaints about the quality in length :P
Halo Reach will be what Halo 3 was meant to be, and what Halo 2 was to the online multiplayer experience.
Halo 3 was meant to be Halo 3. Millions of people still play Halo 3 because it's a great game. No game has yet to match Halo 3 feature for feature, and the game that will surpass it will be Halo: Reach.
I can't see much dethroning halo tbh.. I played cod4 (missed the awful WaW) then mw2.. after getting noobtubed for the last time, i've never looked back with halo 3. Halo offers something no other mp game has ever really offered. diversity.. if you just want some fun.. there are loads of options, if you want coop you'll have firefight and campaign, if you're a content junkey you have forge, if you're into making montages you have theater and if you want something more competitive you have mlg playlist.. all of this is done with game balance in mind with everything feeling just right.. no game has ever been able to achieve all this on consoles at least.
Of course it will!
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