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Poll Suggests Halo 5 Pro Players Don't Like Breakout

A poll of players from Halo 5: Guardians‘ pro league suggests that 343 Industries’ flagship competitive game mode may not be as popular as the developer would like

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gamer11381528d ago

I love it as something different.

aconnellan1528d ago

That's my opinion on it as well - it's definitely a change to the Halo formula, but I find it really refreshing and engaging, kind of like a Halo-gone-tactical approach. If you rush, your team is bound to lose.

It's a great addition to Halo's current lineup of game modes (the series' lineup, not necessarily Halo 5's), which ranges from traditional slayer and objective games (ball, flag), to large scale BTB and Warzone matches, and fun/wacky modes (zombies, rocket race, fiesta).

As a competitive mode, Breakout fits nicely in there as a mixup to the multiplayer formula, so it's a shame to see it get such a negative rap

SquillieDeeWilliams1527d ago

Agreed, I think its a very refreshing mode!!!

Paytaa1528d ago (Edited 1528d ago )

I think it's a solid gametype that feels like Halo mixed with Counterstrike. Still, priority should have been to have KOTH, Oddball, Infection, Doubles, Team Snipers, and even Headhunter at launch. Really no excuse for leaving out gametypes that have been a part of the series since literally day one.

TearsOfARapper841528d ago

I think Breakout is a great style of game mode, I've always liked the death and your done of the old Rainbow Six days. However, I feel like it's not a good fit for a game that's as fast paced as Halo. If anything, they should at least change it to best of 5 or 7 because sometimes a match will go to 9 matches and it takes way too long.

gamertk4211528d ago

I like it as a warmup or change-of-pace, but not as my go-to.

Ickythump311528d ago (Edited 1528d ago )

I love breakout, probably not surprising though coming from a counter strike player.