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January 2018 Archived News
News January 23 2018
Future Halo Games and First-Party Microsoft Studio Titles to Be Included in Xbox Game Pass on Release Day
Big Phil shared today via Major Nelson's blog that all first party Microsoft titles will be coming to Xbox Games Pass, on release day! This includes future Gears of War, Forza and yes, Halo games available on day one for just $10 a month. Pretty cool! (MacGyver10 16:41:27 UTC) (permalink)
News January 22 2018
New Halo Funko Pops Coming Later This Year
(MacGyver10 23:50:13 UTC) (permalink)
Find yourself strangely attracted to big-headed, little bodied vinyl figures? Looks like Halo and Funko are teaming up for a few characters you might find particularly salacious then!
News January 17 2018
Halo Wars 2 Coming to Xbox Game Pass
(MacGyver10 17:07:38 UTC) (permalink)
Happy 117 day! Major Nelson shared on Twitter today that the most recent Halo game out there, Halo Wars 2, will be coming to the Xbox Games Pass soon. Might be worth a subscription to the pass if you haven't picked it up or played it yet!
News January 12 2018
Rockslider Shows the Log Flood Form's Teleport Arrival in Halo: CE's 'Guilty Spark' Level
Playing around with the flood in Guilty Spark has been fun for Rockslider, but he wanted to see what happens when a flood form gets killed by the game. Check out his post in our forum to see flood form on the log teleport in on top of the map and the behind the scenes of how all that comes about in-game! (MacGyver10 23:35:32 UTC) (permalink)
Halo Wars 2 Patch Notes for Update Next Week
There's a patch incoming for Halo Wars 2, and if everything goes right, it should be live this coming Tuesday. You can read Ske7ch's heads up on what's included over at HaloWaypoint! (MacGyver10 23:34:03 UTC) (permalink)
News January 11 2018
Halo 5: Guardians Free to Download and Play Now Through This Sunday Night
Looks like Halo 5: Guardians will be free to play this weekend, now through Sunday at 11pm PST. It's a large download, but if you plan accordingly, you can get some feeling for Halo 5 and how it plays for the price of nothing. It's also 20% off if you like it enough to buy it! (MacGyver10 22:19:21 UTC) (permalink)
News January 9 2018
Brand New Flood Form Reaction Spotted in Old School Halo: Combat Evolved
Rockslider has spent a ton of time lately with the flood forms of Halo: CE's '343 Guilty Spark' level, but this is the first time he's EVER seen this reaction from the Flood. There's a back and forth in our forum over what it might be from, but so far, no one has claimed to see this anywhere else before! (MacGyver10 19:13:38 UTC) (permalink)
News January 5 2018
Halo Community Update 01/04/18 - '18 AND UP'
Lots of things on the horizon for Halo this year, but nothing too juicy released just yet. What we do get is plenty of info on the upcoming Halo Championship Series events (Yay MLG!), a reminder of Grim's achievements, heads up on a communtity playdate that does NOT happen during east coast work hours and some Q&A from Jessie Thomas, a games user researcher for the Xbox team at Microsoft. Lots of great stuff in this first update for 2018, and it wraps up with some cool community content! (MacGyver10 19:03:38 UTC) (permalink)
News January 2 2018
GarishGoblin Sets Halo: CE Legendary World Record with Rockslider's AoTCR Banshee Grab Method
Rockslider let us know about a new Halo: CE Legendary speed run world record by GarishGoblin, and what makes it really cool, is you can see him use Rockslider's banshee grab trick on AoTCR. You can see it particularly in his world record attempt at that level by itself! (MacGyver10 23:07:39 UTC) (permalink)
Latest Forward Unto Dawn FUDcast. Episode 25, 'Put That On Your Dating Profile'
On the latest episode of the Forward Unto Dawn podcast... Dani and David are joined by Dildev and Defguru (guess your name must start with a 'D' to be on this week) to talk about the year in Halo, hopes for the future, and pour one out for the unjustly maligned Halo: The Flood. (MacGyver10 23:02:25 UTC) (permalink)