Microsoft Has no Plans to Release Further Halo Games on Steam

Microsoft Has no Plans to Release Further Halo Games on Steam

It was revealed last Thursday, March 27, that Halo: Spartan Assault , initially released on Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8, will be dropping on Steam on April 4 for $4.99, or your regional equivalent. However, no further Halo titles are expected to release on the digital platform as of yet.

Detailed to GameSpot, a Microsoft spokesperson revealed that Microsoft has no plans to release further Halo titles to Steam “ at this time.

We have no further Halo releases on Steam planned at this time, ” the spokesperson revealed.

Halo: Spartan Assault will be the first Halo title to release on PC since the PC ports of the original Halo and its sequel Halo 2 titles back in 2003 and 2006 respectively.

Microsoft’s Phil Spencer shared his speculation on the rumoured Halo 2 Anniversary (a supposed HD re-release in the vein of Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary ), specifically its multiplayer. Master Chief’s voice actor Steve Downes initially “ confirmed ” that you can expect an anniversary edition of Halo 2 this year, during an interview with GameZone. However, Microsoft later tried to redact this statement, and Downes responded that his “confirmation” was not official.

It sounds like I was “confirming” [an] H2A edition, which I most certainly was not. I’m in no position to do that as I have no knowledge of it. I was only mentioning what I had seen [online] about it.

Halo 2 Anniversary initially cropped up on NeoGAF, and is rumored to drop later on this year in November . What’s more, Phil Spencer tweeted that you can expect Halo news at this years E3, and that 343 Industries has a “ great plan ” in place for the franchise.

Source: GameSpot .

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