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 .