Halo: Reach, Halo 3, Halo 3: ODST, Halo 4, Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary, Halo: Spartan Assault, and Halo Wars on Xbox 360 will go offline on January 13, 2022. This is a month after what was previously reported.
according to de Halo Waypoint-blogpost Legacy game servers will be shut down so 343 Industries can focus fully on the “future of Halo.” The developer assures that the games themselves will still be playable, but the online functions will become inaccessible.
The blog post is from December last year, but it was already mentioned that Halo servers will be offline by December 2021 at the latest. With the new update to the message, this has been delayed for a month. For the first time, a specific date is also mentioned.
The games within Halo: The Master Chief Collection will retain their online functionality, which means that Halo: Reach, Halo 3, Halo 3: ODST, Halo 4, and Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary can still be played online. Halo: Spartan Assault and Halo Wars are not in the collection and can no longer be online as of January 13th.
Monday was the first time in a year play view From the upcoming Halo Infinite campaign. This game will be released on December 8 and will include a free-to-play multiplayer mode in addition to the paid campaign.
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