MacLeod wrote on Dec 12, 2019, 11:44:
I'm curious as to how many normal (non-streamer), who haven't previously played Halo people actually kept playing the game after purchase.
I'd previously played the games, but it's been a LONG time. After getting this, if I hadn't known the games, I think I would have quit during the first two hours and refunded....
I can barely recall Halo (PC) --I spent a few days playing with it, IIRC. Didn't it offer at least a bare-bones single-player mode *cough*, or was it all just multiplayer ? I might pick it up for the nostalgia, but not if it's strictly a multiplayer game. Guess I'll do something radical, like read a review...;)
EDIT: This thread reminded me of wading through the RDR2 Steam threads (I bought RDR2 from RS direct for $48 cyber Monday.) Oddly enough, Halo discussion was notable in the Steam RDR2 thread. Usual assortment of "critics" was on hand to declare how much "better" the Halo release is than RDR2 PC, as if someone had actually asked, and the proof of that assertion they attributed to the fact that more people were playing on Halo's Steam multiplayer servers than were playing on Steam's RDR2 Online multiplayer servers.
More than a few remarks were therefore made to the effect of: "So the RDR2 Steam Launch is DOA. RDR2 PC is dead!" It wasn't apparent that these mystical prognosticators were aware of the single-player component of RDR2 PC being the main game in RDR2 PC, or even that they had known that RDR2 PC had been shipping from multiple sources, including from Rockstar direct, for an entire month prior to the Steam release. It's odd--but many who posted seemed completely unaware that games are sold anywhere aside from on Steam! Go figure....;)This comment was edited on Dec 12, 2019, 12:58.
It is well known that I cannot err--and so, if you should happen across an error in anything I have written you can be absolutely sure that *I* did not write it!...;)