announcement on Steam
for Windows is now available as DLC for
Halo: The Master Chief
. A post from
has all the details on the release, noting it is also available
on the Xbox Game
Pass for PC (Beta)
. Here's what the master chefs at 343 Industries and Saber
Interactive have reheated for the Master Chief:
Halo 2: Anniversary comes
to PC as the next installment in Halo: The Master Chief Collection. Now
optimized for PC, experience the impeccably remastered edition of the original
Halo 2 game. Following the destruction of Halo, humankind experiences a
short-lived victory. Eager for revenge, the Covenant launches a surprise attack
on Earth, but they find themselves ill-prepared to defeat the UNSC’s home fleet
and are forced to flee into slipspace. When the Master Chief pursues his
overzealous enemies, they discover yet another Halo ring, uncovering long-buried
secrets, including an unlikely ally, that will dramatically alter the course of
the Human-Covenant Conflict forever.
- PC Settings/Optimizations: Halo 2: Anniversary is now optimized for PC
and looking better than ever at up to 4k UHD and at 60+ FPS.* Other PC
native settings include customizable mouse and keyboard support, ultrawide
support, FOV customization, and more.
- Campaign: Experience the next chapter in the Halo saga and fight your
way through 15 unforgettable missions. Play as both Spartan-117, the Master
Chief, and for the first time, the Covenant Elite, known as the Arbiter, and
experience the Human-Covenant Conflict in a whole new way.
- Anniversary Edition/Update: Toggle between the remastered graphics in
the Anniversary edition and the graphics from the original Halo 2 campaign.
In the Anniversary edition, view Blur Studio’s spectacularly remastered
cutscenes from the original Halo 2 game.
- Multiplayer: Continue your Halo adventure with 7 remastered multiplayer
maps from Halo 2: Anniversary and 25 multiplayer maps from the original Halo
2, featuring a completely updated progression system.
*Look to system requirements for guidance on hardware minimum specs to
achieve performance metrics