We'll see you in the pit
During today's Halo Esports livestream, the team has announced that classic Halo 3 map, 'The Pit', is returning in Halo Infinite later this year. The remake will be built using the game's new Forge tools, which launch this November in beta form. The Pit marks the first classic map remake to come to Halo Infinite since...
It made us believe
Picture this: it's 2007, it's been a solid three years since Halo 2 dropped and the excitement around Halo 3's launch is palpable. You've seen multiple trailers at this stage since the game's reveal at E3 2006, and you don't think the hype can grow any further. Then, Xbox launches its Halo 3 'Believe' marketing campaign, with a...
"Oh no, are they gone?! Nooo!"
As you're probably well aware, the matchmaking servers for a variety of Halo Xbox 360 games went offline last night, and while they're still playable (and other parts of the servers are still live), the online multiplayer has officially been turned off for Halo 3, Halo 3: ODST, Halo 4 and
Goodnight Sweet Prince
All good things must come to an end, unfortunately. Today, that's true of Xbox 360 era Halo, at least the online multiplayer anyway. 343 Industries is closing down matchmaking across Halo 3, Halo: Reach and Halo 4 today, January 13th, in order to focus on more modern Halo titles. So, we're spending a bi
Finish the fight
The Halo games on Xbox 360 will see their servers (mostly) closed for good this week. That's right, 343 Industries is sunsetting Xbox 360 era Halo on January 13th, in favour of supporting The Master Chief Collection. However, that hasn't stopped a squad of Spartans banding together for what may be the final time. As spotted by...
Better get honing those skills
Got the skills to pay the bills? Microsoft is hosting a special Xbox FanFest Halo 3 tournament this month, in which Xbox players in North America will have the chance to win part of $25,000 in prizes and show their skills off to the world. The tournament is open to everyone (NA only) via the Xbox FanFest website, and...
A blast from the past
Last month, 343 teased some content for Halo: The Master Chief Collection. It went on to reveal a future update for the collection would add a custom game browser and much more. In terms of Halo 3, it announced new map conte
It looks glorious
Ever wondered what a mixture of Halo 3 and Halo Infinite would be like? Of course you have. Well, one user has created a mock-up of the two titles, infusing the Master Chief armour from Halo Infinite into the Halo 3 key art. This beautifully rendered image by Twitter user FLETCH has digitally imposed the highly detailed Halo...
Over 23GB on Xbox One
Master Chief's third outing, Halo 3, has officially arrived on Xbox Game Pass for PC. It's available on the Microsoft Store and Steam as a standalone purchase or as part of Halo: The Master Chief Collection. As part of this, the collection has now been updated to Version 1.1698.0.0. It adds new features including the
Included for Xbox Game Pass subscribers
343 Industries has announced that Halo 3 is officially coming to PC next week on July 14, and will be included at no extra charge for Xbox Game Pass for PC and Ultimate subscribers. The game, which will also be available on Steam on the same date, is expected to be available for £6.99/7.99 if you want to buy...
Finish the flight
In the latest development update for Halo: The Master Chief Collection, 343 Industries has revealed it will be adding a jetpack skull to the Halo 3 campaign. The team wanted something more than just an emblem to commemorate the upcoming launch of the third game on PC, so it's decided to add a completely new game modifier. There...