Halo and 343 Industries were an arranged marriage from the beginning. After the recent bad news of split-screen co-op cancellations, we spent an hour discussing 343’s past, present, and future with the franchise and he. Do Arranged Marriages Work? Should Halo be a “live service” game? This is a complex topic without a clear answer, but it’s clear it’s time to talk about it. Additionally, September’s Xbox Game Pass game, Game Pass Friends & Family Plan, will be available in the test market.
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