It is the top of an period. Bungie first introduced the Halo imaginative and prescient to life, laying the groundwork for an iconic Xbox staple that has continued to evolve lengthy after it moved into the palms of 343 Industries. Whereas Bungie hasn’t been concerned in years with the sequence, the unique Halo web site has continued to be a useful resource for followers by housing stats, participant information, neighborhood screenshots, and a lot extra. Now, it is going away for good.
In a latest weblog publish made by the workforce at Bungie, it was confirmed that Halo.Bungie.web goes offline subsequent month, taking with it greater than only a area identify. All stats, recordsdata, and different community-driven information from Halo 2, Halo 3, Halo 3: ODST, and Halo: Attain can be going darkish.
“Everyone seems to be welcome to avoid wasting their stats and recordsdata, nonetheless they’ll, if you would like to say something,” reads the newest weblog publish. The positioning is ready to go offline on February 9, which is the cutoff for saving something that Halo followers need to treasure.
As a large fan of Halo myself, the information will not be surprising however nonetheless hurts. Years of scouring the boards, sharing hilarious screenshots, and even spinning off into comedic Crimson vs. Blue role-playing gave me some stable reminiscences via the years. Whereas these good instances will at all times reside on in my coronary heart, it is a unhappy day to be taught that the supply of a lot of them can be going away endlessly.
The shutdown discover additionally comes as no shock because of the firm’s deal with Future 2, particularly with quite a few new expansions nonetheless on the best way. With Past Gentle present process huge adjustments with every new Season, Bungie’s focus is best served being zeroed in on its present IP.
What do you concentrate on the unique Halo website going darkish? What are a few of your fondest reminiscences from that point? Pontificate with these Grasp Chief-inspired takes within the remark part beneath! We are able to cry collectively…