This Week at Bungie – 02/23/2016

February 24th, 2017 by Bungie.Net Content Feed
Battle plans.

Every Halo FPS from Now On Will Have Split-Screen Support

February 23rd, 2017 by halo@bungie.org
During a D.I.C.E. livestream on IGN today, Bonnie Ross of 343 Industries confirmed that from here on out, all FPS games they make will have spit-screen support from now on! Frankie confirmed this on NeoGAF as well! (Thanks TheBSPolice!)(MacGyver10 20:49:48 UTC)

Halo Wars: Definitive Edition Gets First Update to Add and Fix Some Things

February 23rd, 2017 by halo@bungie.org
Even with the launch of Halo Wars 2, Ske7ch shared in the HaloWaypoint forums that they're not forgetting the Definitive Edition of Halo Wars either. An update was pushed out to add and fix a few things in the game just yesterday!(MacGyver10 16:08:30 UTC)

343 Industries and the ‘Ghost In The Shell’ Movie Partner for a New Halo 5 Forge Contest

February 23rd, 2017 by halo@bungie.org
While the folks at ForgeHub and others groups have hosted contests, 343 is now getting in on the fun and partnering with the new 'Ghost In The Shell' movie to host their first ever Forge Contest! Go read the design rules and guidelines to see if it's a challenge you'd be up for tackling!(MacGyver10 15:59:10 UTC)

Best Game Ever’s Halo Wars 2 Review – ‘Breaking the Mould?’

February 23rd, 2017 by halo@bungie.org
Flugel Meister emailed us to give us a heads up on the new Halo Wars 2 review up at 'Best Game Ever'. Like everyone else, he drooled over the Blur cutscenes, but go read what he thought about the gameplay and story when you get the chance. (MacGyver10 15:48:50 UTC)

Forward Unto Dawn’s Story Review for Halo Wars 2 in Both Video and Text

February 23rd, 2017 by halo@bungie.org
Davidfuchs shared the ForwardUntoDawn review of the Halo Wars 2 story in our forum. Obviously there are spoilers if you haven't finished the main campaign yet, but you can check it out in video form, or give it a read for a little more detail as well.

(MacGyver10 15:45:03 UTC)

How Bad Are Blitz Packs and Their Microtransactions, Not ‘THAT’ Bad

February 23rd, 2017 by halo@bungie.org
Gamerguy2002 shared an interesting analysis of the cards in the new Blitz mode of Halo Wars 2 from Luke TheNotable. Looks like after level 6, the increase in HP, damage and speed is marginal, but still some interesting facts and questions posed by the vid.(MacGyver10 15:41:40 UTC)

Community Focus – Destiny Fun Police

February 22nd, 2017 by Bungie.Net Content Feed
No fun allowed.

‘Covenant Crunch’ – A Part of Jinx Clothing’s Healthy Breakfast

February 21st, 2017 by halo@bungie.org
Feeling naked still despite Halo Wars 2 coverage? Jinx has got your gear to commemorate today's new Halo game! (MacGyver10 22:36:32 UTC)

HaloWaypoint Welcomes You to Halo Wars 2 Today on the Official Launch Day

February 21st, 2017 by halo@bungie.org
While the 'Early Access' dump covered most of this, to celebrate today's launch of Halo Wars 2, you can see what some of the team thinks about the new game here on launch week at HaloWaypoint!(MacGyver10 22:26:57 UTC)

CBull and Breitzen Come Back from Down 24-12 to Snatch the ‘W’

February 21st, 2017 by halo@bungie.org
Breitzen showed off the Halo 5 exploits of one of his friends and his games from this past week. Starting off down 24-12, breitzen and CBull tie it up at 49's before pulling off the upset! Great sniper work by CBull for sure!(MacGyver10 21:46:58 UTC)

Come Sail Away to That Super-Soldier Party in the Sky

February 20th, 2017 by halo@bungie.org
Schedonnardus seems to have been playing some Halo Wars 2 when his deceased spartan decided to float off to that great super-soldier party in the sky.(MacGyver10 16:31:24 UTC)

Limited Edition Halo Wars 2 Art Posters On Sale While Supplies Last

February 20th, 2017 by halo@bungie.org
You know those sweet looking Halo Wars 2 posters we mentioned before? 343 has placed a limited number of them on sale at Hero Complex Galaxy. Those 'Brutes' and 'Spartans' posters in particular would look great on my wall!(MacGyver10 16:26:31 UTC)

HaloWaypoint’s Halo Wars 2 Info Dump with ViDocs, Archived Streams and More

February 20th, 2017 by halo@bungie.org
For those that ordered the Halo Wars 2 Ultimate Edition, early access to playing the game began this past Friday! So while some are still waiting for the official release tomorrow, there's plenty to catch up on in the world of Halo Wars 2 and HaloWaypoint has you covered! There's a word from Dan Ayoub, the Halo Wars 2 Live archived video, some HW2 ViDocs and additional resources all in one central location.(MacGyver10 16:20:10 UTC)

Morpheus Montage Monday – ‘Dispute’ by Caramel and Puba

February 20th, 2017 by halo@bungie.org
I forgot how fun some Halo 3's levels can be! Morpheus reminded me with a great pick for his Montage Monday series in a video called 'Dispute' by Caramel and Puba. Lots of fast cuts, but the shots and Caramel's predictive gameplay was great!(MacGyver10 16:13:32 UTC)

Rockslider Gets Down Low with A Halo Monitor

February 20th, 2017 by halo@bungie.org
Sorry for the lack of activity around a big release (early Halo Wars 2), but real life gets in the way sometimes (sick kiddo)! As we catch back up on some Halo goodies, Rockslider stopped in last week with a trick to a get a good look at Halo's monitor. You can check it out in his forum post!(MacGyver10 16:08:00 UTC)

This Week at Bungie – 02/16/2017

February 16th, 2017 by Bungie.Net Content Feed
As the dust settles.

Community Focus – TheGeekChic

February 15th, 2017 by Bungie.Net Content Feed
Fighting evil by moonlight.

Classic Helmets in Halo 5 Leaving for Awhile on Feb 21st

February 14th, 2017 by halo@bungie.org
Some things are here to stay, others come and go! If you've been saving up RP for those classic helmets in Halo 5, looks like you have a hard deadline now. Seems they'll come back eventually, but who knows when that will be! (MacGyver10 22:46:11 UTC)

Ducain23 Recreates the Entirety of Forge World in Halo 5 and Blows Minds

February 14th, 2017 by halo@bungie.org
As a joke, Ducain23 first set out to recreate Forge World in Halo 5 for the fun of it, but it accidentally became a passion project for him. He has now finally completed the entire Forge World canvas in Halo 5, and while it's not entirely practical to build new structures on it, it's definitely possible! You might even be able to get elites surfing on it again!(MacGyver10 19:18:49 UTC)