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Halo 2 Multiplayer Peaking At 20 Players, Shutting Down

By Nathan Grayson on January 19th, 2013.

NEVER AGAIN.

The PC version of the original Halo was actually pretty strong, all things considered. Fun fact: it was the first Halo gameĀ anywhere to have official online multiplayer. Halo 2, however, didn’t manage such a sterling performance. Mainly, it was meant to be Windows Vista’s killer app, and Vista – at least, at launch – just let people with a desire to kill. As a result of that exclusivity, Master Chief’s Covenant-bomb-giving-back-est adventure went largely ignored and was left to the ravages of time – which brings us to today. According to Microsoft, it’s now got 20 players. Yes, 20 – concurrently, at least. Unsurprisingly, they’ve declared it time to pull the plug.

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