Home / Tag Archives: Halo 5

Tag Archives: Halo 5

Halo Championship Series changes are coming, based on fan feedback to preview

The Halo Championship Series (HCS) Summer Preview playlist left fans disappointed, but the team behind the HCS have come forwards already, announcing a whole raft of changes for the summer season.  The new settings themselves were designed to counter critical feedback from players and fans from the last iteration, and …

Read More »

The Halo World Championships was the most successful Halo event ever

The 2017 Halo World Championships that took place last weekend have become the biggest Halo event ever in terms of viewership.  At its peak the streams for the Halo World Championships hit over 135,000 concurrent viewers across Twitch, Twitter, Facebook, and Beam. Beam is Microsoft’s Twitch competitor if you were …

Read More »

Gfinity to hold European Halo World Championship 2017 Qualifier at Wembley

Gfinity has finally revealed the details of the upcoming European Halo World Championship 2017 Qualifier: London.  The event will take place between February 17th and 19th, and in a surprising move it will be held at The Great Hall in Wembley Stadium and not at the Gfinity Arena.  The best …

Read More »

Halo World Championship returns in 2017

The Halo World Championship is returning in early 2017, with qualifying events taking place all over the world.  Dates for the World Championship itself have yet to be revealed, although it is expected to be sometime in April. However a number of LAN events beforehand have been revealed.  First up …

Read More »

Pilgrim Media Group bringing competitive Halo to TV screens

343 Industries and Pilgrim Media Group are bringing competitive Halo 5 to TV screens.  There is no specific details on what format the show may take, but the most likely option is that the show would be based on highlights or live broadcasts of the Halo Championship Series.  The show …

Read More »

Halo 5’s Forge mode coming to Windows 10 next month

Microsoft’s sci-fi shooter Halo 5: Guardians is coming to PC. Kind of. The game’s map editor mode Forge is launching on Windows 10 on September 8th. This will let players host and play custom matches for up to 16 players. Map creations can also be published on Xbox One. Forge …

Read More »

Halo 5 is (sort of) coming to PC

With Microsoft IP lining up to make the jump from console to PC, the timing of Halo’s return to the Windows platform has been an ever pressing question. And now we kind of have the answer. Microsoft has not announced a PC port of Xbox One title Halo 5, but …

Read More »

Major Nelson says Season Pass DLC is ‘dangerous’ for multiplayer games

Multiplayer online shooters that lock some of their map content behind paywalls risk fragmenting their community. That’s according to Microsoft’s Larry ‘Major Nelson’ Hyrb, who in IGN’s latest Podcast Unlocked episode praised 343 Industries for making Halo 5’s post-release map downloads free to all players, GameSpot reports. [DLC passes can …

Read More »

Gfinity to host UK leg of Halo World Championship

Gfinity will host the online qualifiers and live finals of the Halo 5 UK Championships in December and January as the first series of the World Championships begin. The eSports organiser will be using their online tournament system to hold qualifiers on December 20, and January 3, 6 and 10 …

Read More »

GameStop says Halo 5, Assassin’s Creed and Star Wars fell short of expectations

Retailer GameStop has said that a trio of this quarter’s big releases sold fewer units than it had anticipated. CEO Tony Bartel told investors, as per Seeking Alpha‘s transcription, that sales of Halo 5, Assassin’s Creed: Syndicate and Star Wars: Battlefront at GameStop fell short of our expectations”. Of Star …

Read More »