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Today is the fifth anniversary of the Halo series, and the developer, Bungie, has announced quite a bit of surprises.

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One of the things that I found most exciting was a live public beta of HALO 3 next spring.

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Perhaps the biggest bomb that was dropped today, the MOAB of press announcements, was the indication of a public beta for Halo 3 coming next Spring. What exactly does this mean? Well, again we can’t really get into the details quite yet (notice a theme here?) but we can confirm that our fans will have an opportunity to play Halo 3 multiplayer over Xbox Live BEFORE the final game is available. You’ll be playing a little multiplayer and simultaneously providing us with some valuable data to help our development team. We’re still working out the details on timing and scope and there will be a lot more info coming in the weeks ahead. We can confirm that you will absolutely be required to have an Xbox 360. Probably not a huge surprise.
And the other was New Halo 2 maps for the xbox 360.
    
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Wow lots of good news, public beta, new maps. Sounds good. Thanks for posting.
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what about halo2 for pc ??
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I think that Halo 2 for PC would be nice, too.

lol, posted the same time.
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what about halo2 for pc ??
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I think that Halo 2 for PC would be nice, too.

lol, posted the same time.

If you read the article, it says Halo 2 for the PC is coming out early 2007.

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In the short term, we have the upcoming release of Halo 2 for Windows Vista which should be landing on a PC near you sometime early in 2007.
    
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Dude I am getting Halo 2 for the PC. DO you even realize how super leet it'll be to finally run Halo 2 with something more than the 800Mhz 64MB xbox?
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You can run it on a 360. I do.
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Dude I am getting Halo 2 for the PC. DO you even realize how super leet it'll be to finally run Halo 2 with something more than the 800Mhz 64MB xbox?
well it runs fine on a xbox cause thats what its made for. And I doubt the graphics will be any better. Only thing is you get to use KB/M
    
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You can run it on a 360. I do.
That's not the point and you know it... On the Xbox/X360 there is no Video or Audio settings. I cannot go "High Detail" on a console. I cannot change my resolution.

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well it runs fine on a xbox cause thats what its made for. And I doubt the graphics will be any better. Only thing is you get to use KB/M
Have you played the Original Halo on both Xbox and PC? If you had you would have seen the tremendous detail you can get with a decent PC vs Xbox. I have no doubt Halo 2 can and will look better on PC.
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That's not the point and you know it... On the Xbox/X360 there is no Video or Audio settings. I cannot go "High Detail" on a console. I cannot change my resolution.
Cause thats not what its supposed to be on a xbox.

And there is video settings, and audio settings. Be it they may be limited options they are still there. And like I said before I don't think its gonna look any better on the PC over the xbox.
    
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