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post #11 of 22
mm, it has been released in sweden. My friend owns it. He loves the halo series and he think its an exelent port.
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Wal-Mart says 5/25/07.....
http://www.walmart.com/catalog/produ...uct_id=5775028
    
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post #13 of 22
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I'm not going to play it....LOL and Vista only? RIght......
I give it 48 hours after release until someone finds a crack for it to run on XP.
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I'm not going to play it....LOL and Vista only? RIght......
I hope cause I really dont want to install Vista on my main machine just yet.......

And dont want to just run it on my laptop...
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post #15 of 22
From what I've gathered most Circuit City's are selling it anyway. I've read quite a few reports on the net where people were able to purchase it at circuit city. My local circuit city says they have it in the store online. Its about 15 minutes away, I'm going over tomorrow or Saturday to check if its really there.
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I'm not going to play it....LOL and Vista only? RIght......
no...lol


you can always play it on XP just in DX 9 or 8 not 10.

games are ez to crack.
    
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post #17 of 22
It's being sold already and has been for several days now. The date, for some reason, is being changed at individual stores.

First off, Halo 2 Vista isn't DirectX10 anyway. That isn't why Microsoft decided to push the Vista only requirement. One of the reasons includes Games for Windows LIVE being Vista only. And another reason being that some of the technology in the game can only be supported under Vista, supposedly.
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post #18 of 22
Halo 2 is vista only.

Weather it's being sold or not, dun care, can't play it.

Graphics are insane, if you actually follow the effects and detail of the halo 3 trailer and remember, that on the pc, you can get graphics well beyond the xbox 360 still with dx9 and 10, specifically 10. You will see a major improvement guarenteed. Try it, And make sure you can somehow return it if you dislike it...

Well worth it, I modded the crap out of halo 1 PC And i'm not the top modder by far, but I mod to hell and back, and discover what limit's I can reach and excell beyond without getting an exception error (nick named mr exception).

So Halo 2, ftw, Microsoft ftcrap... re: vista only, GRRR

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post #19 of 22
Picked it up at CC today. Very nice gfx, but there are places you can tell it's a console port, especially with the low res faces. Otherwise, plays smooth as silk (60-110 FPS) at 1920x1200 4xAA 16xAF.

The installation is weird. It runs the game directly, then says copy xx% while in the main menu. It doesn't ask you for install location (although I did find the custom install button afterwards). It allows you to start the game before it's done copying. Then, it asks for Windows Live! info and takes 10 minutes to download your gamertag info.

If you want, you can check my gamertag (same name as on forum) for my current progress.

P.S. There's also a patch out for the game already.
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post #20 of 22
Game streaming is one of the reasons Microsoft is pushing this to Vista. They are trying to make the gaming experience more like a console. No installation hassles, just put the disc in the drive and start playing. They claim that this streaming is one of the things that makes this game only run on Vista.
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