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Halo 2 coming to PC on May 12

Added to the Master Chief Collection next week

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Halo 2: Anniversary - blue soldier on Temple map Image: 343 Industries/Microsoft Studios
Nicole Carpenter is a senior reporter specializing in investigative features about labor issues in the game industry, as well as the business and culture of games.

Halo 2: Anniversary will join Halo: The Master Chief Collection for Windows PC on May 12, developer 343 Industries announced Tuesday. It follows Halo: Reach and Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary.

343 Industries began its public beta for Halo 2: Anniversary in April, which was open to Halo Insider participants. Halo: The Master Chief Collection for PC was announced in March 2019 and the developer’s been rolling out releases since. Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary was released in March. The rest of the games — Halo 3, Halo 3: ODST, and Halo 4 — are expected to launch before the year’s end.

Halo: The Master Chief Collection is available as part of Xbox Game Pass for PC or through the Master Chief Collection on the Microsoft Store and Steam for $39.99. Each game has been available individually for $9.99.

The next Halo game, Halo Infinite, is slated for release in holiday 2020 alongside the Xbox Series X.

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