Posted Thu Aug 7, 2014 at 10:35 AM PDT by Brian Hoss
'Halo 2: Anniversary' multiplayer playable for the first time.
Here at High-Def Digest, we're already impressed with 'Halo: The Master Chief Collection' and you can see why here. For everyone else looking forward to the massive Xbox One exclusive, Microsoft has worked the game into the entirety of their Gamescom 2014 slate. Best of all, attendees will be able to get hands-on with 'Halo 2: Anniversary' multiplayer.
Here's the schedule:
Gamescom 2014 Xbox Press Briefing - Tuesday, August 12 at 5PDT, which can be watched below:
Halo 2: Anniversary will be playable for the first time on the gamescom show floor. There will be 4v4 multiplayer games on Ascension and a yet-to-be-announced map, with multiple game types available. Walk-up gameplay will run from Wednesday through Sunday at the Xbox booth in Hall 6.
Halo Stream From the Xbox Booth - Wednesday, Aug 13 at 2AM PDT, see stream above.
"Live from gamescom Xbox booth, 343 Industries’ Bonnie Ross, Dan Ayoub, and Kiki Wolfkill will livestream the content that’s only being shown behind-closed-doors."
There will also be a legendary 4v4 tournament built around 'Halo: The Master Chief Collection,' the gamescom Showdown.
Here are the details from Microsoft:
"Not only will gamescom be the first opportunity gets hands-on with Halo: The Master Chief Collection and Halo 2: Anniversary multiplayer, but the team is also working with ESL and Twitch to bring you a legendary 4v4 tournament. Open to all gamescom attendees, the tournament will feature $10,000 USD in prizing, four days of qualification on the gamescom show floor, and culminate with the grand finals on Sunday, August 17." The tournament can be watched here.
You can find the latest info on 'Halo: The Master Chief Collection' linked from our Video Game Release Schedule.
Source: Xbox Wire
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