Halo: The Master Chief Collection’s eighth and closing season simply hit the game on Wednesday, including maps and cosmetics for gamers forward of Halo Infinite’s launch on Dec. 8. But the replace additionally consists of some huge adjustments to Halo 2, providing graphical enhancements to the 17-year-old video game.
Halo 2 had some points within the The Master Chief Collection. Specifically, it took a few of the main graphical flaws from the Windows Vista model of the game and ported them into 343 Industries’ historic Halo bundle. Generalkidd, a Halo YouTuber, broke down a few of the greatest adjustments in a brand new video.
Generalkidd known as out lighting fixes and crossfades, and normal visible adjustments that carry it nearer to the unique Halo 2. There’s additionally footage of a serious bug repair within the Halo 2 degree “The Great Journey,” the place a Brute would classically flip a Wraith, rendering it nonlethal to the participant. With season 8, the Brute has discovered to drive correctly, and now poses a menace. Ghosts additionally self-destruct correctly now, a problem that’s been current within the Master Chief Collection since its launch in 2014.
The video goes over an entire host of comparable adjustments, and is certainly price a look ahead to potential Halo historians. These adjustments could appear small to many gamers — and they’re, for probably the most half. But with Halo: The Master Chief Collection appearing as a historical past of some of the influential and necessary video game franchises of all time, it’s good that Halo 2 finally seems like Bungie supposed again in 2004.