Microsoft boss Phil Spencer discusses the idea of Halo 2 Anniversary

At the Game Developers Conference in San Fransisco last week, Microsoft Game Studios boss Phil Spencer got talking to IGN about what it would take if Microsoft were to make a Halo 2 Anniversary game.

“In this fictitious world where that game existed,” said Spencer, “it’s an easy answer: it has to be just the multiplayer experience that we all found in that first Halo 2 game. If you think about what happened in the franchise and what were the hallmark moments – when did duel wielding come in, when did another playable character that wasn’t Master Chief come in?

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Master Chief Voice Actor Reveals Halo 2 Anniversary Plus Halo 5 Release Year

Whilst speaking to Gamezone, Master Chief voice actor Steve Downes revealed that it’s very unlikely that we will get to play Halo 5 this year but that we could expect to see it sometime in 2015. He did say however that the release of Halo 2 Anniversary should help tide us over.

Downes said: “I think you may be ahead of yourself on Halo 5,” Downes said. “I wouldn’t expect anything until 2015. What you can look forward to this year is an anniversary edition of Halo 2.”

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