It’s about time PC gamers got their hands on Halo 3: ODST.
I remember playing the first Halo game on my PC and man it was so awesome! I’m not that great with shooters, but something about Halo just made me want to play it. The story of war, the unflinching protagonist and the outstanding music, just made the gaming experience wholesome.
So imagine my disappointment when I found that sequel, Halo 2, didn’t come out for PC but only for consoles. If that wasn’t enough, two years later the game gets ported to Windows Vista exclusively, which further added salt to the wound.
And then things just got weirder from there, with more and more Halo games like Halo 3: ODST making it’s way to consoles and avoiding the PC platform. It was honestly an absurd way to split up the player base, and if you didn’t opt to get the console to play the games, there was nothing you could do.
Master Chief Collection adds Halo 3:ODST to the list.
Then years later, PC gamers got their recognition, when Microsoft decided to release the Halo: The Master Chief Collection on PC. The collection will consist of six games that are related to the main storyline of the series with improvements and enhancements. PC gamers could finally be apart of the Halo experience that they have been missing out for years now.
However, all of the games in the collection are not available yet. As of now, four games are accessible: Halo: Reach, Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary, Halo 2: Anniversary and Halo 3. With the release of Halo 3: ODST coming, it will be the latest and fifth addition to the list.
Unlike the other Halo games, in Halo 3: ODST (as well as Halo: Reach), players do not get to play as the titular Master Chief. In the game, you’ll be in control of a Rookie of the Orbital Drop Shock Troopers/ Despite that, the game still manages to hold it’s own in terms of displaying great characters like Buck (Nathan Fillion) and offering a meaningful story line.
So while we wait for the delayed Halo Infinite to be released, we might as well enjoy Halo 3: ODST as it gets released on September 22 as part of the Halo: The Master Chief Collection on PC.
The final game in the collection, Halo 4, is also expected to be released by this year’s end, hence; PC gamers will finally have the complete collection before Halo Infinite arrives.