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Halo Reach hits 160,000 concurrent users on Steam!

Oct 25, 2017
2,983
Lol, the difference to Gears 5 is huge.

I thought people would prefer to use Game Pass
Halo is a $40 collection, or $10 for Halo Reach only. Its multiplayer is popular so people will be playing it for a long time.

Gears 5 is a full price game and for many it's a single player game. It also has bad regional pricing in Europe. Makes sense that people used a month of game pass for it while choosing to buy Halo.
 

dex3108

Member
Oct 26, 2017
8,534
Literally more people are playing Halo now on Steam alone than watching it on Twitch XD When was the last time that happen?
 

Bardeh

Member
Jun 15, 2018
103
I'd love to be playing right now but Game Pass is getting slammed or something because my download is going so damn slow.
 

MYeager

Member
Oct 30, 2017
432
It would be great if they came out with a new one that iterated on what worked for past titles and wasn't trying to chase after the success of other franchises.
 

DopeyFish

Member
Oct 25, 2017
4,119
Which is better? Chronological order starting with reach or release order starting with Halo 1?
While reach does mess with the timeline, it really only hurt extended universe stuff... but it does tie directly into Halo CE

It doesn't spoil anything, it will just be weird because Reach plays a bit differently than Halo 1-3
 

Filipus

Avenger
Dec 7, 2017
1,540
I'll play it on gamepass but really happy with the community reaction to this. Can't believe it took this long..