[Updated: 343i Debunks] Halo 5 PC Release Hinted at by New Updated Halo 5 Boxart – Rumor
[Update] 343 Industries’ community director Brian ‘Ske7ch’ Jarrard has denied that the team has plans to bring Halo 5: Guardians to PC.
“Nothing to see here”, he tweeted. “We remain committed to bringing Halo experiences to PC but have no plans for Halo 5: Guardians at this time.”
[Original story] Updated boxart has surfaced online that hints at a possible Halo 5 PC release.
Retailer Amazon has updated its boxart for the Xbox One exclusive, and the new art might suggest that the shooter is making its way on Windows 10 PC as well.
As spotted by AllGamesDelta, the new art mentions that the game is an ‘Xbox One console exclusive’, while the current boxart for Halo 5: Guardians mentions that the is only available on Xbox One. We’ve included the current and new art below:
While this doesn’t mean that the title will release on PC as well, other Xbox titles that have released on Windows 10 PC use the same reference on their boxart, including Remedy’s Quantum Break and Forza.
Microsoft hasn’t commented on the new Halo 5 boxart, but we’ll update as soon as we learn more.
Halo 5 was released for Xbox One back in 2015. The game is currently included with Microsoft’s Xbox Game Pass.
Halo 5: Guardians delivers epic multiplayer experiences that span multiple modes, full-featured level building tools, and a new chapter in the Master Chief saga. And now with Xbox One X, players can experience enhanced visuals, up to 4K resolution, increased visual details, and improved graphic fidelity that makes the game look better than ever before, all while maintaining a consistent 60FPS for the smoothest gameplay possible.
EPIC CAMPAIGN The Master Chief saga continues, with solo and up to 4-player cooperative experience that spans three worlds. A mysterious and unstoppable force threatens the galaxy. The Spartans of Fireteam Osiris and Blue Team must embark on a journey that will change the course of history and the future of mankind.
WARZONE MULTIPLAYER Play with friends and compete against rivals in three massive multiplayer modes new to the Halo franchise: Warzone, Warzone Assault, and Warzone Firefight.
-WARZONE is a massive-scale multiplayer mode that supports 24-player battles with both friendly and enemy AI constantly dropping in to mix up the experience.