It is likely to happen by the end of March, alongside Halo 2: Anniversary and Forge and Theater for Halo: Reach
It really is the good ol’ Halo days back again. After the surprise release of Halo: Combat Evolved, the next big thing is being prepared. Halo 2 and Halo 2: Anniversary both will go into testing by the end of March, as announced by 343 Industries. In addition to these, Forge and Theater for Halo: Reach will also go into testing.
In their blogpost, 343 Industries made the announcement and also gave an indirect hint that the time given might not be actually followed. Afterall, Halo: Combat Evolved also went into testing one month late than the actual date.
Highlights of the blogpost
In their announcement, the studio had the following to say regarding their future testing of titles:
“Many of you already know this, but Halo 2 and Halo 2: Anniversary are now on deck for the next release to PC. With that in mind, the team is heads down on creating the spec for the next series of PC flights. We’re currently planning for our next flight to include content for Halo 2, Halo 2 Anniversary, Halo: Reach’s Forge & Theater for PC, and potentially some Halo: Reach audio fixes. These fixes are still in progress, so currently they may or may not come in for our next series of flights.”
In addition to that, they also mentioned that:
“As a reminder, flighting (testing) is a way for us to get early access builds out to our Halo Insiders before they reach the public. Often things are rough around the edges and truly represent a work-in-progress. Building these games is a process and things can change. All of the content listed above may change and so may the timing, but if all goes well, we are targeting our next public flight for the end of March.”