Halo 2, arguably one of the best games in the world, was switched off by Microsoft in April of 2010. No longer can you play online with Halo 2 on an Original Xbox, as its servers are dead. But it was all OK, as the PC version of Halo 2 wasn't affected by this, and fans could continue playing multiplayer with ease. Well, that's about to change.
In just under a month, Microsoft will also kill Halo 2 PC, switching off servers and disconnecting thousands around 20 players from playing with each other. Seriously, apparently the Halo 2 PC population is swaying around 20 players each day, we salute!
So, is this finally goodbye to the Halo 2 multiplayer extravaganza? No, if you really want to play multiplayer with friends on Halo 2 PC, you can play LAN games with them. So while official servers may be dead, local ones will continue to live on.
Halo 2 was the second Halo game Bungie had made, releasing originally on the original Xbox and then Windows Vista, Halo 2 quickly became one of the best selling games on Xbox, it was also one of the best looking.