Master Chief’s return to PC was uncharacteristically quiet. Without warning or fanfare, Halo: Combat Evolved arrived on Steam this week as a simple update to Halo: The Master Chief Collection. Bringing the 19-year-old shooter’s campaign and multiplayer offerings into 2020, it’s not so much whether Halo holds up. Instead, it’s worth asking what 343 Studios can offer to folks who’ve spent the last two decades molding Halo on PC into something unique.
This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/4agbyw/halo-combat-evolved-master-chief-collection-remake-pc-history