Its been an honour serving with you, John.
Bungies Halo site goes dark permanently in February, spreading its lots of gamer statistics to the wind.
In a post on Bungie.net, the developer said halo.bungie.net goes offline permanently on 9th February.
Practically nine years back, stats and files from Bungies Halo games stopped getting updated on Bungie.net. Ever since, all stats, files and other data from Halo 2, Halo 3, Halo 3: ODST and Halo: Reach resided on at halo.bungie.net.
From 9th February, all those stats go dark, but, Bungie signified, everyone is welcome to save their stats and files prior to then.
Eurogamer Next-Gen News Cast – the Star Wars video games we d love to see nextIts another unfortunate send-off for old-school Halo, following 343s announcement that the Halo Xbox 360 games go dark in December 2021, but it makes sense. Bungies Halo website had a hell of a run, and the business is now focused on Destiny and other things.
The news likewise sent me down a Halo statistics bunny hole. I have not thought about my Halo stats in almost a decade, and its a little unnerving to look back on them now (Halo 2 last played 11/15/2006 3:20:49 PM, etc). Bungies Halo website even had a couple of screenshots I d entirely forgot I d submitted back in September 2007:
Capture the Flag on Sandtrap, 09/30/07. King of the Hill on Last Resort, 09/21/07. Those were the days …