Will You Get Halo 4 On PC? Hahahahaha. No.

In the last 10 years, while Microsoft has published all kinds of awesome games on the Xbox 360 (and has lately been quietly publishing XBLA games on the PC), it's published exactly three of its major shooters. Halo, Halo 2 and the first Gears of War.

It's a stupid move, one that seems increasingly stupid as time goes on (and the PC market grows ever stronger), but if you were hoping the madness would come ot a stop with Halo 4, sorry. It's not.

Microsoft has told Penny Arcade that "Halo 4 was designed specifically for Xbox 360, and while we're always exploring new ways to expand the franchise and share the Halo experience with as many fans as possible, we do not currently have any plans to port Halo 4 to PC".


Halo 4 isn't coming to the PC, and that's a mistake [Penny Arcade]


    Have I ever wanted Halo 4 on PC?
    Negative Ghostrider, the pattern is FULL.

      Spot on, everyone with a PC is old enough to have no interest in Microsoft's attempt at My First FPS.

        That's a really stupid thing to say. I've been playing FPS since they first existed and i absolutely love the Halo games. I've been playing games since they came on cassette tapes, I love pretty much every genre of game from Civ to Battlefield and my collection of games is stupidly large - so I consider myself a "gamer", and I love Halo. On the surface it seems very simple, but its refined mechanics and sandbox nature give it a depth that few other FPSs can manage.

          Halo wasn't the first FPS you silly!

            I know that! I started playing FPS when they were first invented with COD: Modern Warfare, so I know a thing or two about how to shoot in first person, and all the skill and strategy that it entails.

            Seriously though, Halo is awesome and I won't abide by other people having a different opinion to me.

              Well played...

              "I know that! I started playing FPS when they were first invented with COD: Modern Warfare,"

              Guessing Troll..... but not sure....

                I would say that fat nerd bagging halo is the troll tbh, people sicken me

                  I think msot people that trash Halo still end up buying it...it's so weird. It's the same with COD, people trash it so much then end up giving into the hype. Get over yourselves.

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      That's fine, esaj, but you're not everyone ^^; I would have loved Halo 4 on PC.

    a truely stupid move i understand that translating files to use from xbox to pc costs money but the rewards are greater than the risks and the damages and two off the top of my head are, a stronger fan base, and more income (most likely more than just xbox alone and probably enough to make a profit over the conversion cost) they should still look into converting it.

      But if it's only availble on the Xbox 360 and remains that way you have to buy a Xbox to play it and in turn earns Microsoft more money.

    I have wanted it on PC

    Have I ever wanted an XBox 360? Hahahahaha. No.
    But seriously, though - nice try with Halo 4.

      wow you are sooooo cool

    This was obvious. After all microsoft hardly ever put there best games on their own Windows platform in an attempt to force gamers to buy their xbox consoles. Why did you think they put Halo 1 and gears of war 1 on the pc? Its to give them a taste and if they want more - sorry you need to by an xbox for sequels - this is why i hate microsoft. Its no like Windows OS is someone else's its there own, and as primarily a PC gamer the way they treat us is nothing short of contempt.

      It's hardly treating you with contempt. Halo sells Xboxes so it stays on Xbox. Nintendo do the same thing with its handhelds and it's full Pokemon games. It's a solid business decision.

    It's not like they'd have to try very hard to port it, since the xbox OS is just a gimped version of windows.

    well seeing as the last halo pc game was halo 2....

    A lot of salty PC gamers here feigning disinterest.

    You all know you want the game.

      Why? We just got Black Mesa and Natural Selection 2

        Hahhahahhahahaha oh and portal is sooo game of the year

    "It’s a stupid move, one that seems increasingly stupid as time goes on" - Luke Plunkett.

    It's actually a very smart move - keeping games exclusive to the xbox is one of the main ways they get people to buy the system, and once they've got one you can sell them multiplatform titles too. If it wasn't for the exclusives I wouldn't have bought an 360, a PS3 or a Wii. If I could get Halo, Uncharted and Mario on PC, I wouldn't even consider getting a console personally.

    Having said that, I do wish Halo 3+ was available on PC, I'd love to crank up the graphics and have proper kb/m controls.

    They gave us halo 1&2, it's like giving us 2 licks of a damn good ice cream then throwing it into the nearest bin and laughing as they walk away.

    OH C'MON MICROSOFT THINK ABOUT THE AMOUNT OF PC GAMERS THAT WOULD BE LIKE OH MY NAPALM HALO 4 ON PC LETS BUY THIS! I know I would because there isn't that much happening with pc stuff at the moment I'm stuck with L4D2...I do admit that's my favourite game though (:

      If you need a more recent multiplayer shooter for PC, go get Natural Selection 2, it's been keeping me entertained for a while.

    I would have played it on PC. The single-player portion anyway. I have enough multiplayer shooters already. But, I would only have done so if I could have played Halo 3 on PC all those years ago.

      If you want to just play the campaign, I suggest just renting an Xbox and Halo 4 overnight. I'm a casual gamer nowadays and I finished the campaign in less than 12 hours.

    *Shrug* Guess they don't want my money.
    Not my problem, plenty of FPS games out there, a lot of them better than Halo.

    The less GFWL games there are in existance, the better

    hey pc gamers you all seem like the guy at the party nobody really wants there because you are no fun to be around NOW TAKE YOUR SIX PACK OF MICROBREWS AND LEAVE.

    Will games on consoles ever look, or run, or control as good as they do on PC? Hahahahaha. No.
    But in all seriousness I kinda lost interest in Halo while playing its third iteration (actually, I don't even know why I own consoles, they hardly ever get used). Like other people have been saying - there is plenty of FPS choice, and a lot of them are more satisfying than the Halo franchise. The best atmosphere of any FPS? Probably Metro 2033. Really looking forward to Last Light.

    Halo plays like molasses, it wouldn't work for PC anyway. It's built to suit the derpy gamepads, just not a keyboard and mouse.

    Well maybe if they would have properly ported Halo 2 to the PC, not made it anti-WinXP and not brought it out when Gold was still required to do certain things, they might have seen the Halo franchise on PC work out lol.

    Seriously though, as someone who plays on both PC and Consoles, I can't see why many on PC would care about playing Halo; and those that do would just go buy a cheap second-hand xbox anyway (someone I know did exactly that for Forza).

    I am sure those who want to play Halo have an xbox and have the entire series, so I don't think the majority of the PC community cares that the 4th instalment is not coming to PC. I know i'm not phased, I have plenty of other games to keep me happy.

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