Although I waxed poetic on my own personal favourite Halo map -- Lockout -- yesterday, even I can admit that the most famous of all Halo multiplayer maps is Blood Gulch, AKA Coagulation. Microsoft has just announced that this classic map will be among the six, from-the-ground-up remakes for Halo: The Master Chief Collection. Blood Gulch has a new name: Bloodline.
Of course, as with all the remakes, the map features a few changes, to bring things up to speed. The idea is that Bloodline is a 'Greatest Hits' version of all the versions of it that have come before -- which sort of plays into the name Bloodline.
Apparently there are a few extra vehicles in there, like the Hornet, to add variety to the mix, in addition to a few (in my opinion) well needed cover spots for players on foot. I'm expecting, however, that all these options will be fairly customisable. Blood Gulch/Coagulation/Bloodline will forever be the map where shenanigans are had -- it is, after all, the map upon which Red vs Blue was born.
I am keen. Bloodline was -- really -- an absolute must. When you talk about the absolute classic Halo maps, Blood Gulch is always the first map that comes up, particularly for those who enjoy the vehicular style of combat. Looking forward to playing this.
Via Xbox Wire