Bungie has done a great job of getting rid of bad Halo ideas and adding old-school favorites to Halo: Reach, but some things are still missing. Following are five features from previous Halo games that need to be added to Halo: Reach.
BXR and BXB
The popular BXR and BXB moves were glitches in Halo 2 that allowed players to melee and perform a quick BR headshot and allowed players to melee very quickly. When used properly BXR and BXB could help a player go from being almost killed to being a great clutch player. Clutch moves like the BXR and BXB aren’t really easy to pull off and therefore, don’t pose an unfair advantage to Halo players and should definitely be added to the final release of Halo: Reach.
Having the ability to form clans was another jewel from Halo 2 and allowed Halo players to belong to a clan, while maintaining a regular friends list as well. It’s unlikely that Bungie will bring Clans back to Halo: Reach, but having that feature in this latest addition in the Halo series would be a plus for all old school Halo fans – especially with the limited friends space on Xbox Live Gold.
Old School Maps
Bungie has already given us a few of our favorite old school maps in Halo: Reach by adding a Midship, Ascension, and Ivory Tower remake, but there are quite a few more old school maps that I’d like to see added to Halo: Reach. The Pit, Warlock, Sanctuary, Beaver Creek, Colossus, Chill Out, and a proper Lockout remake – not like Blackout – would make Halo fans warm with glee if they were added to Halo: Reach.
Yes, I know. Halo: Reach takes place before Halo CE and Master Chief, but he’s our beloved protagonist and we want him back. Bungie won’t bring back Master Chief, I know, but they could at least give the proper armor unlocks that’ll let us look like the old fella in Halo: Reach. Give us this one, Bungie – c’mon.
Social Slayer didn’t make the cut in Halo: Reach and Bungie decided that it would be best to merge both social and ranked games together, but I’m not exactly sure if this will sit well with loyal Halo fans. When you want to play a relaxed and not-so-intense game of Halo: Reach, there will be no adequate replacement for Social Slayer – no matter what Bungie says. After rolling out this whole “merged slayer” playlist – and it fails – I hope Bungie sees where they’ve gone wrong and gives Social Slayer back to the people.
For more, read 5 Halo 3 Features Bungie Got Rid of in Halo: Reach, Five Halo: Reach Features Resurrected from Halo 2 and Halo CE, and The Five Best Changes Made to Matchmaking in Halo: Reach.
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