Incoming Halo: Combat Evolved PC Patch Will Extend Online Services Past GameSpy Shutdown

The PC version of Halo: Combat Evolved will be saved just in time – before GameSpy officially shuts down their hosting services.

None other than original developer Bungie will be releasing a new patch for the game soon that will allow users to continue to enjoy the multiplayer portion of the game after the closure of GameSpy’s services May 31.

Here’s the official statement from Bungie’s “Technut” below:

“A small group has been quietly preparing for the shutdown of the GameSpy Master Server (which provides the list of Halo servers) and they are finally ready to discuss their work. The group consists of Roger Wolfson aka Sawnose (of Bungie), Btcc22 (of HAC2), Kornman00 (of OpenSauce) and myself, Technut (of PÕQ Clan).

As a result of their work, especially Btcc22 and Roger, Bungie will be releasing version 1.0.10 of Halo PC and Halo CE soon, which will include the fix for the Lobby!”

According to the announcement, more details on how to update patch 1.0.10 are to come.

Stay tuned to MP1st for more information on the PC version of Halo: Combat Evolved.

  • Primeee

    Couldn’t find a Halo: Combat Evolved image for the article?

    • Joel Santana

      Pretty sure that’s Halo: CE

      • Olek

        Nope.

        • Joel Santana

          Ahh, just noticed the map in the background is Valhalla.

      • Primeee

        LMAO.

  • Zatara

    So, some odd decade+ later, there’s still Bungie PC Gamers there? Wow.

    Well, thanks small team of blokes probably doing this on your own time!

    Now if you’d be so kind as to free me from the constraints of my dying Halo Disc in favour of a Steam Edition? No? Damn.

    • Joel Santana

      Thought they removed the cd check function.

      • Zatara

        New PC, can’t install, keep getting an error. Nobody I know still has a functioning disc either. :(

        Can’t play it on my old one, because the HDD died. To be me ^^

        Far as I can see, short of a TPB Download, there’s no way I can get it back.

  • Timerider

    What about the Mac version?

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