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Launched in 1647.

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2000

Several publications have listed "Halo 2"s innovative matchmaking technology as one of the turning points in the gaming industry during the 2000s add something

 

Several publications have listed "Halo 2"s innovative matchmaking technology as one of the turning points in the gaming industry during the 2000s add something

 

Several publications have listed "Halo 2"s innovative matchmaking technology as one of the turning points in the gaming industry during the 2000s add something

 

Several publications have listed "Halo 2"s innovative matchmaking technology as one of the turning points in the gaming industry during the 2000s add something

 

Several publications have listed "Halo 2"s innovative matchmaking technology as one of the turning points in the gaming industry during the 2000s add something


2002

Major League Gaming - Major League Gaming was founded in 2002 In 2006, MLG became the first televised video game console gaming league in the United States, with their "Halo 2" Pro Series being broadcast by USA Network on "Boost Mobile MLG Pro Circuit"

 

"Halo 2" was officially announced in September 2002 with a cinematic trailer, subsequently packaged with "Halo: Combat Evolved" DVDs add something

 

"Halo 2" was officially announced in September 2002 with a cinematic trailer, subsequently packaged with "Halo: Combat Evolved" DVDs add something

 

"Halo 2" was officially announced in September 2002 with a cinematic trailer, subsequently packaged with "Halo: Combat Evolved" DVDs add something

 

"Halo 2" was officially announced in September 2002 with a cinematic trailer, subsequently packaged with "Halo: Combat Evolved" DVDs add something

 

"Halo 2" was officially announced in September 2002 with a cinematic trailer, subsequently packaged with "Halo: Combat Evolved" DVDs add something


2003

A real-time gameplay video was shown at E3 2003, which was the first actual gameplay seen by the public; it showcased new features such as dual-wielding and improved graphics add something

 

A real-time gameplay video was shown at E3 2003, which was the first actual gameplay seen by the public; it showcased new features such as dual-wielding and improved graphics add something

 

A real-time gameplay video was shown at E3 2003, which was the first actual gameplay seen by the public; it showcased new features such as dual-wielding and improved graphics add something

 

A real-time gameplay video was shown at E3 2003, which was the first actual gameplay seen by the public; it showcased new features such as dual-wielding and improved graphics add something

 

A real-time gameplay video was shown at E3 2003, which was the first actual gameplay seen by the public; it showcased new features such as dual-wielding and improved graphics add something

 

History of E3 - In, 2003, "Half-Life 2" was unveiled, a "Halo 2" single player demo using an experimental lighting engine was shown and the PlayStation Portable was first mentioned


2004

In the summer of 2004, producer Nile Rodgers and O'Donnell decided to release the music from "Halo 2" on two separate CDs; the first would contain all the themes present in the game as well as music "inspired" by the game; the second would contain the rest of the music from the game, much of which was incomplete, as the first CD was shipped before the game was released add something

 

In the summer of 2004, producer Nile Rodgers and O'Donnell decided to release the music from "Halo 2" on two separate CDs; the first would contain all the themes present in the game as well as music "inspired" by the game; the second would contain the rest of the music from the game, much of which was incomplete, as the first CD was shipped before the game was released add something

 

In the summer of 2004, producer Nile Rodgers and O'Donnell decided to release the music from "Halo 2" on two separate CDs; the first would contain all the themes present in the game as well as music "inspired" by the game; the second would contain the rest of the music from the game, much of which was incomplete, as the first CD was shipped before the game was released add something

 

In the summer of 2004, producer Nile Rodgers and O'Donnell decided to release the music from "Halo 2" on two separate CDs; the first would contain all the themes present in the game as well as music "inspired" by the game; the second would contain the rest of the music from the game, much of which was incomplete, as the first CD was shipped before the game was released add something

 

In the summer of 2004, producer Nile Rodgers and O'Donnell decided to release the music from "Halo 2" on two separate CDs; the first would contain all the themes present in the game as well as music "inspired" by the game; the second would contain the rest of the music from the game, much of which was incomplete, as the first CD was shipped before the game was released add something

 

The project garnered significant attention from sites including Slashdot and Wired News; Wired noted that the game was drawing attention away from the 2004 Presidential Election add something

 

The project garnered significant attention from sites including Slashdot and Wired News; Wired noted that the game was drawing attention away from the 2004 Presidential Election add something

 

The project garnered significant attention from sites including Slashdot and Wired News; Wired noted that the game was drawing attention away from the 2004 Presidential Election add something

 

The project garnered significant attention from sites including Slashdot and Wired News; Wired noted that the game was drawing attention away from the 2004 Presidential Election add something

 

The project garnered significant attention from sites including Slashdot and Wired News; Wired noted that the game was drawing attention away from the 2004 Presidential Election add something

 

There was a "Halo 2" Celebrity Pre-Release Party at E3 2004, in which a private home was transformed to replicate the world of "Halo", complete with camouflaged Marines and roaming Cortanas add something

 

There was a "Halo 2" Celebrity Pre-Release Party at E3 2004, in which a private home was transformed to replicate the world of "Halo", complete with camouflaged Marines and roaming Cortanas add something

 

There was a "Halo 2" Celebrity Pre-Release Party at E3 2004, in which a private home was transformed to replicate the world of "Halo", complete with camouflaged Marines and roaming Cortanas add something

 

There was a "Halo 2" Celebrity Pre-Release Party at E3 2004, in which a private home was transformed to replicate the world of "Halo", complete with camouflaged Marines and roaming Cortanas add something

 

There was a "Halo 2" Celebrity Pre-Release Party at E3 2004, in which a private home was transformed to replicate the world of "Halo", complete with camouflaged Marines and roaming Cortanas add something

 

"'Halo 2"' is a 2004 first-person shooter video game developed by Bungie add something

 

"'Halo 2"' is a 2004 first-person shooter video game developed by Bungie add something

 

"'Halo 2"' is a 2004 first-person shooter video game developed by Bungie add something

 

"'Halo 2"' is a 2004 first-person shooter video game developed by Bungie add something

 

"'Halo 2"' is a 2004 first-person shooter video game developed by Bungie add something

 

Keith David - David provided the voice of the Arbiter for the video game "Halo 2", released in 2004; later, he reprised that role in the Xbox 360 follow-up "Halo 3"

 

Hamilton Camp - He voiced the Prophet of Mercy in the 2004 video game "Halo 2"

 

Rami Malek - In 2004, Malek began his acting career with guest-starring roles on several notable television series including "Gilmore Girls", "Over There", and "Medium", as well as voicing "additional characters" for the video game "Halo 2"

 

Steve Vai - In 2004, Steve Vai was featured on Xbox's "Halo 2" Volume 1 soundtrack, performing a heavy rock-guitar rendition of the "Halo theme", known as "Halo Theme "

 

Brian Posehn - Posehn has voiced Grunts and various Marines in the 2004 video game "Halo 2"

 

Plantronics - The company created a special headset for the Xbox as a tie-in with the videogame "Halo 2" in 2004

 

On the morning of October 14, 2004, a leak of the French version of the game was posted on the Internet, and circulated widely add something

 

On the morning of October 14, 2004, a leak of the French version of the game was posted on the Internet, and circulated widely add something

 

On the morning of October 14, 2004, a leak of the French version of the game was posted on the Internet, and circulated widely add something

 

On the morning of October 14, 2004, a leak of the French version of the game was posted on the Internet, and circulated widely add something

 

On the morning of October 14, 2004, a leak of the French version of the game was posted on the Internet, and circulated widely add something

 

Xbox - Although these two are free while Xbox Live required a subscription, as well as broadband-only connection which was not completely adopted yet, Xbox Live was a success due to better servers, features such as a buddy list, and milestone titles like "Halo 2" released in November 2004, which is the best-selling Xbox video game and was by far the most popular online game for years

 

The first CD was released on November 9, 2004, and featured guitar backing by Steve Vai add something

 

The first CD was released on November 9, 2004, and featured guitar backing by Steve Vai add something

 

The first CD was released on November 9, 2004, and featured guitar backing by Steve Vai add something

 

The first CD was released on November 9, 2004, and featured guitar backing by Steve Vai add something

 

The first CD was released on November 9, 2004, and featured guitar backing by Steve Vai add something

 

The first official release of "Halo 2" was in Canada, Australia, New Zealand and the United States on November 9, 2004 add something

 

The first official release of "Halo 2" was in Canada, Australia, New Zealand and the United States on November 9, 2004 add something

 

The first official release of "Halo 2" was in Canada, Australia, New Zealand and the United States on November 9, 2004 add something

 

The first official release of "Halo 2" was in Canada, Australia, New Zealand and the United States on November 9, 2004 add something

 

The first official release of "Halo 2" was in Canada, Australia, New Zealand and the United States on November 9, 2004 add something


2005

Team 3D (eSports) - For parts of 2005 and 2006 3D sponsored "Halo 2" Major League Gaming Pro Circuit team Shoot to Kill

 

Team 3D (eSports) - In 2005 3D won the WCG US finals in both CS and "Halo 2", qualifying for the World Cyber Games 2005 grand finals

 

Str8 Rippin - Str8 Rippin was first formed in 2005 for the "Halo 2" on the Major League Gaming Pro Circuit

 

Final Boss (Halo team) - The original lineup of Final Boss was first formed as "'Shoot to Kill"' in 2005, at the beginning of the inaugural MLG "Halo 2" season

 

The Multiplayer Map Pack is an expansion pack intended to make Xbox Live content and updates available to offline players, and was released on July 5, 2005 add something

 

The Multiplayer Map Pack is an expansion pack intended to make Xbox Live content and updates available to offline players, and was released on July 5, 2005 add something

 

The Multiplayer Map Pack is an expansion pack intended to make Xbox Live content and updates available to offline players, and was released on July 5, 2005 add something

 

The Multiplayer Map Pack is an expansion pack intended to make Xbox Live content and updates available to offline players, and was released on July 5, 2005 add something

 

The Multiplayer Map Pack is an expansion pack intended to make Xbox Live content and updates available to offline players, and was released on July 5, 2005 add something


2006

Carbon (Halo team) - Team Carbon won the 2006 Halo 2 championships at MLG Vegas 2006 defeating rivals Final Boss

 

Carbon (Halo team) - Team Carbon won the MLG Las Vegas National Championships 2006 in "Halo 2" after upsetting Team Final Boss

 

Major League Gaming - The "Boost Mobile MLG Pro Circuit" was a television broadcast of "Halo 2" MLG tournaments in 2006 and 2007, ESPN.com,

 

Hired Gun - Their project, which became dubbed "Halo 2 Vista" or "H2V", was developed between early February 2006 and April 2007

 

On February 9, 2006, Nick Baron announced that a version of "Halo 2" would be released on PC, exclusively for the Windows Vista operating system add something

 

On February 9, 2006, Nick Baron announced that a version of "Halo 2" would be released on PC, exclusively for the Windows Vista operating system add something

 

On February 9, 2006, Nick Baron announced that a version of "Halo 2" would be released on PC, exclusively for the Windows Vista operating system add something

 

On February 9, 2006, Nick Baron announced that a version of "Halo 2" would be released on PC, exclusively for the Windows Vista operating system add something

 

On February 9, 2006, Nick Baron announced that a version of "Halo 2" would be released on PC, exclusively for the Windows Vista operating system add something

 

Video Game Pianist - At the March 2006 Game Developers Conference, Leung performed his piano arrangements of the Zelda, Monkey Island, Halo 2, Myst, and Advent Rising games at G.A.N.G; some of the composers for these games including Tim Larkin, Clint Bajakian, Marty O'Donnell, Jack Wall, and Tommy Tallarico were in attendance

 

Team 3D (eSports) - In April 2006 3D dropped its sponsorship of its "Halo 2" team, and the team became known as Final Boss

 

The "Halo 2 Original Soundtrack: Volume Two" CD, containing the game music organized in suite form, was released on April 25, 2006 add something

 

The "Halo 2 Original Soundtrack: Volume Two" CD, containing the game music organized in suite form, was released on April 25, 2006 add something

 

The "Halo 2 Original Soundtrack: Volume Two" CD, containing the game music organized in suite form, was released on April 25, 2006 add something

 

The "Halo 2 Original Soundtrack: Volume Two" CD, containing the game music organized in suite form, was released on April 25, 2006 add something

 

The "Halo 2 Original Soundtrack: Volume Two" CD, containing the game music organized in suite form, was released on April 25, 2006 add something

 

On June 20, 2006, Xbox.com reported that more than a half-billion games of "Halo 2" have been played on Xbox Live since its debut add something

 

On June 20, 2006, Xbox.com reported that more than a half-billion games of "Halo 2" have been played on Xbox Live since its debut add something

 

On June 20, 2006, Xbox.com reported that more than a half-billion games of "Halo 2" have been played on Xbox Live since its debut add something

 

On June 20, 2006, Xbox.com reported that more than a half-billion games of "Halo 2" have been played on Xbox Live since its debut add something

 

On June 20, 2006, Xbox.com reported that more than a half-billion games of "Halo 2" have been played on Xbox Live since its debut add something

 

Matt Leto - Leto competed professionally in "Halo 2" and "Project Gotham Racing 3" at the World Series of Video Games in July 2006 at the Gaylord Texan Resort & Convention Center

 

Gears of War - From the day of its initial release and up until mid-November 2006, "Halo 2" was the most popular video game on Xbox Live, even after the release of the $Xbox_360; its position was eventually surpassed in 2006 by the 360-exclusive "Gears of War" add something

 

Gears of War - From the day of its initial release and up until mid-November 2006, "Halo 2" was the most popular video game on Xbox Live, even after the release of the $Xbox_360; its position was eventually surpassed in 2006 by the 360-exclusive "Gears of War" add something

 

Gears of War - From the day of its initial release and up until mid-November 2006, "Halo 2" was the most popular video game on Xbox Live, even after the release of the $Xbox_360; its position was eventually surpassed in 2006 by the 360-exclusive "Gears of War" add something

 

Gears of War - From the day of its initial release and up until mid-November 2006, "Halo 2" was the most popular video game on Xbox Live, even after the release of the $Xbox_360; its position was eventually surpassed in 2006 by the 360-exclusive "Gears of War" add something

 

Gears of War - From the day of its initial release and up until mid-November 2006, "Halo 2" was the most popular video game on Xbox Live, even after the release of the $Xbox_360; its position was eventually surpassed in 2006 by the 360-exclusive "Gears of War" add something


2007

Final Boss (Halo team) - The change proved to be fruitful, as Final Boss went on to win five of the seven tournaments in 2007, including the National Championships, to close out "Halo 2" as the undisputed kings

 

On March 30, 2007, Bungie announced that two new maps would be available on April 17, 2007 add something

 

On March 30, 2007, Bungie announced that two new maps would be available on April 17, 2007 add something

 

On March 30, 2007, Bungie announced that two new maps would be available on April 17, 2007 add something

 

On March 30, 2007, Bungie announced that two new maps would be available on April 17, 2007 add something

 

On March 30, 2007, Bungie announced that two new maps would be available on April 17, 2007 add something

 

Certain Affinity - They were released for "Halo 2" on the Xbox Live on April 17, 2007

 

Due to issues with distribution of the maps, the updates which made the maps mandatory was released on May 9, 2007, later than planned add something

 

Due to issues with distribution of the maps, the updates which made the maps mandatory was released on May 9, 2007, later than planned add something

 

Due to issues with distribution of the maps, the updates which made the maps mandatory was released on May 9, 2007, later than planned add something

 

Due to issues with distribution of the maps, the updates which made the maps mandatory was released on May 9, 2007, later than planned add something

 

Due to issues with distribution of the maps, the updates which made the maps mandatory was released on May 9, 2007, later than planned add something

 

A & ! $ Microsoft Windows version of the game was released on May 31, 2007, developed by an internal team at Microsoft Game Studios known as Hired Gun. The game features a new game engine, as well as using the Havok physics engine; added weapons and vehicles, and new multiplayer maps add something

 

A & ! $ Microsoft Windows version of the game was released on May 31, 2007, developed by an internal team at Microsoft Game Studios known as Hired Gun. The game features a new game engine, as well as using the Havok physics engine; added weapons and vehicles, and new multiplayer maps add something

 

A & ! $ Microsoft Windows version of the game was released on May 31, 2007, developed by an internal team at Microsoft Game Studios known as Hired Gun. The game features a new game engine, as well as using the Havok physics engine; added weapons and vehicles, and new multiplayer maps add something

 

A & ! $ Microsoft Windows version of the game was released on May 31, 2007, developed by an internal team at Microsoft Game Studios known as Hired Gun. The game features a new game engine, as well as using the Havok physics engine; added weapons and vehicles, and new multiplayer maps add something

 

A & ! $ Microsoft Windows version of the game was released on May 31, 2007, developed by an internal team at Microsoft Game Studios known as Hired Gun. The game features a new game engine, as well as using the Havok physics engine; added weapons and vehicles, and new multiplayer maps add something

 

Games for Windows a Live - Another game that was released is "Halo 2" for Windows Vista, which was launched to the public on May 31, 2007


2010

The Xbox Live multiplayer and downloadable content features of the Xbox version of "Halo 2" were supported until the discontinuation of the service in April 2010 add something

 

The Xbox Live multiplayer and downloadable content features of the Xbox version of "Halo 2" were supported until the discontinuation of the service in April 2010 add something

 

The Xbox Live multiplayer and downloadable content features of the Xbox version of "Halo 2" were supported until the discontinuation of the service in April 2010 add something

 

The Xbox Live multiplayer and downloadable content features of the Xbox version of "Halo 2" were supported until the discontinuation of the service in April 2010 add something

 

The Xbox Live multiplayer and downloadable content features of the Xbox version of "Halo 2" were supported until the discontinuation of the service in April 2010 add something

 

The last original Xbox Live game session in "Halo 2" concluded on May 10, 2010, almost a month after the service was officially terminated add something

 

The last original Xbox Live game session in "Halo 2" concluded on May 10, 2010, almost a month after the service was officially terminated add something

 

The last original Xbox Live game session in "Halo 2" concluded on May 10, 2010, almost a month after the service was officially terminated add something

 

The last original Xbox Live game session in "Halo 2" concluded on May 10, 2010, almost a month after the service was officially terminated add something

 

The last original Xbox Live game session in "Halo 2" concluded on May 10, 2010, almost a month after the service was officially terminated add something


2013

In January 2013, it was reported that the PC multiplayer servers would be taken offline on February 15, 2013, due to inactivity add something

 

In January 2013, it was reported that the PC multiplayer servers would be taken offline on February 15, 2013, due to inactivity add something

 

In January 2013, it was reported that the PC multiplayer servers would be taken offline on February 15, 2013, due to inactivity add something

 

In January 2013, it was reported that the PC multiplayer servers would be taken offline on February 15, 2013, due to inactivity add something

 

In January 2013, it was reported that the PC multiplayer servers would be taken offline on February 15, 2013, due to inactivity add something


2014

Certain Affinity - At RTX 2014, Certain Affinity showed off their involvement in Halo Master Chief Collection with the reveal of one of the six remade Halo 2 maps, Coagulation, along with a new vehicle, the Gungoose


2019

The collection itself will be released for the Windows in 2019 add something