Sorry, Halo 5 is still not coming to Windows PCs

CNET | 9/11/2018 | Sean Hollister
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Notice anything different about these two game boxes? No, I'm not talking about the fact one of them is set at a jaunty angle.

The box on the right says Halo 5: Guardians is an "Xbox One Exclusive" -- meaning a game you can only play on the Xbox One game console.

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But the newer box on the left, as revealed on, suggests that Halo 5 is about to become an "Xbox One Console Exclusive" instead -- which is Microsoft's long-standing code for games that come out on Windows PCs instead of just consoles. Now that's an exciting thought, eh?

Unfortunately, it sounds like it's just a thought. "As we've shared previously, we do not have plans to launch Halo 5: Guardians on Windows 10 PC," a Microsoft spokesperson told CNET Monday.

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That's a shame, because it'd make a lot of sense, if you consider that Microsoft is bringing the next flagship game in the series -- Halo Infinite -- to Windows PCs as well.

PC gamers may want an opportunity to binge the rest of the series before they play Infinite, since its developers have revealed that Infinite is basically just Halo 6. It would definitely help gamers catch up if Microsoft brought its previous games to PC -- something Xbox boss Phil Spencer said was technically possible last fall, and again supported in a tweet this spring.

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A previous report that Halo 5 was coming to PC, based on a Microsoft store page, also turned out to be inaccurate. "It's not being worked on...
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