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What is the 'correct' order for playing Halo? I've never played them, since I've always hated FPS gaming on a console, but I think it's about due time to get started before Infinite arrives.
I'd actually play them in plot order rather than release order if you're new to the series. That would be;

Reach > CE > 2 > ODST > 3 > 4

Only play Halo 5 Guardians for the multiplayer. The story is atrocious at best.
And then there's Halo Wars xD
 

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I'd actually play them in plot order rather than release order if you're new to the series. That would be;

Reach > CE > 2 > ODST > 3 > 4

Only play Halo 5 Guardians for the multiplayer. The story is atrocious at best.
And then there's Halo Wars xD
So more like Star Wars then? Watch them in plot order and skip some of the newest shit?
 

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So more like Star Wars then? Watch them in plot order and skip some of the newest shit?
Almost.
Halo 5 Guardians' story was really bad, but the gameplay was good, and so were the graphics. If you care about multiplayer, Guardians is still worth playing.

Halo Wars is... Good, but, not for everyone. I didn't particularly care for the story of the first one (but it was fun) and I honestly didn't even play the second one, although I heard it is good as well.
 
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So more like Star Wars then? Watch them in plot order and skip some of the newest shit?
Release order is really the best way. You see the evolution in gameplay, story, music, etc.

Play the trilogy. If you want more then play ODST and Reach. After that if you’re really curious try 4/5 but be warned they are divisive like Disney’s Star Wars sequels. And not just divisive on how the game plays but on the story as well.

The trilogy is what most people played, it’s the core story. If you wanted to see what people loved about Halo/what drove the Halo phenomenon during the decade prior then that’s what you need to play.
 

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With Smart delivery are they saying that if you have X1S, X1X, XSX and XSS you will get four different versions of the game? Also with XSX will you get X1X versions of older titles?
 
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For those of you that have bought the original Super Lucky's Tale, the one that launched with xbone X back at 2017,
you can get both DLCs for free now as the game is getting delisted

1 - Guardian Trials

2 - Gilly Island
 

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For those of you that have bought the original Super Lucky's Tale, the one that launched with xbone X back at 2017,
you can get both DLCs for free now as the game is getting delisted

1 - Guardian Trials

2 - Gilly Island
Yeah but the camera is still going to be fucked right?
 
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camera is not so bad. also this one has better graphics than the "new" version recently released, as the new one is "optimized" for everything nintendo included.
Oh, that's what it was! I loved playing the original with my daughter, but I loaded up the new one for a few minutes and something seemed off. But I was way too lazy to compare both.
 
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I like to cry and cry in Microsoft threads. I have been reply banned now because I'm such a cryface.
Can't wait for Halo Shitfinite.
 
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Shadow Drop it for sale 9/9/2020 like the Saturn. Geeez the waiting for news is driving me nuts.

Edit: DAMMIT! Lost my cool 12 hours too soon.
 
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so the next gen monicker really is Series

Xbox
Xbox 360
Xbox One

“one? that is a dumb name, people will be so confused, couldn’t possibly be any dumber. ”

“hold my beer!”
“hmmm... tough one, need to think a bit longer”
“Ok, got it”

Xbox Series
 

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so the next gen monicker really is Series

Xbox
Xbox 360
Xbox One

“one? that is a dumb name, people will be so confused, couldn’t possibly be any dumber. ”

“hold my beer!”
“hmmm... tough one, need to think a bit longer”
“Ok, got it”

Xbox Series
It's just Xbox now. The covers of all the games just say Xbox and the "Series" is there to differentiate the different models.

Think of how Tesla calls all of their cars "model" y,x,s, etc. but you still just call all of them Teslas.