Halo 3: ODST Closed Beta Begins For PC And Xbox One, Proper Launch Soon

Halo 3: ODST

You can now finally play Halo 3: ODST on PC. The beta testing for the spin-off title began yesterday for PC and Xbox One. ODST was initially launched for Xbox 360 back in 2009, and was later ported to Xbox One via the Master Chief Collection. Now you can play the amazing game in all its glory on your PC.

Halo 3: ODST is currently in flight mode, which is just another term for Beta Testing. It is currently in closed beta so there might be several bugs. The announcement for the beta was made via the official Halo Twitter account. You can only play ODST right now on PC if you are invited. You will have to be a member of the Halo Flight Program to get access to the beta. However, being a member still doesn’t guarantee access, it only increases the chances.

If you are not interested in the flight and only want to play the proper final release, then you are going to have to wait for a couple of weeks or even a month. After all the major bugs and issues are resolved, 343 Industries will release ODST on Steam. Seeing as how we're already to the closed beta phase, the final release should launch soon.

Master Chief Collection on PC is almost fully released. Four of the games, Halo: Reach, Halo Combat Evolved, Halo 2, and Halo 3, are already available on PC. The next of them (ODST) is in beta testing, so it will release soon. The only game left is Halo 4, which, if everything goes according to plan, should release at the end of this year.

The newest Halo game in the franchise, Halo: Infinite, is also coming to PC, so that’s pretty good news. The only main entry Halo game that is not available for PC is Halo 5. Who knows, if MCC and Infinite do well on PC then maybe Microsoft might release Halo 5 on PC later on down the road.

So what do you think? Are you interested in Halo 3: ODST? Have you played the game before on Xbox 360? Let us know your thoughts in the comments section below.

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