Halo is Steam's Top-Selling Game Right Now & 2019 Sure Is Weird

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  1. Calliers

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    Through a bizarre turn of events, Halo: The Master Chief Collection is currently the top-selling game on Steam. Halo is Microsoft's most iconic video game franchise, one that is nearly synonymous with the company's proprietary hardware console Xbox. But now five years after release on Xbox, the notoriously bugged Master Chief Collection is the number one selling game on PC's largest gaming platform.

    Microsoft has changed their business strategy in recent years by offering first-party titles on both Xbox and PC. At first, their games weren't available through third-party software services like Steam. If consumers wanted to play Halo on PC for example, it would have to be through Microsoft's Windows Live service. Things have changed for the publisher, however, as Microsoft is gaining traction in the PC marketplace through Xbox Game Pass for PC, a service that will bring 40 new titles to subscribers by the end of the year.
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    I was going to get it, then I saw in the requirements it requires Xbox Live. No thanks.
     
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    I am looking at requirements and not seeing Xbox live ... where's it saying that (as that is the only stopping point for me as well)
     
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    Ah thats well hidden i just looked under the system requirements ... shame :(
     
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    The question is do you have to pay for Xbox Live or do you just have to have an account?

    Edit: Looks like you just have to have a Xbox Live account, not a Gold paid one.

    https://www.windowscentral.com/do-i-need-xbox-live-account-play-halo-mcc-pc
     
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    I may "borrow" my sons then
     

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