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Microsoft.com has Halo 5 Forge Bundle (Windows 10 Download) for Free when your system has the specifications below. Thanks geocacher99
  • If you do not have the Window 10 Anniversary Update, go here to update
  • If it shows as "unavailable" you may need to manually launch Microsoft Store and search for "Halo Forge Bundle"
  • Make sure your graphics card supports Direct X Feature Level 12 and have Directx12 installed
  • You may also need to set your Windows 10 Region and Language settings to USA
  • Minimum Specs Required:  CPU: Intel Core i5 @ 2.3Ghz or AMD FX 6350; Memory: 8 GB RAM (2 GB VRAM), GPU: AMD R7 260x or GeForce 650 Ti; HD Space: 40 GB; DirectX 12
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Halo 5 Forge Bundle:
https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/s...blggh4v0fr

If showing as "unavailable", manually launch the MS store and search for "Halo Forge Bundle"

You will need the Windows-10 Anniversary Update:
http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/p/?LinkId=821403

Make sure you have DirectX12 installed also and that your graphics card supports Direct X Feature Level 12

You may also need to set your Region and Language settings to USA (through Windows-10)

Go to discord to find matches, eg:
http://discord.gg/UxYqHHB

feel free to create a wiki on how to find more games/communities

Multiplayer Online- 2 to 16 players

Features
-XBOX LIVE: Store saved levels in the cloud and resume where you left off.

-Share custom content across Xbox One and Windows 10.

-FREE download of the most robust and powerful level editor in Halo history.

-MINIMUM SPECS - CPU: Intel Core i5 @ 2.3Ghz or AMD FX 6350; Memory: 8 GB RAM (2 GB VRAM), GPU: AMD R7 260x or GeForce 650 Ti; HD Space: 40 GB; DirectX 12

-RECOMMENDED SPECS - CPU: Intel Core i5 -3570K@ 3.4Ghz / AMD FX 8150; Memory: 12 GB RAM (4 GB VRAM), GPU: AMD Radeon R9 380 / GeForce GTX 970; HD Space: 40 GB; DirectX 12

-4K ULTRA SPECS - CPU: Intel Core i7 -4770K@ 3.4Ghz / AMD FX 9370; Memory: 16 GB RAM (4+ GB VRAM), GPU: AMD Radeon R9 Fury X / GeForce GTX 980 Ti ; HD Space: SSD + 40 GB; DirectX 12

-SUPPORTED OS: Windows 10 Anniversary (v.1607)
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it's both

if you want, you can just play the multiplayer online maps that have been created through "forge".... most people will be doing that, and not creating maps, but it's not that hard to learn how to do and you never know, you could be good at it
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any issues with the anniversary update have been resolved. I'm in IT and they have pushed updates to resolved these issues
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I'm getting a message that it is not currently available. Perhaps when it hits the windows store app it is based on locality. I see the en-gb so I guess this is only for the UK at the moment.

Edit: I see you need Anniversary Update to play this.
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I'm getting a message that it is not currently available. Perhaps when it hits the windows store app it is based on locality. I see the en-gb so I guess this is only for the UK at the moment.
do you have the anniversary update installed?

I just added the link
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do you have the anniversary update installed?

I just added the link

Nope. I missed that and just updated my original post.
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So, for someone who isn't in to Halo... is this a game or is this some sort of editing software?
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So, for someone who isn't in to Halo... is this a game or is this some sort of editing software?
it's both

if you want, you can just play the multiplayer online maps that have been created through "forge".... most people will be doing that, and not creating maps, but it's not that hard to learn how to do and you never know, you could be good at it
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"This limited free version of Halo 5 won't include the game's single-player campaign, nor will it include multiplayer matchmaking with random opponents. However, Microsoft representatives have confirmed to Ars that the free Windows 10 game will support unfettered online play with anyone on a player's friends list. That means players can create or download a Forge map and invite anyone else playing the Windows 10 version to join in and play to whatever "kill count," time limit, or other win condition they've set. Even better, Microsoft says that this friends-only multiplayer mode in Windows 10 will fully support mouse-and-keyboard game controls."

Eh, I can wait.
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"This limited free version of Halo 5 won't include the game's single-player campaign, nor will it include multiplayer matchmaking with random opponents. However, Microsoft representatives have confirmed to Ars that the free Windows 10 game will support unfettered online play with anyone on a player's friends list. That means players can create or download a Forge map and invite anyone else playing the Windows 10 version to join in and play to whatever "kill count," time limit, or other win condition they've set. Even better, Microsoft says that this friends-only multiplayer mode in Windows 10 will fully support mouse-and-keyboard game controls."

Eh, I can wait.
wait for what?
this is all we're getting for Halo for the foreseeable future
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wait for what?
this is all we're getting for Halo for the foreseeable future
I'll wait for a complete Halo game for Windows 10. (not holding my breath).
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Darn I missed it
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I definitely had issues after the anniversary update... and I was so ready for M$ to do something right... sigh
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any issues with the anniversary update have been resolved. I'm in IT and they have pushed updates to resolved these issues
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