BREAKING: Voice of Master Chief confirms Halo 2 Anniversary, says Halo 5 won't release this year

Halo fans may not be able to continue the fight with Halo 5 in 2014, but Master Chief looks like he will still have a presence on Xbox consoles this year. In an interview that will publish soon on GameZone, Steve Downes, the long-time voice of Master Chief, told us we shouldn’t expect to see Halo 5 in 2014, but that the series will still see at least one release this year.

“I think you may be ahead of yourself on Halo 5,” Downes said. “I wouldn’t expect anything until 2015. What you can look forward to this year is an anniversary edition of Halo 2.”
— Steve Downes

Downes did not clarify if 343 Industries will be the ones developing the game or what consoles the edition will be coming to.

This year marks the 10-year anniversary of Halo 2, a game many still believe helped define Xbox LIVE on Microsoft’s original gaming console. Recent reports have echoed what Downes tells us, but this seems to be the first piece of solid evidence yet.

Will you be disappointed if Halo 5 doesn’t release this year? And are you looking forward to a Halo 2 anniversary edition? Let us know in the comments below.

Article from GameZone, written by Tate Steinlage.

UPDATE Microsoft

“We can confirm your next “Halo” journey will begin in 2014, but beyond that we don’t have any details to share at this time.”
— Official Microsoft response

Article from GameZone, written by Matt Liebl

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