After a number of rumours, Halo: The Master Chief Collection’s PC release was revealed final week. It’s nonetheless a way off, however 343 Industry’s announcement – which included a affirmation of the game’s Steam launch, in addition to its arrival on the Windows retailer – was met with loads of pleasure from the group. Which means it’s time to have a good time.
Yesterday, 343 tweeted to say “thank you for the outpouring of excitement of the news the Halo: The Master Chief Collection is coming to PC. As a token of our gratitude, we’d like to offer you a hot slice of pepperoni within Halo 5.” What follows is a gif of a Spartan soldier wielding a gun outfitted with the pizza-themed ‘Last Slice’ pores and skin.
It’s not clear whether or not the free pores and skin is on supply anymore, nevertheless it’s additionally price mentioning that Halo 5 is an Xbox One unique, so there would have been no slices on supply on PC in any way. You can see what might have been in that tweet, which we’ve embedded additional down this text.
In case you’re not updated, it’s price mentioning that this Halo/pizza crossover has rapidly develop into one thing of a group joke. It all kicked off earlier this month, when a fan posted to Reddit saying he’d purchase the game’s builders pizza if The Master Chief Collection got here to PC. That was adopted up with two posts from group director Brian Jarrard, who took to Twitter and Reddit with pizza-themed teasers.
Thank you for the outpouring of pleasure over the information that Halo: The Master Chief Collection is coming to PC. As a token of gratitude, we’d wish to give you a scorching slice of pepperoni inside Halo 5. Jump on-line in the present day and choose up your complimentary Last Slice pores and skin! pic.twitter.com/ARBFUgOsxa
— Halo (@Halo) March 17, 2019
After the game’s official announcement, the joke took a step additional. Throughout the day, grateful fans began sending pizza to 343. In the tip, a lot arrived that Jarrard needed to ask gamers to cease, as there was merely an excessive amount of meals for the staff to get via.
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Details in regards to the anthology’s PC launch are comparatively skinny on the bottom. We know that it’ll embody Halo: Reach, and that games will launch one after the other, however by way of a launch date, the devs say it’ll be “ready when it’s ready.” Thankfully nonetheless, there might be an opportunity to play it early, as a consequence of a the Halo Insider program, which you’ll signal as much as on the hyperlink above.