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In the second story for our week of multiplayer coverage we want to introduce and detail one of the largest new additions to the Halo package: the co-op mode called Spartan Ops. Broken up into seasons, these weekly doses of videos coupled with missions attempt to bring Halo fans back to the game on a regular basis, and give campaign players a reason to engage with the new narrative-focused multiplayer experience. Watch the video below to hear creative director Josh Holmes and lead Spartan Ops designer Chris Haluke explain the new mode and how they hope it will offer an inviting entrance into the integrated multiplayer world of Halo 4.
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If you customize your character for Spartan Ops, and it ties in to the campaign, I hope we get to see our MP character fight with the Chief at some point- like in Reach, but as an AI ally
I also hope we get to pick a name for our Spartan, rather than always being called "Spartan" or a codename all the time.
Spartan Ops is a stupid name but it actually sounds really cool "mini-campaigns" would definitely bring me back to play halo 4
That sounds really interesting, but the name is too generic.
that sounds really cool!
story driven multiplayer? i can dig it
Who cares what it's called? It sounds AWESOME.
A "mini campaign"........sounds nice. Maybe it could turn out good.
The episodic idea seems interesting, I actually think this is an improvement over firefight,
Matchmaking should not change to much, I think its damn near perfect. Just a couple tweaks, which they are making. The idea of a smaller scale co-op campaign sounds really cool. And with additions coming over time, means a lot of DLC. These are changes and additions that I personally like.
It looks to me like they are trying to do a video game version of TV shows seasons. I bet this could work, even if they did have to add new cut scenes every so often... I mean, TV shows do it all the time.
Once the season for Spartan OPS is done, will every episode be available to play?
My only question is... If I look down, can I still see my feet?