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Microsoft Registers Domains for Halo 7, 8, 9 for the Future

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Does Microsoft have more Halos planned or is this just overenthusiastic domain registration?

Though we've yet to see 343's new Halo trilogy, it seems like Microsoft's fairly certain of its success. In fact, Microsoft's confident enough to already be planning another trio of Halo titles down the line.

Recently, Microsoft's been spotted registering domains for Halo 7, 8, and 9. While that's hardly a confirmation of another trilogy—it's still way too early to say—it's obvious that further sequels have crossed the minds of someone at Microsoft, enough for the company to want to cover its tracks by buying up domain names.

Then again, it's also possible that Microsoft may just be keeping domain squatters at bay, lest anyone attempt to profit off of a domain name for games that won't see the light of day for at least another half a decade.

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    Kami3k , September 20, 2012 4:28 AM
    Embodies everything that is wrong with major studios at the moment....
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    nukemaster , September 20, 2012 5:11 AM
    Was Halo not supposed to be done a while back(a big thing about it too). Then bang....more more and even more halo games.
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    Norrec69 , September 20, 2012 5:20 AM
    Halo is a series that deserves this many sequels or more.
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    QEFX , September 20, 2012 6:25 AM
    Kami3kEmbodies everything that is wrong with major studios at the moment....


    Is the issue that they are planning on beating the dead horse or that they have to buy up the domains because of (censored) scum cybersquatters who will try to extort money from them if they don't?
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    idroid , September 20, 2012 6:46 AM
    Screw this sh!t... release the damn new Xsh!t so PC gamers can get better games!!
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    Raidur , September 20, 2012 7:00 AM
    Got milk?
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    belardo , September 20, 2012 7:05 AM
    how about www.whereishalo4forpc.com?
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    Kami3k , September 20, 2012 7:07 AM
    QEFXIs the issue that they are planning on beating the dead horse or that they have to buy up the domains because of (censored) scum cybersquatters who will try to extort money from them if they don't?


    The non stop sequels. Especially of an FPS, there is only so many ways you can make a FPS....

    At least Borderlands is a mix of a FPS and RPG with a random loot generator. At least have unique games get all these sequels.
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    SteelCity1981 , September 20, 2012 9:10 AM
    Someone register domains for Halo 10, 11 and 12. At this rate Halo will turn into the final fantasy series and go on and on and on.
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    john_4 , September 20, 2012 12:50 PM
    QEFXIs the issue that they are planning on beating the dead horse or that they have to buy up the domains because of (censored) scum cybersquatters who will try to extort money from them if they don't?

    Yeah it's called the free market dipweed and if someone can think ahead and buy something someone else wants then sell it more power to them.
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    master_chen , September 20, 2012 1:22 PM
    My facepalm is the size of a Halo right now.
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    billybiff , September 20, 2012 2:29 PM
    lol i bet halo 9 will still be on the same engin ;) 
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    LonelyMan , September 20, 2012 4:19 PM
    I think that their ultimate objective is clear, they intend to do 343 halo games.
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    kewlmunky , September 20, 2012 5:29 PM
    Rather scary to see where Halo might go without Bungie having some control over it. I don't know if Microsoft shared the ownership with 343 after Bungie dropped from the franchise, but if not I do not look forward to Microsoft milking the shit out of the series, and then producing a shitty movie.
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    snowzsan , September 20, 2012 6:38 PM
    Where ever you see a post about Halo, these moronic comments follow. It's as if they do a Google search of Halo every 5 minutes for 16 hours a day and as soon as something new shows up, they click the "full retard" button on their keyboard and away they go!

    "Beating a dead horse"... How in God's name do you figure they're sucking Halo dry? Halo is a great game with a very vivid and indepth storyline that allows the player to immerse themselves into the main character enough that they care. Master Chief is iconic and is an autothought when you hear Xbox.

    I'm no fanboy but these games absolutely made my childhood complete. Just because you're older now and far more critical doesn't mean that the game changed, you just became an over-opinionated jackass.

    Some people, I swear.
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    s3anister , September 20, 2012 7:39 PM
    I entirely agree with snowzsan. I read the article and thought "smart move by someone at Microsoft" because if those numbered games ever came out they'd have to buy the domains at a high cost.

    Then I read the comments and realized that there were literally only four comments worth reading and the rest of it was entirely complaining in one way or another. If you don't like halo or consoles that's great I hate current gen consoles too, however, some people love Halo for what they are just like PC gamers have loved Quake III, Unreal, and the Source Engine games and your comments are absolutely useless as they offer no intelligent insight or constructive criticism; only whining.
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    Anonymous , September 20, 2012 9:17 PM
    snowzsanJust because you're older now and far more critical doesn't mean that the game changed, you just became an over-opinionated jackass.


    Or maybe some people just don't like Halo and never did.

    Derp.
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