The Master Chief Collection's latest update fixes Halo 2's broken PC port
Halo 2 was never much of a looker. But it certainly wasn't done many favours with the 2007 Vista port, whose many visual bugs carried over into the Master Chief Collection. But with this week's Season 8 update, Halo 2 is finally a somewhat nicer looking game—though I'd still rather play the Anniversary remaster.
Like Halo: Combat Evolved before it, the MCC inherited legacy issues from Halo 2's prior PC port. And like the first game, 343 has finally gotten around to fixing those issues in this week's update. The above comparison video from YouTuber GeneralKidd runs through many of the visual issues, from the lack of cross-fades (and sometimes shadows altogether) in cutscenes to a more general "flat" look to the game's colours and lighting.
It's not only visual …
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