Microsoft plans to shut down all remaining Halo servers for its last-last-gen console by the end of 2021 at the latest, Thurrott reports. Sunsetting these online services will affect Xbox 360 versions of Halo: Reach, Halo 4, Halo 3, Halo 3: ODST, Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary, Spartan Assault, and Halo Wars.
Why is Houseparty getting shut down?
Get ready to say goodbye to Houseparty. The video-chatting app is shutting down next month. The team behind Houseparty is retiring the app to focus on building new social experiences for Epic Games, which acquired Houseparty in 2019.
What happened to Halo online?
Its the end of an era, or rather, it will be come December next year. Thats when the online services for the Halo series on the Xbox 360 will be cut off, 343 Industries has announced.
Can you still download Halo online?
Right now, you can still download and play Halo Online mod ElDewrito. The updater is still available on the mod website and player-hosted servers are still online. Others claim that the Halo Online assets were open sourced after development ended, so the project should be free to continue.