We don't know much so far, but what we do know is that HALO 2 has been confirmed
for a 2003 release. The game will put you (and your closest friend) back into the role of
Master Chief, and gameplay is supposed to be along the same lines as HALO: Combat Evolved.
That is, along the same lines, but much, much bigger. Battles should be huge, and the
arsenal at your disposal is said to be much larger.
HALO 2 will definitely support online multiplayer
via the Xbox LIVE network (set to launch November 15, 2002). In addition to the standard
modes of HALO multiplayer we've grown to love, there will be some new modes that take
advantage of a much larger online multiplayer environment. Imagine battles like we saw in
HALO except where every marine, alien, and Master Chief is controlled by a real, live
Expect squad-based tactics to take
center stage again, and if these screens are any indication, it looks like we'll be
treated to another milestone in graphical quality. We'll update this preview as more
information becomes available.