Halo Online

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Halo Online
Halo Online cover
Developers
343 Industries
Saber Interactive
Windows Microsoft Game Studios
Publishers
Microsoft Studios
Innova Systems
Engines
Halo 3 Engine
Release dates
Windows Officially Cancelled
Windows ElDewrito Mod: 2016
Halo Online on Wikipedia
Halo: Combat Evolved 2003
Halo 2 2007
Halo: Spartan Assault 2013
Halo Online 2015*
Halo: Spartan Strike 2015
Halo 5: Forge 2016
Halo Wars: Definitive Edition 2016
Halo Wars 2 2017
Halo Recruit 2017
Halo: The Master Chief Collection (series)
Halo Infinite 2021

Key points

The Official release under Microsoft Studios for Russian players was canceled in 2015. However, Halo Online is playable worldwide with the El Dewrito Mod, which is now essential for play.
As the El Dewrito Developers received a DMCA takedown in April 2018, the official game data (Halo Online v1.106708 cert_ms23 from the 4game launcher) is no longer provided with the El Dewrito Mod[1], however, there is a Reddit page dedicated to providing various downloads of ms23 v1.106708. DO DOWNLOAD AT YOUR OWN RISK!!!!!!

General Information

ElDewrito.com - Official Page of El Dewrito Mod
Halo Waypoint - Official Closure of Halo Online Testing under Microsoft Studios in Russia

Availability

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Official website
DRM-free
Not official, El Dewrito Launcher, view Key Points
Windows
All changes, settings, etc. are in reference to El Dewrito 0.6 Mod.

Video settings

In order to access Game settings on keyboard and mouse, press the 'HOME' key on the keyboard from the main menu
Entry graphics settings
Entry graphics settings
In-depth graphics settings
In-depth graphics settings

Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
Only shows 21:9 resolutions when the native screen resolution is 21:9, otherwise simply states 16:9 Widescreen, 16:10 Widescreen, or 4:3 Letterbox.
Multi-monitor
Halo 3 Engine does not support multi-monitor output, however split screen could be modded in.
Ultra-widescreen
Only allows 21:9 resolutions to be selected if native resolution is 21:9, however there is bugs when running above 1920*1080
4K Ultra HD
Issues and bugs if attempted to run above 1920x1080
Field of view (FOV)
Supports between 55 and 120 degrees.
Windowed
Defaults to boerderless window, but available in options.
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Opens by default in Borderless Window on first run. Can be changed to Windowed, however no real fullscreen is supported.
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Bundled as part of 'Post Processing' Setting
Anti-aliasing (AA)
Simply an 'Enable' and 'Disable' option
Vertical sync (Vsync)
Can be forced through Graphics Drivers
60 FPS and 120+ FPS
FPS does allow more than 60, however instability starts to appear around 120 FPS.
FPS does allow more than 60, however instability starts to appear around 120 FPS.
High dynamic range display (HDR)
Halo 3 Engine does not support BT. 2020 output, a neccessity for HDR, as the Xbox 360 never could output BT. 2020, and Halo 3 was designed for Xbox 360
TO BE COMPLETED
  1. https://www.reddit.com/r/HaloOnline/wiki/index/download