If you click on a link and make a purchase we may receive a small commission. Read our editorial policy.

Halo PC to scrap disc checks on Friday

Welcome back to 2003.

Bungie has finally scrapped CD checking in old-timer Halo 1 for PC, feeling five years of spinning may have ruined your discs.

This will be coming in patch 1.08, which will be mandatory from Friday onwards, according to the Bungie website. Other fixes address server-crashing bugs but nothing else; the game is too old to bother combatting aimbots in, apparently.

Anyway, Bungie doesn't officially support Halo 1 PC because Microsoft owns the game. This patch was made as a favour to the community.

However, don't expect too many more fixes in the future or for source code to be opened to the internet.

Topics in this article

Follow topics and we'll email you when we publish something new about them.  Manage your notification settings .

About the Author
Robert Purchese avatar

Robert Purchese

Associate Editor

Bertie is a synonym for Eurogamer. Writes, podcasts, looks after the Supporter Programme. Talks a lot.

Eurogamer.net logo

Buy things with globes on them

And other lovely Eurogamer merch in our official store!

Explore our store
Eurogamer.net Merch