Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary is 343 Industries first game First Person Shooter of the Halo Universe with the help of other developers Saber Interactive and Certain Affinity. The game is a remaster of the original Halo:_Combat_Evolved with remastered graphics and audio as it will be the tenth anniversary of the Halo: Combat Evolved. The game takes place before the events in Halo 2 and Halo 3, and after the events of Halo Reach. The main protagonist is the Master Chief along side with Cortana. The game will use the Halo Reach Multiplayer mechanics and come with seven original maps from Halo: Combat Evolved.
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The story starts on one day of September, 2552. The Pillar of Autumn is being attacked by the Covenant Empire, the Pillar of Autumn reached an "unknown object, the Installation 04 Halo. The ship is being commanded by Captain Jacob Keyes and ordered to set the Master Chief free from his pod. The Master Chief must take the Al Cortana and set foot to the Halo on a lifeboat. When the Master Chief reaches Installation 04, he will be faced by Covenants and must rescue any survivors from the crash of the Pillar of Autumn. Captain Jacob Keyes is being held by the Covenants abroad the Truth and Reconciliation and the Master Chief set to the rescue, Captain Jacob Keyes then reveals that the Covenants are willing to use Halo as a weapon. The Master Chief then set foot to an island that contains the ancient Forerunner Halo Control room, there Cortana takes control of the system as the Master Chief go again on a hunt to rescue Captain Keyes.
When reaching the area where Keyes was last seen, the Master Chief comes to meet an ancient species that threated the universe once, the Floods. The Master Chief then meets 343 Guilty Spark, the monitor of Installation 04 whose mission is to prevent the Flood from breaking lose from Halo. The Master Chief aids the monitor to retrieve the index key to activate Halo's defense system. After returning to the Control Room with the monitor, the Master Chief came to discover a horrible fact. The defense system that the monitor mentioned is going to destroy every life in the galaxy. The Master Chief turns against the monitor and set to destroy Halo and shut it down before destroying everything alive.