I think part of the explanation is nano-machines that reconstructed the armor over the time that MC was asleep. --- "Theres power in stories. Thats all history is: the best tales. The ones that last. Might as well be mine." Varric
lol .who cares it is only a game.so what they changed everything.oh no they changed the bolts on his suit .that changes the whole story line .why did they do that.how about this one master chief now shots right handed.but in the last game before he was put to sleep for those 4 years he was a left handed shooter --- when I was here before I went by the screen name IMPORTER1..