Why were these weapons scrapped from the game?

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3 years ago#1
Seeing as how the previous games introduced some nifty weapons:

-Needle Rifle
-Brute Plasma Rifle
-Plasma Repeater
-Brute Shot
-Sentinel Beam
-Spike Grenade
-Incendiary Grenade

I mean, that's a pretty big list of weapons that didn't make the cut when you think about it. On that note:

Pick out 3 from the list that you like to see implemented through an update.
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3 years ago#2
Because 343.
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3 years ago#3
Grenade launcher >
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3 years ago#4
Needle Rifle
Spike Grenade

Those are the only two you listed I really miss tbh.
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3 years ago#5
Because this isn't the previous games. And good thing too, I never used any of those weapons and I quite like the promethian weapons.

Taking out all those combined is still less of an impact on the game than when Halo 2 took out the AR
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3 years ago#6
Needle Rifle - Crappy version of Carbine
Brute Plasma Rifle - Crap
Plasma Repeater - You mean the regular plasma rifle? Crap too
Brute Shot - Mediocre/no more Brutes
Sentinel Beam - Crap
SMG - Crap
Spike Grenade - Inferior
Incendiary Grenade - Crap
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3 years ago#7
The Needle Rifle was top tier. Thing had a bigger clip than the DMR, as well as a chance to cause a Supercombine explosion on any part of the body if their health was low enough. I really do miss it.
3 years ago#8
iRGush posted...
Grenade launcher >

yep, this is the one weapon I was really sad to see it not make it into Halo 4. The grenade launcher was one of the best things that Halo Reach did tight. I hope to see it make a return in Halo 5/6 some day.
3 years ago#9
Hey you also forgot the...

focus rifle
magnum (no scope)
plasma rifle (slightly different from repeater)
flame thrower
missile pod
spiker (made a weird appearance in Halo Reach)
plasma launcher

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3 years ago#10
Sentinal beam maybe, but the Promethean weapons are better.
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