A science fiction first-person shooter video. The game features a new game engine, as well as using the Havok physics engine; added weapons and vehicles; new multi-player maps; and a continuation of the storyline from Halo: Combat Evolved.
In the game, humans, who have developed faster-than-light travel and colonized hundreds of worlds, have been engaged in a war against a collective of Xenocidal alien races, the Covenant. The player assumes the roles of Master Chief and the Arbiter, and fights enemies on foot or with a collection of alien and human vehicles.
You need a Pentium 4 2.4GHz or Athlon XP 2000+ processor coupled with a GeForce 6100 to run Halo 2 system requirements at recommended. You can expect to get around 60FPS at 1080p screen res on high graphics settings with this hardware. To summarise, Halo 2 needs around a 16 year old PC to play at recommended settings.