Popular Streamer Puts $20,000 on the Line to Join an Extremely Exclusive Xbox Category

Published 07/20/2022, 9:50 AM EDT

Halo is an amazing franchise with numerous installments that have swayed the fans across the globe since the series started back in 2001. However, when it comes to the most iconic entry so far, nothing beats Xbox exclusive Halo 2 in terms of popularity.

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By now, almost all the Xbox players must have already finished the overall campaign of Halo 2. But those who, somehow, didn’t feel like playing it will now surely give it a try. Because there’s a massive opportunity for them to finish the game and win a gargantuan reward.

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Streamer Charlie ‘Cr1tikal’ offers a huge bounty to anyone who can beat Xbox hit Halo 2 on Skulls without dying

Halo 2 came out in the year 2004 and is the second installment in the beloved saga from Microsoft. Apart from new features and modes, the title also introduced something new in the series. Skulls made their way in the Halo universe and are still continuing in probably each of the recently released offerings.

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Simply put, Skulls are the gameplay modifiers in the game’s campaign. Their purpose is to change the difficulty or the overall experience itself. Players can collect them by picking them up during their progression in the story. Once a skull is collected, it gets activated immediately.

Now taking the Skulls into consideration, famous Twitch streamer Charlie aka ‘Cr1tikal’ has announced a tricky challenge for all the gamers of the franchise. He’s issued a $20,000 challenge to beat Halo 2’s total campaign on legendary difficulty by applying every skull modifier.

The toughest level in the Xbox classic is generally known as Legendary All Skulls On (LASO). Basically, it not only sets the game on Legendary but also reveals a range of modifiers set by the skulls. It means that the enemies will get more health during the combat while the player will have less ammo to fight with.

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Speaking of the rules for the $20,000 bounty challenge, then they are very simple. One has to play the entire game by doing livestream, either on YouTube or Twitch. The participant has to make sure that 13 skulls are initially on with the Legendary difficulty. However, one skull which is known as ‘Envy’ needs to be turned off. That’s because the use of it will make the challenge less fatal.

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It will be interesting to see if any Halo 2 gamer will be able to complete this challenge or not. What are your thoughts on this? Let us know in the comments.

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Mintu Tomar

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Mintu Tomar is an eSports author at EssentiallySports. After completing his bachelor's in Philosophy, he has followed his passion for covering news as a budding journalist. He lives and breathes video games and is a die-hard Call of Duty fan.

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