A long, long time ago, Bungie unveiled Halo to the world as a first-person action game for PC and Mac. Shortly after the reveal in 1999, Microsoft swooped in, bought the development studio, and introduced them to the Xbox. The rest, as they say, is history.
Over a decade later, Bungie is moving away from the Halo franchise to work on new IPs under Activision. Meanwhile, fans are reminiscing (and debating) over Halo past, so here's the first official Halo screenshot someone dug up and posted on reddit.
Just bask in the glory of what once was. Check out the Banshee in the background.
And to think, that now looks something like this...