Hey everyone, gamertag Vampyre0422 here! Alrighty then! I have been seeing debates scattered around the forums about how the falcon is coming back to halo 4 and that people think the hornet should come back, and some think that both should come back. so I am gonna display the goods and bads of each and let you guys decide!
Ok, lets face it, the falcon was AMAZING in the campaign
Good top speed
Good at strafing
There were 2 different turret variants (grenade and Mini-gun)
There was a forward mounted gun that didn’t force the pilot to rely on his/her gunners
simple flying controls
result: Good covenant flying vehicles and anti air weaponry counter part
The falcon was totally NERFED in multiplayer!
There was no forward mounted gun in multiplayer, customs, and forge
There was only the mini-gun turrets for the gunners in multiplayer, customs, and forge
Forced The pilot to rely solely on his/her gunners in multiplayer, customs, and forge
Result: Earned the name “'Hog of the skies” and became a flying death trap
Was amazing in both campaign AND multiplayer
Allowed the pilot the opportunity to save himself if there was no passengers
Faster acceleration than the falcon
forward mounted machine guns and MISSLES!
Good top speed, but not as good as the falcons.
Result: good covenant flying and anti air vehicle counter part
ONLY the pilots had unlimited ammo capabilities
Passengers in the hornet are pretty much pointless unless they have a Rocket Launcher, Spartan Laser, Etc.
The aim up/down to ascend/descend was difficult and annoying for some players
Result: Awesome for pilots, death trap for passengers.
**Over all results:**To be decided
Now in my opinion The Falcon should come back with its forward mounted gun in all gametypes and should have the option in forge and customs to have a grenade or a mini-gun gunner falcon (or even better allow the gunners to switch between the two on the fly-no pun intended-and not have to worry about having multiple falcon variants)to allow the falcon to be the the covenant aircraft and anti aircraft counter part, and The Hornet should come back, and at least give passengers unlimited ammo and allow them to get off fully stocked, to be the Promethean aircraft and anti aircraft (assuming there is any) counterpart.
What do you all think? Just The Falcon? Just The Hornet? Both? Or do you not care either way?