Myth: The Fallen Lords Released

Wednesday, November 5, 1997

Less than 12 months after announcing the title, and slightly less than two years after their own last full game release (Marathon 2, for which they created the engine and the scenario in-house) Bungie ships Myth, a completely new game with a new engine, a new story, in a completely different genre. To boot, it marks the company's first cross-platform release, shipping simultaneously for Macs and PCs.

Myth won several awards, not only from Mac game publications but from PC gaming magazines as well.

Following Bungie's acquisition by Microsoft the rights to the Myth franchise were sold to Take Two Interactive; but custodianship of the metaserver needed for effective online multiplayer fell to community members; two major such sites still operate: and