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Competitive Halo Reach Invasion

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I cannot be the only fan of Invasion who sees the potential in this gametype to be more competitive.
I think with a slight tweaking of the current Invasion loadouts and a universal change to Radar, Invasion could be a competitive gametype.
Here's what I think would encourage more teamplay and raise the skill ceiling of Invasion:

Universal Change(s)
-No Radar
Competitive Loadouts:
Phase 1:
1a) Elite Loadouts
-Assassin: Invisibility, Plasma Repeater, Plasma Pistol, No Grenades
-Warrior: No Armor Ability, Needle Rifle, 2 Plasma Grenades
2b) Spartan Loadouts
-Scout: Invisibility, Assault Rifle, No Grenades
-New Loadout: No Armor Ability, Magnum, 2 Frag Grenades
Phase 2:
2a) Elite Loadouts
-Dark Assassin: Invisibility, Needler, No Grenades
-Deceiver: Hologram, Plasma Repeater, Plasma Pistol, No Grenades
-Zealot: No Armor Ability, Needle Rifle, 2 Plasma Grenades
2b) Spartan Loadouts
-Guard: Invisibility, Assault Rifle, No Grenades
-Recon: No Armor Ability, DMR, 2 Frag Grenades
-Spec Ops: Hologram, Assault Rifle, No Grenades
Phase 3:
3a) Elite Loadouts
-Ranger: Consider removing loadout
-Royal Zealot: No Armor Ability, Needle Rifle, Needler, 2 Plasma Grenades
-Champion: Invisibility, Needler, Energy Sword, No Grenades
-Gladiator: Hologram, Needle Rifle, Plasma Pistol, 2 Plasma Grenades
-Sentry: Dropshield, Needle Rifle, No Grenades
3b) Spartan Loadouts
-Air Assault: Consider removing Loadout
-Sharpshooter: No Armor Ability, DMR, Magnum, 2 Frag Grenades
-Operator: Invisibility, Assault Rifle, Shotgun, No Grenades
-Grenadier: Hologram, Magnum, Grenade Launcher, 2 Frag Grenades
-Medic: Dropshield, DMR, No Grenades

I would personally choose to test jetpack remaining in the gametype. But I just wish Elites had an equivalent of the Magnum because giving Ranger a Needle Rifle would be too strong.

What do you guys think about these ideas? I haven't touched upon vehicle balance or map edits. Do you think the current vehicle sets are balanced?
They seem pretty cool, I just wish 343 would apply the TU patch universally, even for this
They seem pretty cool, I just wish 343 would apply the TU patch universally, even for this
Even if the default matchmaking settings for invasion are non-tu, I'm 99% positive it'll be possible to change that for custom games.