Items tagged with halo: the master chief collection

Many a PC gamer has wished the entire Halo collection would come to the PC. Typically the only way to partake in the entire collection is to play them on the Xbox game console, as Microsoft is reluctant to launch the games on PC. Microsoft used the Halo franchise as a way to get players to buy the Xbox, and the franchise was so important to the Xbox that each Xbox One X has a tiny Halo easter egg inside. Microsoft has finally made PC gamer dreams come true and is launching the entire Halo: The Master Chief Collection on PC. Perhaps a bigger surprise than the entire Halo collection coming to the PC is that it can be purchased via the Microsoft Store and Steam. Microsoft thinks it needs the... Read more...
Owners of Halo: The Master Chief Collection for the Xbox One can now download Remnant, a re-imagined version of the Halo 2 multiplayer map, and Halo 3: ODST, Microsoft and 343 Industries announced. The latter was previously promised as part of an apology for the many problems that plagued the massive Halo collection from day one. For this release, the Halo 3: ODST campaign has been enhanced and runs in 1080p at 60 frames per second for the first time. It's a free add-on for players who logged into their Xbox Live account and played Halo: The Master Chief Collection between November 11, 2014 and December 19, 2014 -- eligible users should check their Xbox One inbox for a download code. Those who... Read more...
Microsoft and 343 Industries have been stomping out bugs like the Orkin Man ever since Halo: The Master Chief Collection launched in November of last year, but they keep popping up. Not only has it created an embarrassing situation, but 343 Industries had to cancel an official Halo tournament after the Xbox One title had trouble connecting players.343 Industries delivered the news via Twitter by saying, "We're aware of and investigating party joinability issues. As a result, we'll be canceling HCS Cup #1, and apologize for the inconvenience." It's worth pointing out that the Halo Champion Series, now in its second season, is the official Halo eSports league. It's also been running in partnership... Read more...
Halo: The Master Chief Collection is about to get a pretty sweet content update. In a blog post today, developer 343 Industries announced that Halo 3: ODST and Halo 2's Relic map remake are both on track to be added to the collection next month, details of which will be shared at a later date. Those details will include the final map name for the Relic remake, specific release date, and more.While you wait, you can enjoy some new features and bug fixes courtesy of a currently available content update. One of the changes the update brings is penalizing quitters and betrayal -- in ranked playlists, quitting a match is now treated the same as a loss. In addition, all quits and betrayals are automatically... Read more...