Microsoft has announced plans to release Forge – Halo 5: Guardians Edition for Windows 10. The free application will allow users to create new Halo 5 maps in the Forge editor that can be used in the Xbox One first- person shooter.

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Xbox Wire has the details of the features that will be included in the Windows 10 version of Forge:

  • Keyboard & Mouse Support – For the first time ever, Forgers will have the option of using a keyboard & mouse allowing for more precision control than ever before.
  • Increased Resolution – Support for multiple resolutions including 4k.
  • Test and Play with Friends – Enlist the help of Friends to help build, test, and play your Forge creations on Windows 10.
  • Build on Windows 10 and Publish to Xbox One – Experiences built on Windows 10 can be published to and played on Xbox One, opening the doors for countless new experiences to be enjoyed by players all over the world.

Microsoft did not offer a release date for the Forge editor on Windows 10. It also didn't indicate if Halo 5 itself will be released for Windows 10, which is something that many fans have requested.