Xbox One owners who also have Microsoft's first person shooter Halo: The Master Chief Collection can download the latest update to the game. This patch is meant to improve, among other things, its online matchmaking features.
Halo: The Master Chief Collection players have had to deal with matchmaking issues since Microsoft launched the game in November 2014. Here are the change notes for this new update:
- Made a variety of updates to improve matchmaking performance and success rates
- Improved matchmaking search times/time to match
- Improved stability throughout the matchmaking process across all titles
- Improved party stability
- Made improvements to multiplayer shot registration
- Improved campaign stability across a variety of levels
- Addressed stability issues for matchmaking and custom games
- Fixed issues around resuming H2A Campaign from "remastered" mode
- Improved medal display consistency
- Fixed issues regarding aim assist which resulted in the reticle being pushed away from an enemy
- Improved shot registration consistency between host / client in peer-to-peer custom game matches
- Resolved a variety of UI inconsistencies, including team color randomization, medals, and in-game scoreboard display
Microsoft has already announced that Xbox One owners who bought Halo: The Master Chief Collection on or before December 19 will be able to get a number of freebies, including the graphically remastered single player campaign from Halo 3: ODST when it is released later in 2015.
Source: Halo Waypoint