What you need to know
- Halo: The Master Chief Collection is getting many changes in the coming months.
- The biggest has to be cross-play and mouse and keyboard support.
- Input-based matchmaking and other enhancements are also on the horizon.
- Halo: The Master Chief Collection is part of Xbox Game Pass.
Halo: The Master Chief Collection is a collection of all the Halo games on Xbox One. According to a report by Eurogamer, developer 343 Industries wants to add cross-play and other feature to the package.
You can read about the major features planned for the collection below. They should be available on Xbox One and PC.
- Input-based matchmaking
- Server region selection
- Custom game browser
- Per game graphics options
- Per game audio options
- Mouse and keyboard support on Xbox One
- In-game frame rate cap and adjustments
The biggest planned additions have to be the promise of cross-play and the mouse and keyboard support on console. It's unclear when these will hit Halo: The Master Chief Collection, but knowing that they're in the works is quite exciting.
What are you most excited for? Let us know
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Yeah, cool, buy when are they going to do it?
Definitely Cross-play me and my PC friends want to play through all the campaigns on Legendary before Halo Infinite drops... Hope it comes out in time for that!
Glad to see this, but it begs the question of why isn't it officially an Xbox Play Anywhere Title?
This is interesting. It should be, now that it's out for PC too. But I imagine it boils down to 1:1 feature parity and cross save.
I'm surprised to learn it doesn't have crossplay already.
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