What you need to know
- Over 6.6 million user-generated maps from older versions of Halo have been copied for future access in Halo: The Master Chief Collection.
- Maps from Halo 3, Halo 4, and Halo: Reach have been copied.
- The maps are planned to be accessible when Halo: Reach releases on PC.
Over 6.6 million user-generated maps have been copied from Halo 3, Halo 4, and Halo: Reach. These maps will be accessible on Halo: The Master Chief Collection, meaning that users won't lose access to their favorite maps when switching to a new platform.
Custom maps are a beloved feature of many Halo players and these maps being brought over is well-received on the Xbox One subreddit. The official Halo Twitter account broke the news about how many maps were copied.
Over 6.6 million user-generated maps in Halo 3, Halo: Reach, and Halo 4 have been successfully copied for future access in MCC! Learn more about our plan to bring these community creations forward: https://t.co/JBUrifp2mz pic.twitter.com/tPXdFVy8mpOver 6.6 million user-generated maps in Halo 3, Halo: Reach, and Halo 4 have been successfully copied for future access in MCC! Learn more about our plan to bring these community creations forward: https://t.co/JBUrifp2mz pic.twitter.com/tPXdFVy8mp— Halo (@Halo) August 28, 2019August 28, 2019
Earlier this month, custom game types received a similar treatment. A Halowaypoint post states that game types and maps will be playable on both the Xbox One and PC versions of the Master Chief Collection.
The maps are not accessible yet, but the plan is that they will be available soon.
What is your favorite custom map from Halo? Will you play on custom maps on the Master Chief Collection? Let us know in the comments below.
From the beginning, you know the end
Halo: Reach is being brought to PC in its entirety and is also being added to the MCC on Xbox One. Of course, you can buy it standalone right now as well.
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