Halo MCC Update Patch Notes: Halo 4 For PC, Cross-Play, Xbox Series X/S Support, And More

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Halo: MCC Daily Express

Halo: Master Chief Collection is complete on PC. The first entry of the Reclaimer Saga, Halo 4, has finally found its way to the master race after eight long years. Developer 343 Industries released a massive update for the Master Chief Collection on both PC and consoles that adds a lot of features.

The update is around 25GB to 48GB, depending on the platform. It optimizes the entire Master Chief Collection for Microsoft’s next-gen consoles, Xbox Series X/S. Cross-play and input-based matchmaking support has been added for multiplayer. This means that you can play with your friends irrespective of the platforms you are playing on. One friend could be on PC, another on an Xbox One, and a third on an Xbox Series X. Over 70+ new customization options have been added to the game as well.

The highlights of the update are mentioned below. You can read the complete patch notes from the official site over here.

Halo Master Chief Collection Patch Notes Highlights

New Features

  • Halo 4 is now available on PC!
    • Halo 4’s Forge mode now includes “Thorage” content – this means new features, a higher budget, dozens of new items, and more
    • Per-piece armor customization and “global” weapon skins for all loadouts are now available on all platforms as well
    • PC players can now jump into Cross-Game Playlists in Campaign
  • Cross-play and input-based matchmaking for multiplayer are now available on both Xbox and PC
    • While players will be prompted to select their preferred input device upon their first launch of the game, this option can also be changed at any time from Settings menu while in the Main Menu
  • This update also brings Xbox Series X/S enhancements to the Collection
  • Season 4 is here with 70+ new customization choices – including new nameplates, weapon and vehicle skins for Halo 3, and weapon skins for Halo 4!
  • Interpolation improvements for Halo: Reach, Halo 2: Anniversary, and Halo 4 when running at 60+ FPS
  • Player Emblems are now visible in gameplay for both Halo: Reach and Halo 4
  • Video settings can now be set on a per-title basis in the Settings menu
  • Players can now select their preferred servers in the Network tab of the Settings menu
  • Text Chat has been improved with a new Text Chat Availability option and auto-moderation
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