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These are the novelties that Halo will receive : MCC

There are possibilities to include Halo: Reach and Firefight of Halo 3: ODST

In an extensive post on Halo Waypoint, 343 Industries gave some details about the update that will receive Halo: The Master Chief Collection to solve problems, add new features and get amazing images on Xbox One X.

To begin with, the studio reminded fans that they have worked during these months to improve the game's network. The most obvious change that players will find is that the title works correctly, however, there are also some new features. Once the game ends, the game shows the medal table and then automatically starts the next game session, instead of going back to the lobby. Also, the voting function was eliminated, since the team wants to adjust the playlists and address one of the frustrations that many players have when the majority only votes for Halo 3 games.

"We've listened to the community's comments about the matchmaking tempos, the voting and the selection of games on the playlists, and in the future, we will limit the playlists to a single game and eliminate the voting stage. More clear than what is being played, this should also reduce the number of players who stop playing just before another game starts, "said Max Szlagor, design director. "We will work with the community and review the data to find the best combinations of maps and modes in the playlists."

When the update is ready, players can download the content they want from this collection. Known as "smart delivery," they can download an initial installation and then select the rest of the features they want, such as games, languages and more, which will be a relief for those who do not want the 63 GB package. In addition, this will allow you to choose languages in the title independently from the console region.

As previously mentioned, 343 Industries prepares a Beta to test improvements in the Master Chief's collection. The study indicated that they continue to work internally with all the changes, but as soon as they are ready, they will carry out a test with all the users. For now, the team called on interested parties to join the Halo community feedback program and Xbox Insider, and be ready for when the Beta is ready.

Last week, 343 Industries asked for support from the community to find out what features they wanted to see in Halo: The Master Chief Collection. The study made a list of the most requested things and talked about each of them. As announced from the beginning, "this is in no way a promise or a commitment to implement any of these ideas, rather it is an exercise to better understand if there are opportunities to evaluate new features."

The objective, according to the study, is to know the wishes of the community and have a starting point. While some things seem impossible, 343 Industries could implement these new features in the future. It is clear that the first update for Halo: MCC will correct most errors, but it is only the beginning of a great journey. The list of requests is as follows.
  • Search for personalized games
  • Halo: Reach
  • More customization of Spartan
  • Halo 3: ODST Firefight
  • Update the menu/user interface
  • New XP system / Ranking / Progression
  • File finder
  • The missing content of Halo 4
  • Party Up System

Will we see Halo: Reach or Halo 3: ODST Firefight? "We have heard loud and clear that this is the priority of applications when it comes to future new features for MCC, " said 343 Industries. "This is beyond the scope of this current update but it is something that the team will continue to evaluate and evaluate for future feasibility." So, we must not lose hope, because there are possibilities to see these contents in the future.

For now, the only thing confirmed is that Halo: MCC will have a search engine for personalized games, and it is likely to work better than Halo 5: Guardians. Players can also join an ongoing game and 343 Industries plans to include LAN support for offline meetings. The team ruled out that the game receives new achievements, which should not be a problem considering that currently, the title has 6000 achievements.

There is good news for those who disagree with the Halo user interface: MCC. The study seeks to streamline the navigation of the menus to reduce the number of steps to access an option. Also, there will be an improvement in the social section, so that players can easily find the experience and the people they want to play with.

"One of our visual objectives is to unify a large amount of content and styles from various titles and development cycles," said art director Jeremy Cook. "We are working to give MCC a more cohesive and modern look while maintaining the spirit of Halo ."

In addition, the study spoke about the requested PC version. Although there is no commitment to take the title to other platforms, 343 Industries is aware of the wishes of the players. "Currently, our priority is to update and improve MCC for Xbox and there is still a lot of work to be done," he said. "While we do not have official plans to announce at this time, we've heard you loud and clear."

And about Xbox Game Pass? Obviously there are plans to bring the Master Chief's collection to the popular Microsoft service, however, the same thing happens with the rest of the features. For now, the priority is to improve the title and, once everything is in perfect condition, it is possible to see the game in Game Pass. At the end of the day, all the first-party titles will be in this program.

For now, it will be necessary to wait for the Halo Beta: MCC to know all the news and improvements that the game will receive. Regarding the date, 343 Industries made it clear that it has a delivery limit, which was not disclosed, but they are more focused on polishing the title as much as possible so they will take the time that is necessary until they are sure to deliver the best version of Halo: The Master Chief Collection .

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