If you were hoping that 343 Industries would have an uber-powerful version of Halo 5 ready for the multiplayer beta test due to take place this December, think again. The game is still a year off from release and it was bound to have a few drawbacks, one of which includes only being 720p.
343 Industries is prepping for the Halofest, but before they do so they wanted to give gamers a little bit of a taste and a tease of what's to come from the Halo 5: Guardians multiplayer beta that's due to drop this December.
Halo: The Master Chief Collection is due for release on the Xbox One on November 11th. Some people might be wondering what the big deal is and why they would be excited to play some decade-old (and older) games on their brand spanking new Xbox One?
Can't wait for November 11th? Well, no worries. There are videos and media popping up all over the place prepping for the Xbox One's biggest fall release, Halo: The Master Chief Collection. The latest video features 10 minutes of gameplay from the 1080p, 60fps redo of Halo 4 for the Xbox One.
Now here's a clever way to stop piracy: lock achievements to post-launch patches. Very, very clever. While the Xbox One hasn't been cracked (yet) there are already some nifty new ways that developers are utilizing and leveraging the software side to ensure that only legitimate players will get the most out of the game.
If you want to see some of the armor unlocks being made available in Halo 5: Guardians' multiplayer, look no further than a bit of new info courtesy of 343 Industries and IGN. The unlocks showcase what the different armor types look like in the upcoming FPS.
Halo: The Master Chief Collection's multiplayer will include a remake of the map "Coagulation" from Halo 2. 343 Industries gave gamers a tour of this map, now called "Bloodline," with new screenshots and a trailer today.
The video is only two minutes long but it showcases a wide variety of different scenarios, maps and locations to give gamers a nice idea of what to expect from the title.
Halo fans can see some gameplay footage from Halo 5: Guardians very soon. 343 Industries will show off the game's multiplayer during HaloFest 2014 next month.
Microsoft raised some eyebrows last week when they confirmed that Halo: Master Chief Collection would get a 20GB patch on its launch day. Halo franchise development director Frank O'Connor followed up on the announcement with a lengthy defense.
Halo: The Master Chief Collection has gone gold, 343 Industries revealed today. In this morning's announcement, they also clarified many important details about the game's launch.
PC and mobile gamers will be getting a new Halo game this fall. 343 Industries has announced Halo: Spartan Strike will launch in December on Steam and Windows 8 devices.
Halo 5 will continue the adventure of Master Chief. However, he won't be the only playable character in the game. In a new interview, voice actor Mike Colter revealed that players will be able to control his character Agent Locke.
Halo: The Master Chief Collection will include, among other things, a remake of Halo: Combat Evolved. 343 Industries has provided some details and screenshots of the remastered version of the classic shooter.
343 Industries shared some new details on Halo: The Master Chief Collection during RTX 2014 on Saturday. During their presentation they shed some light on the multiplayer improvements included with the bundle's Halo 2 remake.