E3 2014: Halo Master Chief Collection, Halo 5 Beta, & Halo 2 Anniversary Details!

343 Industries announces Halo: The Master Chief Collection for Xbox One this November with Halo 5 Multiplayer Beta in December. Included in this collection are re-vamped versions of Halo 1-4 with Halo 2 getting the anniversary treatment.

Halo: The Master Chief Collection Includes:

  • Halo CE Anniversary
  • Halo 2 Anniversary
  • Halo 3
  • Halo 4
  • Halo Nightfall (Digital Series by Ridley Scott)
  • Access to Halo 5: Guardians Multiplayer Beta (December 27th, 2014 – January 22)

The collection features a single unified interfaced, to give you seamless access to all 4 games, everything will be unlocked from the start, Spartan ops is included, forge will be available for Halo 2, 3 and 4. Yes bringing forge to Halo 2 for the first time. There will also be a feature for custom playlists so you can pick and choose campaign missions from all 4 games and play them in the order you choose.

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Halo 2 will be getting the full anniversary treatment, featuring the ability to revert back to its original graphics by a touch of a button.

In Halo 2 Anniversary We’ll be able to uncover Halo 5 Guardians story elements with extended cut scenes, hidden terminal videos, and utilize all new skulls to experience the campaign in a whole new way.

All of the original 25 multiplayer maps from Halo 2 are included. Play on fan favorites including Ivory Tower, Ascension, and Lockout, plus 6 completely re-imagined maps.

The collection will have over 100 multiplayer maps, every map from Halo 1 through 4 – only excluding the extra PC maps Edit: PC exlcusive maps for Halo CE and Halo 2 have now been included. Each game will run at 1080p, 60 frames per second, and have dedicated servers. And each game will have its original multiplayer engine – including Halo 2 just as it shipped 10 years ago – button glitches and all.

And for you achievement hunters, the collection will have 4000 gamescore for you to unlock!

 

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3 thoughts on “E3 2014: Halo Master Chief Collection, Halo 5 Beta, & Halo 2 Anniversary Details!

  1. The more I find out about the collection the better it gets! While it may seem like a detail, I think the unified interface is a fantastic starting point and really forces you to think about the saga as it should be thought of – a unified whole.

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