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.
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!