Halo: The Master Chief Collection's Developers Explain Changes Being Made to the Illustrious Franchise

The developers of Halo: The Master Chief Collection explain some minor changes being made to the game along with some other interesting announcements.

Master Chief is back and better than ever.

In an official blog post, developer 343 Industries explains that all the game types, custom elements, and more that will be included in the Collector’s Edition version that will be offered in the new release.

With Halo 2 celebrating its 10th anniversary this year, the development team has been releasing information about what changes the game will be receiving in the new package. Bungie and 343 Industries are also aiming to introduce some interesting modifications to the gameplay of the first title in the illustrious franchise.

The radar issue within the game has been long a topic of discussion and issue for the player base, and 343 Industries adds,

As is the case with all games within Halo: The Master Chief Collection, we will have a variety of experiences in Matchmaking that cater to a variety of play styles. For example, you’ll be able to find Halo: CE games with radar enabled and disabled in separate playlists.

Gamers will be glad to hear that they will also be able to play on the maps from the first Halo that were PC version exclusive, they will be available in both regular matchmaking and custom modes.

Also, you will be able to select your own weapon sets in Halo: Master Chief Collection from a brand new list of weapon sets. One of the sets will be the classic set, which according to the studio “will not include the Flamethrower or Fuel Rod Gun.”

Halo: The Master Chief Collection is set for release on November 11th in the US, and the 14th in the UK.

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