Halo: The Master Chief Collection Announced, Halo 5 Beta Included

Halo: The Master Chief Collection, Xbox One

Microsoft and 343 Industries have announced Halo: The Master Chief Collection for Xbox One. The compilation will include the long rumoured Halo 2 Anniversary as well as Halo Combat Evolved Anniversary, Halo 3 and Halo 4, all on one blu-ray disc. The collection will arrive on November 11 this year, almost exactly ten years since the original version of Halo 2 was released. It will retail for $60 in the US.

As an added incentive to pick up this collection it will also include an access key for the Halo 5: Guardians multiplayer beta, set to begin in December 2014 as well as a digital copy of the film Halo: Nightfall.

Of the games included Halo 2 will receive the most significant overhaul but the other games will be upgraded to run at 1080p and 60 frames per second and will include their full original multiplayer modes.

The main additions to Halo 2 include new prologue and epilogue scenes to lead into Halo 5, new terminals hidden throughout the solo campaign, six “reimagined” Halo 2 multiplayer maps as well as all 23 original maps (including DLC).

Trailers were shown for both The Master Chief Collection and Halo 5 Guardians Multiplayer beta, you can see them below.


About marty14

English and Creative Writing Graduate with a lifelong video games obsession.

Posted on June 9, 2014, in Xbox One and tagged , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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