Halo 4 Launching on PC, Optimisation for the Master Chief Collection on Xbox Series X|S


In Halo 4, humanity’s threat of extinction at the hands of the Covenant has been avoided, but things have gone from bad to worse as an ancient evil awakens. Stranded and shipwrecked on an alien world, the Master Chief must find a path back home while unravelling a sinister plot hatched by the Forerunners. Step back into the Master Chief’s Mjolnir Armor to try and fight your way off a Forerunner world, while preventing the Didact from finishing the mission he began some 100,000 years ago; eradicating humanity.


Arriving alongside Halo 4’s stellar campaign is the full set of 25 multiplayer maps, as well as an updated Armor customization system that allows you to change more pieces than ever before. Those looking for more ways to play can team up with a friend in the Spartan Ops co-op missions, which pick up with episodic story-driven content right where the main campaign concludes.


In addition to rounding out the PC collection, today also marks the launch of Halo: The Master Chief Collection Optimized for Xbox Series X|S. Those playing on the new consoles will have a full host of newly Optimized and updated features available to them, including:

  • 120 FPS in Campaign and Multiplayer on both Xbox Series X and Series S
  • 4K Resolution on Xbox Series X
  • 1080p Resolution on Xbox Series S
  • Improved Split-Screen Play
  • Adjustable FOV

Note that you will need a compatible display, but all the updates for the new consoles will be automatically applied when you launch your brand-new Xbox.

Now, you might be thinking that the arrival of Halo 4 concludes the Great Journey for Halo: The Master Chief Collection but that couldn’t be further from the truth. 343 Industries will continue to deliver new features, updates, and new Halo: The Master Chief Collection seasons in 2021 (with even more customization options), so keep an eye on Halo Waypoint, as well as there TwitterInstagramYouTube, and Facebook.

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