Halo: The Master Chief Collection Update Optimizes for Xbox Series X|S


A new update launched today for Halo: The Master Chief Collection that optimizes the suite of Halo games for the recently released Xbox Series X|S consoles.

Developer 343 Industries listed the new and updated features of the six-year-old collection for the new consoles, including 4K resolution and up to 120FPS on Xbox Series X and 1080p resolution and up to 120FPS on the Xbox Series S.

The graphical options are for single and two-player split screen modes, while four-player split screen will run at 60 FPS on both consoles alongside adjustable field-of-view, HDR support, extended draw distance, and Quick Resume support.

343 Industries noted that the graphical improvements for the new consoles will match the “Enhanced” settings of the PC version.

The update adds per-piece armor customization for Halo 4, which also released for the PC version of Halo: The Master Chief Collection today.

The studio said it plans to support the game with new features, updates, and more customization options in 2021. The upcoming Season 4 will have over 70 unlocks across 50 tiers of nameplates, vehicle skins, and weapon skins.

Halo: The Master Chief Collection is now available through Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, PC through the Microsoft Store and Steam, and Xbox Game Pass.

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