Halo: The Master Chief Collection Dev Team Outlines Updates For 2021
View model adjustment, Steam account linking, and more is coming to the PC versions of Halo in 2021.
After a long, slow rollout, Halo: The Master Chief Collection is fully available on PC--but it's not done with major updates yet. Halo 1-4, plus 3 ODST and Halo Reach, will receive more features in 2021, developer 343 Industries has promised, with many big features currently in active development.
As part of the MCC December 2020 Update, 343 Industries' "farn" has outlined some of the improvements coming to the six Master Chief Collection titles coming next year, including various quality-of-life changes and new options.
Here's everything that the team is actively working on right now, with most of these updates planned for early 2021.
Master Chief Collection updates in active development
- View Model Adjustment for all games: On track for early 2021
- Steam Account Linking: On track for early 2021
- In Game FPS Cap/Adjustments: More options coming in 2021
- PC File Share: On track for early 2021
- Additional Video Settings/Options: More options coming in 2021
- Custom Game Browser: On track for early 2021
- Double Key Binds for all games: On track for early 2021
- Per Game Audio Options: This should be in flights in early 2021
- Bringing PC Features to Console (Like FOV Sliders): We will communicate more on this next year, no hard timeline for when these features could be making their way to console
Some of the armor players can earn in Season 5 of the game has also been shown off, and you can check it out below.
There's still loose plans to implement "idle system improvements" and split-screen mode for PC, but right now these are in backlog, and not in active development.
Alongside the Halo 4 release on PC, the games in The Master Chief Collection also received an upgrade on Xbox Series X/S.
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