Halo: The Master Chief Collection Will Have A "New Place And Way To Play" Soon

It seems that Microsoft is teasing Halo: MCC for a new platform or store.


Having already released on Xbox and PC, it appears 343 Industries is bringing Halo: The Master Chief Collection to a new ... place.

The studio said in a forum post that a future beta test, or flight, will bring the compilation package to a "new place and way to play." That's all the studio had to say, and the studio also tempered its statement by saying that MCC would "maybe" release in this new place, so there is very little to go on and all of it seems indefinite.

The phrase "new place and way to play" could mean a lot of things, potentially including a new online store or even a new platform. MCC is already available on PC through the Windows Store and Steam, but perhaps 343 is teasing a release on yet another digital store. If it's a new platform altogether, that would potentially be even more exciting when you consider the possibilities.

Whatever the case, nothing is locked down yet, but keep checking back with GameSpot for more.

As for what definitely is coming to MCC down the road, 343 said it wants to bring FOV slider support to all Xbox consoles, not just the next-gen machines, along with new control-customization options and mouse and keyboard support for console, among other things. You can see a list of planned features below, all of which are subject to change.

  • FOV slider support for all Xbox One consoles
  • FOV slider will no longer be locked when Xbox Series S|X devices are set to 120hz
  • Additional ways to customize controls
  • Additional Keybindings
  • Mouse & Keyboard Support for consoles
  • View Model Adjustments
  • And maybe a new place and way to play

To get into the MCC testing program, you need to register for a free Halo Insider account. This is also the program through which 343 will select beta testers for Halo Infinite, so Halo fans may want to sign up sooner rather than later.

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