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Here's When Halo 4 On PC Beta Tests Begin

Microsoft announces when testing will begin for Halo 4 on PC in The Master Chief Collection.


Halo 4 is coming to PC soon, marking the sixth and final game in The Master Chief Collection that will complete the package. In developer 343's latest weekly blog post, the studio announced that Halo 4's first public beta tests will be held "before the end of October."

That is the current plan, but 343 admitted that beta dates are "always subject to change." If history is any indication, the beta tests will start with a small group before expanding to a larger audience as 343 ramps things up. You must be a Halo Insider member to have a shot at participating in the betas--sign up for the free Halo Insider program here.

When Halo 4 does arrive, it will complete The Master Chief Collection on PC. The games in the package have been released in chronological order, including Halo: Reach, Halo: Combat Evolved, Halo 2, Halo 3, and Halo 3: ODST.

Halo 3: ODST just recently came to PC on September 22. It kicked off Season 3 on PC and Xbox One, and it brought with it a series of other changes such as improved hit-registration for Halo 3, new weapons, more customization options, and more. Check out the full MCC Season 3 patch notes to learn more.

In addition to The Master Chief Collection, 343 has a separate team working on Halo Infinite. The game is coming in 2021, following a delay, and 343 recently addressed rumors about the game's new release date.

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