Watch Halo: The Master Chief Collection Developer Panel

[UPDATE] 343 announces the return of the Coagulation map, “Gungoose,” a new trailer, and more.



343 and Certain Affinity have finished their panel at RTX. If you’re a Halo fanatic but weren't able to catch the broadcast, these are the highlights:

  • The Halo YouTube channel uploaded a new trailer (above) for the game featuring The Arbiter, voiced by actor Keith David.
  • 343 announced that Coagulation will be one of the six remastered maps.
  • In addition to returning multiplayer game types, Halo 2: Anniversary will add new modes like Ricochet (from Halo 4), Race (with “a huge number of game mode options”), SWAT, Infection, and others.
  • The Mongoose vehicle is being upgraded with mounted guns to become the “Gungoose,” which should be a nice addition to the Mongoose capture the flag mode, especially on the remastered Coagulation map.
  • Responding to a question from a fan, 343 said it has no plans to give Halo 3 the anniversary treatment at the moment.

Original story:

Check out the Twitch broadcast above at 10:00 a.m. PDT to watch a live panel of 343 Industries and Certain Affinity developers discussing the upcoming Halo: The Master Chief Collection, a remastered collection of the main Halo games for Xbox One.

The panel is part of the RTX gaming event hosted by Rooster Teeth at the Austin Convention Center this weekend. The developers will discuss the design and vision of the project, with original Halo 2 development stories from lead Halo 2 multiplayer designer and Certain Affinity president Max Hoberman. According to Halo’s official site, 343 should also be showing some new stuff during the panel.

343 is leading development on the project with help from Austin-based developer Certain Affinity.

Announced during E3, Halo: The Master Chief Collection includes Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary, Halo 2: Anniversary, Halo 3, and Halo 4. All multiplayer maps and all Halo 4 Spartan Ops missions will be included. Each game will run at 1080p and 60 frames per second.

The game is scheduled to be released on November 11 for $60. You can read more about the collection and what's included here.

343 also stated that it will announce more about the game at Gamescom this August.

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