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Halo: The Master Chief Collection Dec 15th Update Detailed

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343 Industries has released another update for Halo: The Master Chief Collection, addressing some of the game's lingering issues. You should already have it, but here's the full notes anyway.

Included in the patch are a range of improvements and adjustments to matchmaking, the roster system, the party system, custom games and a load of other stuff, including fixes for a couple of wonky achievements. You can se the full notes below, courtesy of 343 Industries and Halo Waypoint.

DECEMBER 15TH UPDATE NOTES

Matchmaking

  • Made improvements to the reliability of Matchmaking parties.
  • Local split-screen players will now always be on the same team in Halo 2 Matchmaking.
  • Made an update to allow players to use Voice Chat during loading screens in Matchmaking.
  • Made an update to ensure that players are not forced into an incorrect party after encountering an issue in Matchmaking.
  • Resolved an issue where the "Winning Team Won" text was shown in the Carnage Report.

Roster

  • Made fixes to reduce the amount of time it takes to update the Roster:
  • Players will now be discovered sooner after starting the game.
  • Changes to the roster will be more immediate to better reflect friend activity.

Parties

  • Made several improvements to party joining and management.
  • Resolved an issue where players that were in a party could not join another party from the Roster.
  • Made changes to ensure that parties cannot exceed the maximum party size of a playlist.
  • Made an update to ensure that Party Leaders can assign a new Party Leader or Kick a player from their party.

Custom games

  • Made a change to ensure that teams selections are correctly carried over in Custom Games.
  • Made an update to ensure that player settings do not revert to a previous state after completing a Halo 2 Anniversary Multiplayer match.
  • Made an update to ensure that players do not disconnect after completing a Custom Game.
  • Resolved an issue in Custom Games where parties would disband if some players were playing in Split-Screen.
  • Made a change to ensure that Halo 3 Custom Game variants display correct author information.

Halo: CE

  • Made various changes and improvements to Halo: CE multiplayer hit registration.

Achievements

  • Made an update to ensure that the 'Legend Slayer' achievement unlocks when prerequisites are met.
  • The 'Pacifist' achievement will no longer be awarded for resuming 'Assault on the Control Room'.

Stability improvements

  • Made a variety of stability improvements across the following areas:
  • Matchmaking
  • Custom Games
  • Campaign Playlists
  • Main Menu

Control schemes

  • Updated the Halo 2 'Green Fingers' Button Layout.
  • Updated the Halo 2 Anniversary Multiplayer Recon Button Layout.

Misc

  • Made improvements to stat-tracking.
  • Improved language support for Norweigan, Spanish, German and Japanese.

*Note: The team is aware that "Legacy" controls are incorrectly functioning as "Default" in Halo 2: Anniversary and Halo 4, and are working to resolve this issue in an upcoming update. We will continue to work on additional content updates to further improve the game.




 
 

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