2021 plans for Halo: The Master Chief Collection announced for Xbox consoles and Windows PC

A special 2020 retrospective blog post has just been published on the official Halo website and, while most of it consists of personal anecdotes from those who have been working on Halo: The Master Chief Collection, there are some interesting parts that reveal what the future has planned for Microsoft’s Halo video game bundle.

Here’s the official list of features that are currently being worked on for inclusion in future game updates going into 2021.

  • 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

Other titbits mentioned in the blog post include plans for seasons going up to Season 10, a stronger dev focus on mods, new Forge items, and HDR on PC. A look at some of the skins being added as rewards for the next season was also given (see top image).

Halo: The Master Chief Collection is a celebration of the Halo video game franchise that includes Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary, Halo 2: Anniversary, Halo 3, and Halo 4, all upgraded with improved visuals and added functionality. Halo Reach and Halo 3: ODST are available as add-ons and all Halo: The Master Chief Collection is playable for free as part of an active Xbox Game Pass subscription on Xbox consoles and Windows PC.

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