“It’s time to dust off the ol’ Needler.”
Fans who were curious whether or not Halo: The Master Chief Collection would be among the list of backwards compatible games on the Xbox One designated for full optimization on the next-generation Xbox Series X and S consoles can rest easy — Microsoft and 343 Industries confirmed on Tuesday morning that the game will be fully optimized for the new systems.
It's time to dust off the ol' Needler.
✅ Fully Optimized on Series X|S
✅ 120 FPS in Campaign & Multiplayer
✅ Split-screen improvements & up to 4K on Series X
✅ Available for free to existing owners or those with @XboxGamePass on November 17 pic.twitter.com/Ufusdsyd8C
— Xbox (@Xbox) October 20, 2020
In addition, Halo: The Master Chief Collection will boast 120 FPS in the campaign and multiplayer modes, split screen improvements and 4K resolution on the Xbox Series X. The upgrade will be available for owners of the game free of charge starting November 17th as well as to Xbox Game Pass members.
Some other games which have been announced to support 120 FPS on the Xbox Series X|S consoles include:
- Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War
- Devil May Cry 5 Special Edition
- Dirt 5
- Gears 5
- Rainbow Six Siege
- Ori and the Will of the Wisps
- Halo: Infinite
And now we can safely add Halo: The Master Chief Collection to that list as well.
What do you think of the news concerning Halo: The Master Chief Collection on Xbox Series X|S will be fully optimized? Was this decision revolving around the Xbox’s flagship first-person-shooter a no-brainer? Let us know in the comments.