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Xbox One X patch for Halo 5 will be ready for the console’s launch

Of all the Microsoft games receiving Xbox One X patches, Halo 5 is the one we’ve heard the least about recently.  However that hasn’t prevented the patch from coming out in time for the new console’s launch.  343 Industries has confirmed that the patch will be launching later today at 9:00 PT / 12:00 ET / 16:00 GMT, well in advance of the console’s official launch date on November 7.  So what does it do? …

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Halo 5 Update Coming Today, Adds Xbox One X Support And Makes A Big BR Change

Halo 5: Guardians might be more than two years old now, but Microsoft and developer 343 Industries are not finished yet supporting the Xbox One game. A big new update is coming out today, November 2, adding Xbox One X support, new game modes, and making significant and potentially controversial changes to weapon balance. The update adds 4K UHD support on Xbox One X, though that won’t matter much to the general population as the …

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Halo 5 gets its Xbox One X patch this week

A few months ago, 343 Industries announced that Halo 5: Guardians was getting an Xbox One X upgrade. Since then we haven’t really heard much about it. There was no concrete release date for the upgrade. Many hoped that it would launch around the same time as the Xbox One X. It looks like the day if here sooner than many expected and it’s a welcome surprise. The studio just said that the Xbox One …

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Microsoft Shows Off Original Xbox Games on Xbox One and Halo 3 on Xbox One X

Not even 24 hours ago, Microsoft announced that October 24th would be the day original Xbox backward compatibility arrived for Xbox One. They’ve further added to the excitement by releasing a few videos showing off comparisons between Xbox games playing on the original Xbox versus the Xbox One S. Along with the original Xbox videos, players can also check out few clips of how Xbox 360 game Halo 3 looks on the Xbox One X. …

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Forget Halo 6, Microsoft just announced this massive Xbox One X project | Gaming | Entertainment

While Xbox One fans may be hungry for more news on Halo 6, there are a newer projects being worked on that might be of interest. It has been confirmed by Microsoft that they will be updating Halo: The Master Chief Collection for it launch on the Xbox One X. A new patch is being launched that will boost the title, which originally launched with some major multiplayer issues. This was confirmed during a recent …

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Halo 3 and three other Xbox 360 titles getting enhanced for Xbox One X

If you thought it was just current generation games getting some Xbox One X enhancements, surprise! Microsoft has today announced via the folks at IGN that four of its backward compatible Xbox 360 games will be enhanced for Xbox One X. No, you didn’t read that wrong. Some titles now have 10-bit color depth unlocked where they previously had 8-bit, others have HDR lighting enabled, and all have nine times the on-screen pixels. The four …

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Halo director spells out what went wrong in Master Chief Collection, why it can be fixed

Halo’s franchise development director has elaborated on what is in store for Halo: The Master Chief Collection, whose multiplayer 343 Industries will attempt to fix — three years after its launch — following the Xbox One X’s upcoming launch. Halo: The Master Chief Collection will be getting enhancements for the Xbox One X edition, but Frank O’Connor stressed that the real reason that 343 was revisiting the beleaguered game is because three years of changes …

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Halo: The Master Chief Collection to get fixes, upgrades for Xbox One X

Halo: The Master Chief Collection will be updated with “enhancements” for the Xbox One X, developer 343 Industries announced during a livestream yesterday. The studio offered few details on the upgrades, although it said that The Master Chief Collection’s Xbox One X update will offer more than improved graphics. In a blog post, 343 said that in addition to enhancements for the 4K-capable console, the patch will feature “fixes, improvements and upgrades to the core …

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Xbox One X Just Got a Big ‘Halo’ Reveal, and It Sounds Incredible

The Xbox One X is going to support some blockbuster games when it launches on November 7, with first-person shooter series Halo officially joining the list. On Wednesday, developer 343 Industries officially revealed that Halo: The Master Chief Collection will get an Xbox One X boost. The collection, which launched in 2014, includes graphically updated versions of Halo: Combat Evolved and Halo 2 alongside Halo 3 and Halo 4. While Microsoft’s $499 console will play …

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Xbox One X Patches Confirmed For Halo: MCC And Halo Wars 2

Today during a livestream event, Microsoft made some big announcements about the Halo franchise, including new Xbox One X patches and ongoing support for Halo 5. We already knew that Halo 5 will receive an Xbox One X update, and today developer 343 confirmed that Halo Wars 2 is also getting patched to unlock “visual upgrades” on the new console. Halo: The Master Chief Collection is also getting an Xbox One X update, while players …

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New Xbox One S bundles include Rocket League, Minecraft, and Halo

We’re still in the midst of October, but the holiday shopping season will soon be here, and Microsoft has gotten an early jump on things for those planning on buying an Xbox One this year. The company has announced four new console bundles that include a popular game and its DLC or other digital content, along with a white 500GB Xbox One S and a wireless controller. The first is the Xbox One S Minecraft …

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Xbox One X with Forza 7, Halo 5 and Quantum Break for £450 • Eurogamer.net

A note from the editor: Jelly Deals is a deals site launched by our parent company, Gamer Network, with a mission to find the best bargains out there. Look out for the Jelly Deals roundup of reduced-price games and kit every Saturday on Eurogamer. Those of you currently saving your pennies in order to pick up one of Microsoft’s brand new boxes next month may want to switch your pre-order today. That is, at least, …

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Xbox One X News: 4K Game Updates, PS4 Pro sales, Microsoft on VR and a Halo Scorpio secret

MICROSOFT Xbox One X News: 4K Game Updates, PS4 Pro sales, Microsoft on VR and a Halo Scorpio secret Microsoft has announced a few interesting pieces of news regarding its upcoming Xbox One X console this week, starting with most notably the news from Mike Ybarra that Alpha ring members can now start preparing for the launch by downloading 4K content updates. This functionality was announced during the Xbox live show at Gamescom in August. …

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Xbox One X secret REVEALED – Hidden feature is GOOD NEWS for Halo fans | Gaming | Entertainment

Xbox One X is hiding a hidden surprise for Halo fans, it has been revealed. With the Xbox One X release date creeping up fast, fans have discovered a Master Chief Easter egg hidden within the console itself. As YouTube channel unocero points out, the console’s board has an etching of Master Chief riding a scorpion. This is a reference to the Xbox One X’s Project Scorpio codename. Interestingly, it’s not the first time Microsoft has …

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Halo 5 Xbox One X Update Detailed by 343’s O’Connor; Higher Res Textures But Likely Limited HDR

343 Industries’ Halo franchise development director, Frank ‘Franky’ O’Connor, has provided some additional details about the upcoming Halo 5 Xbox One X update. Halo 5’s Xbox One X update was announced by 343i back in July of this year, but other than that the game will support true 4K on Microsoft’s enhanced Xbox, no specific One X enhancements were detailed. On the NEOGAF forums, O’Connor, who goes by the name ‘Stinkles’, has now provided some …

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