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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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Nintendo Switch games news – SHOCK new Xbox One crossover, as Halo comes to Switch | Gaming | Entertainment

Microsoft has managed to get the Halo franchise on Nintendo Switch… but there’s a catch. Master Chief will be appearing as part of the Halo Mash Up Pack in the Nintendo Switch version of Minecraft. It’s all thanks to the Better Together Update, which enables cross-platform play between Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, Windows 10, Android, iOS and more. As Eurogamer points out, this will include DLC like the Halo Mash Up Pack, which is currently …

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Halo is coming to Nintendo Switch… in Minecraft • Eurogamer.net

Halo will finally land on a Nintendo platform – in the shape of the Microsoft franchise’s Minecraft mash-up pack. The skin and texture pack has been available in Xbox 360 and Xbox One versions of Minecraft for years – but has never been appeared on a rival console. That will change later this year when Minecraft’s new cross-platform version – cunningly just dubbed “Minecraft” – launches. This iteration of Minecraft is the one Microsoft has …

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Xbox One Backwards Compatibility list update: FOUR Halo games “closer” to release

GETTY/MICROSOFT Xbox One Backwards Compatibility list update: FOUR Halo games “closer” to release Microsoft hasn’t added any new titles to the Xbox One backwards compatibility library this week, with surprisingly no new game additions in whats been an usually quiet week for the team. However, fans have been given a BIG update on the state of the four impending 343 Industries Halo titles which were previously promised as coming later this year. In 2016 games …

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Four Xbox 360 Halo Games Coming to Xbox One Back-Compat Very Soon

Since Microsoft announced that Xbox 360 Halo games would come to Xbox One via backward compatibility, fans have been asking about them over and over again. Fortunately, 343 Industries said that all the four Halo titles will be available very soon. According to the team, the back-compatibility department is making sure that the Halo games are working properly. We must remember that there are already four Halo games that can be played on Xbox One: …

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The next Halo is coming to Windows Mixed Reality, not Xbox One | VentureBeat | PC Gaming

Microsoft is working on a Halo virtual reality experience for its Windows Mixed Reality platform. Developer 343 Industries, the studio responsible for overseeing Halo, has previously created demonstrations for the HoloLens augmented-reality headset that is still in early testing at Microsoft. But now, the 343 team developing a Halo game that is among the first wave of content to hit the mixed reality fork of Windows as a full consumer product. Windows Mixed Reality is …

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The Halo mod that adds new weapons and enemies now has lovely, smooth animations

Subscribe to PCGamesN on YouTube A new version of the Halo Custom Edition SPV3 mod is now available, bringing new weapons, enemies, vehicles, and areas, as well as bonus skulls to Halo Combat Evolved PC. Here’s our picks of the best multiplayer games on PC. As reported by Dark Side of Gaming, the new version also interpolates the framerate to make the animations smoother. As DSOG explain it, though the original version of Halo CE runs …

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Xbox One Still Getting Four Old Halo Games Through Backwards Compatibility

Earlier this year, Microsoft announced that Halo 3, Halo 3: ODST, Halo 4, and Halo: CE Anniversary are coming to Xbox One through backwards compatibility. We still don’t know when they’ll be added to the catalog, but fans can rest assured that Microsoft is still working on it. In the latest Halo weekly update, developer 343 gave an update on how it’s coming along, starting off with, “Good news: back-compat is still a thing!” The …

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