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Only four days after its last update, developer 343 Industries has issued another patch for Halo: The Master Chief Collection aimed at fixing the matchmaking problems that have plagued the shooter compilation since its November 11 debut. "This particular content update focuses on matchmaking, part...

December 8th 2014 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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Though Halo: Spartan Strike was originally scheduled for release this month, a notice on Halo Waypoint claims the overhead shooter spin-off has been delayed due to the ongoing technical problems plaguing Halo: The Master Chief Collection. "Earlier this year, we announced Halo: Spartan Strike, our...

December 5th 2014 at 3:30pm 0 Comments
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As promised, developer 343 Industries has issued yet another update for Halo: The Master Chief Collection that the studio claims will improve the shooter compilation's ongoing matchmaking problems, but won't fix them entirely. "Please note that while this update will improve team balance issues, w...

December 4th 2014 at 1:00pm 0 Comments
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The saga of Halo: The Master Chief Collection's post-launch connectivity problems rolls on. Many players remain unable to reliably connect to multiplayer games, while developer 343 Industries notes that its team is working on imminent updates, "the next of which will specifically make improvements...

December 2nd 2014 at 2:30pm 0 Comments
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343 Industries head Bonnie Ross sent out her "heartfelt apologies" to Halo: The Master Chief Collection players yesterday, following a fortnight of matchmaking malaise. It's far from the first time the studio's said sorry for the Xbox One compilation's online troubles, but it is the first time we'v...

November 25th 2014 at 8:00am 0 Comments
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The Halo 2: Anniversary Rumble playlist is live in Halo: The Master Chief Collection, after 343 Industries stripped it out on November 14 to help ease matchmaking issues. Still, the playlist isn't finalized – it currently allows up to 10 players and doesn't feature ranking, and 343 says it wi...

November 24th 2014 at 11:04am 0 Comments
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Halo: The Master Chief Collection has suffered from serious matchmaking issues since its launch earlier this month – when we reviewed it, matchmaking was "barely functioning." However, today's content update aims to fix many of these issues. In a blog post, developer 343 Industries outlines t...

November 20th 2014 at 5:30pm 0 Comments
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Halo, is it matchmaking you're looking for? Sorry, but the Halo: The Master Chief Collection matchmaking-focused patch originally scheduled for tomorrow, November 19, is now due "later this week." After a week in which the Xbox One compilation's been beset by online troubles, 343 Industries said th...

November 18th 2014 at 7:00am 0 Comments
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343 Industries trimmed the number of active playlists in Halo: The Master Chief Collection in a bid to ease the ongoing matchmaking issues. Executive Producer Dan Ayoub said the temporary culling of four playlists, leaving the game with six, will lower the wait time for matches. However, 343 Indust...

November 14th 2014 at 8:00am 0 Comments
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343 Industries plans to release "a number of server updates" today for Halo: The Master Chief Collection, with the aim of improving the problematic matchmaking. In an official forum post, Exec. Producer Dan Ayoub said the updates are due to roll out this morning (PT), and since they're server-side...

November 12th 2014 at 7:00am 0 Comments
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Halo again! That's either a greeting or a statement of fact, your choice. Halo: The Master Chief Collection includes four revamped Halo games in a bundle of nostalgia for Halo fans, while offering a handy jumping-in point for players new to the series. We gave The Master Chief Collection a near-pe...

November 11th 2014 at 8:30pm 0 Comments