Microsoft have released a new trailer for Halo: The Master Chief Collection.
Halo: The Master Chief Collection is an upcoming compilation of remastered games from the Halo series for the Xbox One platform. It consists of Halo: Combat Evolved, Halo 2, Halo 3, Halo 4, and their multiplayer modes, complete with their full set of add-on content. All games received graphical upgrades for the release, but Halo 2 received a Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary-style high-definition overhaul. The release will also ship with access to the Halo 5: Guardians multiplayer beta.
Included with Halo: The Master Chief Collection is Halo: Nightfall, an original live-action digital series that introduces a pivotal new character in Halo 5: Guardians.
Also included is the Halo 2 remake. Halo 2 Anniversary will bring back many fan-favourite modes including CTF, Assault, Territories and Juggernaut.
The brand-new modes in Halo 2 Anniversary include the following types from other Halo games:
- Ricochet - Two teams try to score points by carrying or throwing a ball into their opponent's goal. Running it in gives more than twice as many points.
- Race - Teams or individual players try to pass through all checkpoints before their opponents can. Checkpoints can be reached on foot or with vehicles.
- SWAT - Players fight it out with no shields or motion tracker. Players can be killed with a single headshot. Battle Rifles and DMR's can even take out multiple enemies with one burst.
- Infection - A select group of players start out as zombies and try to kill the other players. Each player they kill is "infected" and joins the zombie team. The uninfected must try to survive as long as possible.
This isn't a complete list, though. 343 Industries says that we can expect several more to be announced soon.
The full list of maps for Halo 2 Anniversary hasn't been announced yet. However, 343 did confirm that Coagulation will be one of the multiplayer arenas included with the remake. Coagulation is a remake of classic map "Blood Gulch."
Halo 2 Anniversary's multiplayer won't just be featuring content from other Halo games. They're introducing a vehicle called the M274-M Ultra-Light All-Terrain Vehicle. The M274-M, nicknamed the "Gungoose," is a Mongoose with an anti-infantry gun on the front. The combination of speed and firepower should make it a very popular vehicle.
Halo: The Master Chief Collection hits Xbox One on November 11th.