There’s a piece of good news for PC gamers. Microsoft is going to bring Halo: The Master Chief Collection (MMC) to PC. After getting years of recommendation from fans, Microsoft is finally introducing the famous video game series. The move will enable PC games to get their hands on the collection trough Stream and the Microsoft Store. So the games will be available on both platform stores. The companies announced the news during an event, Inside Xbox, on March 12. But there’s other news that might disappoint some Halo fans. The new Master Chief Collection will have a different release model than that of the Xbox version. Instead of launching the bunch at a time, Microsoft will unroll the games one by one on PC. The move is to avoid the technical issues that afflicted the game previously.
As per Microsoft, the most crucial and critical element of this project is to ensure that the new collection bestows a true top-class experience on PC. The company also plans to start the release series with Halo: Reach. It is a prequel to the game series which initially arrived in 2010. The series will be then followed by other titles sequentially. Microsoft intends to sell each game individually, and also in the Master Chief Collection Bundle. The game collection consists of Halo: Combat Evolved, Halo 2, Halo 3, Halo 3: ODST (Campaign), Halo: 4.
Along with the collection mentioned above, Halo: Reach will launch as part of the group by the end of the current year. According to Microsoft, releasing the collection in steps for PC will offer time to developers to introduce each title to the desktop. In other words, users will not require to wait for the entire bundle and get the game in chunks. Although, as other MCC games the Halo: Reach will hit the market inclusive of 4K resolution, HDR graphics, and a 60 fps frame rate. So the users having MMC on Xbox One will automatically get the game’s new content. But some add-ons like game’s Firefight and the campaign will be available to premium holders only.
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