Halo: The Master Chief Collection on PC is almost done as the Halo 4 test flight is underway


Serve the UNSC by testing

343 Industries will finish the fight as soon as it finishes the flight. Closed testing on the final Halo game has officially begun. Once that has wrapped up, Halo: The Master Chief Collection on PC will be complete.

Halo 4's test flight is live for everyone who's enrolled in the Halo Insider program. Here's the content that's included:

Campaign missions:

  • Mission 2: Requiem
  • Mission 3: Forerunner
  • Mission 5: Reclaimer
  • Mission 6: Shutdown
  • Mission 7: Composer

Spartan Ops missions:

  • Land Grab
  • Sniper Alley
  • The Challenge
  • Sacred
  • Core
  • Clean Up
  • For Science
  • Hacksaw
  • Pelican Down
  • Gagarin

Multiplayer maps:

  • Adrift
  • Exile
  • Haven
  • Longbow
  • Meltdown
  • Ragnarok
  • Impact
  • Landfall
  • Skyline
  • Perdition
  • Pitfall

343 is using Halo 4 as an opportunity to bring a bunch of features to the whole Master Chief Collection suite. It'll introduce input-based matchmaking, crossplay between PC and Xbox One (available in competitive multiplayer, Forge, and Firefight), server region selection, and advanced text chat options. 

It's expected that after a few weeks of testing, Halo 4 will launch proper. It's expected to run $10 as a standalone purchase; it's also rolled into the $40 complete Master Chief Collection Then -- with Halo: Combat Evolved, Halo 2, Halo 3, Halo 3: ODST, Halo Reach, and Halo 4 all in one package -- it will be finished on PC.

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