The replace will embody two new maps and assist for keyboard and mouse controls on consoles.
Halo Insider members anticipated to already be taking part in the most recent public flight content material in Halo: The Master Chief Collection, however 343 Industries delayed it by about one week in an effort to tackle lingering bugs. Fortunately, there’s lots of content material on the way in which, and to assist make the wait a bit of simpler, we even have some photos of the 2 new maps coming to Halo 3’s multiplayer.
“If all goes properly in Rings 1 and a couple of, we plan to roll out our subsequent public flight as early as subsequent Thursday, February 25,” 343 Industries stated in an update post. “Then we’re planning in tough every week or so, an replace to the flight to convey extra content material and options on-line that we’re working onerous on.”
The replace will characteristic Season 6 content material and another customization choices that we have discussed previously, resembling keyboard assist on Xbox programs. The largest additions are the maps Edge and Waterfall, which each initially appeared within the Russian sport Halo On-line. That sport is now not out there, however the maps stay on.
They appear to be they will match with the remainder of Halo 3’s choices, with one going down in a frozen outside atmosphere whereas the opposite is an indoor set up that appears prefer it was constructed by the Forerunners.
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It ought to assist to make the look ahead to Halo Infinite a bit of extra bearable, as the sport was delayed roughly a 12 months in an effort to give the event group extra time to shine it. A showcase over the summer season acquired a blended response, with explicit criticism aimed on the lack of element and constancy in characters and the environments.