Halo: The Master Chief Collection Update Notes

Posted 1 year ago

343 Industries have shared the latest update notes for Halo: The Master Chief Collection. The next time you log into Halo: The Master Chief Collection, you will be prompted to download the latest content update, which adds the new multiplayer map “Remnant” to Halo 2: Anniversary, as well as additional game updates.

Below, you’ll find a summary of what is included in today’s update:


  • Remnant [Remake of the Halo 2 Classic multiplayer map Relic] is now available for all users
  • 100 New Achievements added for ODST and Remnant. To see the list, head here.
  • Players can now search for Gamertags and access file share, by selecting their own Gamertag in the Active Roster. To learn how, head here.
  • Enables DLC addition of Halo 3: ODST campaign (available separately via the Xbox Store). For more information on Halo 3: ODST campaign, go here.


  • Improved skill matchmaking for parties in ranked playlists
  • Made an updated to ensure that parties are no longer separated onto different teams in ranked playlists
  • Improved rank stability to prevent ranks from incorrectly resetting


  • Quit and loss penalties are now applied immediately in matchmaking


  • Resolved Assault Rifle and Shotgun registration issues
    Fixed an issue with vehicle audio in split-screen
    Reduced occurrences of players falling out of map
    Improved stability while title is in “suspend” mode
    Improved music playback for Campaign


  • Fixed an issue where playlist scores posted to Leaderboards incorrectly
    Improved host migration handling in for peer-to-peer custom game matches
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  • Added UI support for Halo 3 voice chat in matchmaking
    Improved Campaign stability
    Fixed an issue where the scoring HUD would not display in Campaign
    Fixed an issue where some players could experience a delayed spawn into a matchmade game


  • Fixed an issue where the scoring HUD would not display in Campaign


  • Added support for displaying parties as a group in the roster
  • Improved handling of dedicated servers
  • Team colors are preserved after every match in custom games
  • Fixed a host migration issue for Custom Games
  • Improved handling of player joinability and leader promotions through Active Roster
  • Improved stability of 16 player parties


  • Improved Forge Stability with large number of players on high budget maps
  • Added support for Infection within Halo 3 Forge maps
  • Fixed an issue where “Place at Start” did not function correctly in Halo 3
  • Fixed an issue where controller settings were not respected in Halo 2: Anniversary


  • Improvements to achievement unlocking throughout title
  • Fixed an issue that prevented the Blast Can achievements from unlocking in matchmaking


  • Made improvements to stat tracking for all titles
  • Improved functionality of unlock notifications
  • Improved voice chat functionality throughout all titles
  • Improved PGCR stats/details and stat uploading reliability
  • Fixed issues where local & shared files may not appear under “My Files”
  • Improved Stability of Co-op play in Campaign Playlists
  • UI now sorts achievements, nameplates, and avatars based on what you have unlocked
  • Improved Scoring functionality during Co-Op Campaign sessions
  • Improved Spartan Ops performance
  • Improvements made to mission progression in Campaign Playlists
  • Improved Rival functionality in Campaign Playlists
  • Improved stability for Halo 2: Anniversary map loading in matchmaking
  • Final scoreboard is now displayed during outro loading screen after a match
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