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New Matchmaking Update for Halo: The Master Chief Collection

by on January 20, 2015
 

343 Industries released another patch for Halo: The Master Chief Collection, adressing again to matchmaking issues which still bother the players.

The latest update will not focus only on multiplayer matchmaking, but also on user interface, campaign, controls and general stability. Of course this will not be the final patch of the game, 343 Industries  mentioning that they are still working on more content updates with improvements for “matchmaking, parties, and other top community items”.

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Matchmaking:

  • Improved matchmaking search success rates.
  • Made an update to reduce instances of “Awaiting Privileges” matchmaking errors.
  • Made an update to ensure player counts more reliably match the expected numbers for each playlist.
  • Fixed an issue where player would sometimes appear to be searching in an incorrect “FIND GAME” screen.
  • Added countdown sound effect to the voting timer.

General Multiplayer:

  • Made several improvements to party joining through the in-game Roster.
  • Made an update to ensure that the mute icon is visible while in Matchmaking.
  • Fixed an issue in Halo 4 where players could equip the same weapon as their primary and secondary weapons.

General Campaigns:

  • Made several improvements to stat tracking for Halo: CE, Halo 2, Halo 3, and Halo 4.
  • Made changes to Halo 3 and Halo 4 scoring to ensure that players are not penalized for destroying empty vehicles.

General Menu:

  • Lowered the music volume level in multiplayer menus.
  • Fixed an issue where friend emblems in roster would show up as default when exiting a game session.
  • Made updates to UI and menus to improve multiplayer status messaging, such as when a player joins your lobby.

Control Layouts:

  • Made an update to the Halo 2: Anniversary “Legacy” Stick Layout.

Stability:

  • Made stability improvements across multiple titles for campaign and multiplayer.

Source: HaloWaypoint

 

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