With Halo Infinite on the horizon and a brand new update for Halo: The Master Chief Collection; there has never been a better time to be a Halo fan! The new free update for Halo: The Master Chief Collection titled “Raven” has just released, containing a large suite of new content and features to the collection! Let’s look at what 343 Industries is adding.
The Raven Season is named after the epic arcade game Halo: Fireteam Raven; and for good reason! Headlining the new season is brand new ODST armour inspired by the game’s four main characters is being added to Halo 3. These unique armours also add a new customization slot for backpacks; for which each ODST has a special unit.
Halo 3 Customization
However, that’s only the tip of the iceberg! There is an absolute pelican-load of new customization items added to Halo 3! This includes even more new armours, animated visors, and a backpack slot which add a greater variety of customization! Additionally, new weapon & vehicle skins will have players looking cooler than ever!
If that wasn’t enough, the first new multiplayer map in over a decade is being added to Halo 3! The snow & ice-themed map “Waterfall” is making its debut and will feature the Silenced SMG and Brute Plasma Rifle as natively placed weapons! It is currently available in custom games, and will hopefully be going online soon.
Collection Wide Updates
There’s even more customization coming to Halo: The Master Chief Collection! Players will be able to earn brand new static and animated nameplates to stand out in the crowd! Additionally, players can spend their hard-earned points at the Exchange store to receive exclusive gear they may have missed!
Excitingly, dual-key bindings and mouse & keyboard support coming to Xbox consoles! Xbox One players can also adjust their FOV now, change the crosshair position to centred or lowered, and play around with new audio options! That’s not to mention all the new bug fixes and QoL updates being added to the game, which can be viewed here!
Ravens & Pixels
Halo: The Master Chief Collection‘s Season 6 update “Raven” released on April 7th, 2021 for Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, Xbox Game Pass, and PC via Steam. Be sure to check out all of the updates, news, and more at the official Halo website and Twitter page!
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