Halo 4 – 11.6 million unique users online, new Forge map and skill rank hitting next month

By Stephany Nunneley
23 March 2013 13:58 GMT

343 Industries hosted a Halo 4 panel at PAX East yesterday, during which the developer revealed new content for April, and the fact the game has seen 11.6 million unique users connected to Xbox Live who have played in any mode – not just multiplayer. This figure also includes guest accounts.

A new Forge map containing a series of “flat spaces” called Forge Island will will released for free on April 11.

The new competitive skill ranking system will be out in early April and will allow players to pair up based on their competitive skill rank, according to Polygon. It has been in testing since November.

“X-markers” will be added to the HUD with a title update, Active Camo users will be visible when shooting, and the Gauss Warthog was reworked with auto aim, damage and magnetism adjusted.

The panel also talked about the Castle Map Pack which drops on April 8, details of which have previously been divulged and new screens are here in case you missed them yesterday.

Get more through Polygon and Gamespot.

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