Halo: The Master Chief Collection matchmaking update rolling out

By Brenna Hillier, Wednesday, 4 March 2015 05:23 GMT

Halo: The Master Chief Collection has been updated to help fix its tragic matchmaking. Again.

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Now almost four months old, Halo: The Master Chief Collection was still pretty broken as of this morning, with rubbish matchmaking and plenty of other issues to go around.

343 Industries is still trying to fix it, and has today released what may just be the final patch that makes everything better.

Then again, and history is on our side here, it might not. Cross your fingers, apply the update, and hope for the best.

Here are the patch notes, direct from Halo Waypoint:


  • Made a variety of updates to improve matchmaking performance and success rates
  • Improved matchmaking search times/time to match
  • Improved stability throughout the matchmaking process across all titles

  • Improved party stability
    Halo 2

  • Made improvements to multiplayer shot registration
  • Improved campaign stability across a variety of levels
  • Addressed stability issues for matchmaking and custom games
  • Fixed issues around resuming H2A Campaign from “remastered” mode
  • Improved medal display consistency
    Halo: Combat Evolved

  • Fixed issues regarding aim assist which resulted in the reticle being pushed away from an enemy
  • Improved shot registration consistency between host / client in peer-to-peer custom game matches
  • Resolved a variety of UI inconsistencies, including team color randomization, medals, and in-game scoreboard display

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