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20 Oct 2020

Halo: The Master Chief Collection – 4K 120fps on Xbox Series X/S after launch

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Resolution Upgrades

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Halo MCC and Xbox Series X/S

Microsoft has shared its plans for the series of games, with them announcing that Xbox One owners will receive a free upgrade.

The collection is even coming to those with Xbox Game Pass on November 17, just a week after the new console's release.

But what features have Microsoft promised for the games on next gen? Let’s take a look now!

Resolution Upgrades

The main talking point for Microsoft on the upgrade to next gen is the resolution.

They claim that the collection will support up to 4K resolution on the Xbox Series X, as well as 120 fps.

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It remains to be seen how this will work, as the wording “target” leave sus feeling a little sceptical.

It is likely instead that users will get the choice of framerate or visual appearance, with a slider moving to one or the other depending on preference.

This is merely speculation. However, with DIRT 5 opting for this method on the Xbox Series X/S, we can see other producers following suit.

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Black Ops Cold War have finally done it, so it seems other games are catching up on the trend.

FOV Sliders are no longer a PC exclusive!

The adjustable Field of View slider will allow players to select the size of the viewing angle, making more or less of the area in front of the player visible.

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It remains to be seen how this will affect performance, however.

Inevitably, more textures on-screen will place a larger load on the hardware.

Halo MCC and Xbox Series X/S

Halo: Master Chief Collection is currently £20.99 on the Microsoft Store (with just 18 hours left on this low price!) and £29.99 on Steam.

The Xbox Series X/S will launch on 10 November worldwide, with Halo MCC a week behind as a free upgrade.